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Edinburgh will welcome Olympians

Edinburgh will welcome Olympians | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Edinburgh's Lord Provost has vowed the city will welcome home Sir Chris Hoy and other Olympic heroes despite official celebrations being held in Glasgow.
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SNP told to reveal plans for Olympics welcome | Herald Scotland

SNP told to reveal plans for Olympics welcome | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

THE Scottish Government was last night under pressure to reveal details of its planned homecoming event to honour the country's Olympians as civic celebrations began across the rest of the UK.

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London 2012 in charts: Team GB by sex, age, education and county

London 2012 in charts: Team GB by sex, age, education and county | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
LIVE UPDATES: How many of Team GB are privately educated? Are they really all from Yorkshire? How many are men, compared to women?
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London Olympics 2012: SNP send good-luck message to the ‘Scolympians’ - UK - Scotsman.com

THE Scottish Government has sent a good-luck message to Scotland’s Olympians.
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2012 Olympics begin with little fanfare in Glasgow

2012 Olympics begin with little fanfare in Glasgow | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Glasgow, Scotland • Seven years after London won the Olympic Games, the event began quietly 400 miles away in a different country entirely.
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Scottish choir sings for Olympics

Scottish choir sings for Olympics | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A group of Scottish youngsters make a music video which will feature in the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony.
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Parade for Scots Olympians and Paralympians will be held in Glasgow

The Olympic celebrations will be held in Glasgow on September 14.
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London 2012 Olympics: 70% of Scottish medallists state-educated - Education - Scotsman.com

London 2012 Olympics: 70% of Scottish medallists state-educated - Education - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
SEVENTY per cent of Scotland’s Olympic medal winners went to state schools, despite suggestions that privately educated athletes dominate Team GB.
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London Aye | Herald Scotland

London Aye | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The BBC has made great play of Yorkshire being well up the medal table. (five golds, 11 medals in all). But the diary's resident stats man says Scotland beats that.

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Why Team GB doesn't mean that much to me | Herald Scotland

Why Team GB doesn't mean that much to me | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The London Olympics start next week. I’ll be watching them on the telly. Just like I did the Olympics in Beijing, Athens, Sydney, Atlanta, Barcelona and all the other ones right back to Rome in 1960.

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BBC snub Olympic events held in Scotland | Deadline News

BBC bosses have come under fire after it was revealed only one Olympic event being held in Scotland will be screened live on television.
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Scottish singer Emeli Sande to headline Edinburgh Castle Olympics celebration

The Heaven singer from Aberdeenshire will wow the crowds at the striking historic location on June 13, marking the arrival of the Olympic torch in Edinburgh., Read Full Article: Source is Scotland.org.
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