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Seven Christian Olympians 2016
As the Rio Olympics gets underway we take a look at Olympians performing for Christ in the World’s premier sporting event.
6th August

August 6th, 2016 - Posted & Written by Laura White

Olympic Athletes Hailed as Role Models
The legacy of the London 2012 Olympics will take many forms in addition to the sports facilities, affordable homes and new green open space in a deprived area of the city. However, much of the legacy will take years to appear, and this particularly applies to the role-model effect expressed in th...
18th September

September 18th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Pamela Evans

Flood honoured with Eric Liddell award
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Olympic rower Debbie Flood has been honoured with an Eric Liddell Award, in recognition of her outstanding character on and off the sports field.
22nd August

August 22nd, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Farewell Cynicism: Thoughts on London 2012
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When it was announced that Great Britain would host the 30th Olympic Games, the British media had seven years to root around for stories.
13th August

August 13th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Sam Hailes

From personal failure - to Godly success
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A man billed as the World's most traveled musician, is set to put his life and faith on show at London 2012.
10th August

August 10th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Salvation Army to host Olympic Mountain biking
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The Salvation Army are set to play an unlikely part in the 2012 Olympics, as the fortnight of sport draws to a close.
10th August

August 10th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Five Top Christian Olympians
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With London 2012 in full swing, here are five top Olympians performing for Christ in the World’s premier sporting event.
7th August

August 7th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Hefin Rhys Jones

O Thou Who Changest Not
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Did you watch it? Last week, the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. Did you watch?
3rd August

August 3rd, 2012 - Posted & Written by Jennie Pollock

Barefoot Durham man is Kenyan Olympic hero
A barefoot Olympic torch bearer from County Durham, has been hailed as an Olympic hero – in Kenya.
9th July

July 9th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Olympic champ Ohuruogu runs on faith
It will be a case of going “back to her roots” for Christine Ohuruogu this summer when the 400m champ takes part in her third Olympics. And roots are what she has had to draw heavily upon over a traumatic few years, which saw her rely on her faith to sustain her through a series of s...
26th June

June 26th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Hefin Rhys Jones

An eternal flame? How sports star 'lost' God
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World Champion Triple Jumper Jonathan Edwards once had a faith that burned as brightly, and as publicly as the Olympic flame, but after he lost his faith in 2007, many are asking - will he find it again?
28th May

May 28th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Hefin Rhys Jones

Opinion: Keeping Olympic Sundays special
It has almost become a cliché, so powerfully has the idea been entrenched in our minds, but I will use it anyway. Shopping Malls have become our cathedrals, and mammon our God. But is extending Sunday opening during the Olympics a step too far?
30th April

April 30th, 2012 - Posted & Written by The Editor

Olympic special Mark's Gospel launched
Billed as an "ideal outreach tool during the olympic games" the ERV (easy to read version) Gospel of Mark has been launched by Authentic Publishing.
12th April

April 12th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Sam Hailes

Exploring faith and identity through art
A new international art competition has been launched: 'My Place On The Isle: Exploring Faith & Identity'. The aim is to "nurture and celebrate contemporary art in Britain".
6th April

April 6th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Claire Musters

The Olympic Torch Relay: a chance to shine
The Olympic Torch relay is an unprecedented opportunity for mission - claims an organisation set up to help churches make the most of the Olympics.
18th March

March 18th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Claire Musters

A biography of Eric Liddell by Julian Wilson
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Ian Matthews reviews a new biography of missionary and Olympic champion Eric Liddell.
29th February

February 29th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Ian Matthews

Plans For London Replica Of Rio Jesus Upset Secularists
26th January

January 26th, 2012 - Posted & Written by

Tesco Reacts To Gay Pride Claims
Supermarket giants Tesco have reacted to claims by Conservative Christians that lobbying pressure had led them to pull out of planned support for a Gay Pride event. Last year Tesco announced it would become a sponsor of the ‘Pride of London’ festival leading to a barrage of crit...
3rd January

January 3rd, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

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