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Olympics News: Oxfordshire

In April Private Craig Winspear was awarded his Afghanistan Operational Service Medal by the Vice Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire John Harwood

PARALYMPICS: Brave Craig learns to walk for grand finale

Oxford Mail columnist Caroline O’Connor, who coxed the women’s eights, is pictured on top, with Helen Glover, Women’s Pair gold medallist, centre left. They were supported by brothers Peter and Richard Chambers, wearing sunglasses, who won silver in

PARALYMPICS: Our rowers' moment to shine on victory parade

Silver medalists Richard, left, and Peter Chambers, right front, joined the competitors with paddles

Olympic star power at dragon boat race

Team GB archer Larry Godfrey on his way to victory in the National Series Finals at Church Church Meadows

Archery finals hit the target with young fans

The city’s concert hall

Willkommen to Barton


Triathlon event a triumph

The new £2 coin to commemorate the end of the 2012 Olympics was designed by Witney’s Jonathan Olliffe

Designer creates own Olympic tail

Tristan Hale

‘Experience of a lifetime’

Danielle Plummer, from Bicester, got to dance with ballet star Darcey Bussell, pictured, during Sunday night’s performance

‘Night we’ll never forget’

Grandmother Mo Merchant carries the Olympic torch through Nettlebed

Carrying on torch legacy

Red Cross volunteer Mary Broughton

Volunteer offers life-saving skills at Olympic sailing events

Zac Purchase

‘Time is right to invest in rowing’

The maze

An oar-some Olympic maize maze

Getting hooked on London 2012

Hurdler goes for glory

Hurdler goes for glory

Inspired to reach for Olympic gold

Inspired to reach for Olympic gold

Champ on stamp

Lord Mayor Alan Armitage, left, with Yan Weizhi, centre, and interpreter William Wang

Chinese leaders learn about city sport


Soldiers take pride in their Olympic duties

Hannah England has secured a place in the 1,500m semi-finals

Oxford City runner through to 1,500m Olympics semi-final

Andy Triggs Hodge celebrates with his wife Eeke

Golden glory means rower can go on honeymoon after two-year wait

Zac Purchase and his girlfriend after the medal ceremony

Wedding will help to take Zac’s pain away

Little sign of Games boosting the economy

Hey, we're in the paper

Hey, we're in the paper

Jason Prior of Aecom, which transformed waste ground in East London into the Olympic Stadium site

The Olympic ringmaster

Eileen Naughton was a drummer at the Olympics' opening ceremony

What a week at the Olympics

Peter Radford with his two bronze medals

Olympic hero’s ticket offer comes at a price

Oxford Academy teacher Caroline O’Connor in action Picture: OX53454 Jessica Mann

Oxford teacher coxes women to rowing final

The Union Flag is carried into the stadium and raised by representatives of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force Royal Air Force personnel led by Squadron Leader Lambert from RAF Brize Norton

County plays its part in Olympic opening ceremony

Cameron MacRitchie holds aloft the torch with which he lit the Olympic Cauldron at Friday’s Opening Ceremony. Picture: OX53453 Antony Moore

Teenage rower Cameron proudly lights Olympic Cauldron

Oxford rower Cameron MacRitchie is handed the torch by Sir Steve Redgrave

Oxfordshire takes centre stage at Olympic opening ceremony


County helps boost blood banks ahead of Olympics

Bishop Colin Fletcher of Dorchester leads the ringing of an assortment of bells to celebrate the opening of the Olympic Games at the church in Drayton St Leonard

County rings in countdown to London 2012

Olympic traffic delays Tube bus service to London

You back Sir Roger to light Olympic cauldron

Lawrence Clarke and mum Teresa

County's Olympic hopefuls will do us proud

Oxford town crier Anthony Church will be ringing his bell at the Olympic stadium

County residents on their marks for Olympic roles


Sir Roger in the running to light the Olympic Cauldron


Cable car breaks down over Thames

Ambulance staff volunteer to help out

Bellringers at Drayton St Leonard church

Letting the bells ring out for Olympic-time

History of Olympics goes on display

Zac Purchase contemplates his Olympic chances

ROWING: Sleepy Purchase in golden dream

Andy Triggs Hodge at the GB rowing HQ at Caversham

ROWING: Triggs Hodge aiming to repeat Beijing gold

The finale of the Tree of Light event at Stonor Park, near Henley

Light goes out on Olympic artwork

Children from John Hampden Primary School in Thame will be at the Olympic Stadium Picture: OX53180 Marc West

Pupils in opening ceremony get trainer ‘guidance’

Duncan and Julianna De Leon

Golden Goodhew's a big hit

Teacher spreads the cheer

Teacher spreads the cheer

Lauren Twomey

Torch helps to light up lives

Diver Esme Harris pictured in 1947

Ex-dinner lady's life as a 1948 Olympian

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