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Good Luck to Olympics 2012 Paralympians

Hi, it’s Martin ‘Werewolfie’ Adams, sports correspondent at the Greenygrey. I’ve just about recovered from my marathon coverage of Olympics 2012, after my colleagues have found lots of great greenygrey stories to entertain you with since the closing ceremony.

London Paralympics 2012

Tonight will see the Olympic stadium filled again, as the London Paralympics 2012 gets under way. The Greenygrey will be there again.

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london 2012 paralympics / olympics countdown clock (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Superminds as well as Superbodies
If the Olympics showcases the fastest, strongest and most skilled athletes competing in most of the sports, the Paralympics features those with the superminds to overcome physical problems and compete at a high level in the same sports.

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Paralympics (Photo credit: AudreyH)
Some of the paralympians’ achievements are truly amazing, and we wish them all an enjoyable and successful games.

Their endurance and determination is a great example of what humanity can do when it sets its mind to it, and all in a positive way.

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Olympics 2012 Last Night of Athletics a Fitting Finale

Howldy do, it’s Martin ‘Werewolfie’ Adams, back with more sports reporting from Olympics 2012. I’ve got mixed feelings today, as it’s the last day of the great festival of sport, with the closing ceremony tonight. I hope it’s as greenygrey and good as the opening ceremony.

Saturday Olympics 2012 Round-Up

Saturday was another great day for Teams GB and GG. Ed McKeever started Team GB’s gold rush with canoe sprint gold. It was then Team GB versus Team GG in the boxing bantamweight final, as Luke Campbell took on John Joe Nevin, and we’re glad to say Campbell prevailed in a bout that did both teams proud.

The Olympic stadium then hosted another great night of athletics, with Mo Farah getting another gold for Team GB in the 5000 metres, doing an historic double after winning the 10,000 metres last week, while the Jamaican 100 metres relay team smashed the world record while winning gold for Team GG in the final event of the Olympics 2012 athletics programme. Here’s a great action shot of greenygrey duality in action, on the way to victory.

Yes, the last night epitomised the whole Olympics, passing like a dream fantasy, and I had to pinch myself to remind myself that Teams GG and GB are as real as me, Martin ‘Werewolfie’ Adams, and the two teams have done so well so far in Olympics 2012.

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Rowing and Sailing, Team GB and the Greenygrey

Howldy do, it’s Martin ‘Werewolfie’ Adams, struggling through this marathon bout of sports presenting for the Greenygrey. Wish I had a cub reporter to help out!

Today, we’re focusing on the water and waves, although we will save some water for a watery Wednesday, with swimming and cycling tomorrow; separate of course, although the triathlon is today, so maybe that’ll be included too…

Four Golds for Team GB and Four Layers of Greenygrey

Team GB won four golds in the rowing, and the venue at Eton-Dornay also showed off the four layers of greenygrey (like a double-filling sandwich) available on an average day on the riverbank, as shown in this image from the BBC website.

In the foreground we have grey water, and then green grass, which make up the lower half of the greenygrey sandwich. Then we have trees rising above the grass, below grey skies. A greenygrey double delight.

Ben Ainslie‘s Greenygrey Connection

Ben Ainslie won his fourth sailing gold in the Finn class race, and the Greenygrey was there to cheer him home.

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Team GB find Gold amongst the Greenygrey

Howldy do, it’s Martin ‘Werewolfie’ Adams, sports correspondent at the Greenygrey. It was an exciting day for Team GB at Olympics 2012 yesterday, as Team GB found the golden trail amongst the greenygrey.

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning Rowing Gold

Team GB’s first golden day amongst the greenygrey started with Helen Glover and Heather Stanning dominating the women’s pairs rowing race from the greenygrey start:

Glover and Stanning comfortably maintained their early lead to the greenygrey end, and won at a canter.

Bradley Wiggins wins Time-Trial Cycling Gold

Fresh from his Tour de France historic victory, it seemed too comic-book that Bradley Wiggins would win the Olympic time-trial on home turf, but he was eleven seconds up in the first greenygrey quarter of the race.

Wiggins continued to increase his lead at that pace throughout the race, and was forty-two seconds up by the greenygrey end.

Michael Jamieson Unlucky not to Win Swimming Gold

After two comfortable golds it would have been nice for Team GB to win a close gold, but Michael Jamieson was unlucky in the men’s 200m breaststroke swimming final as he was edged out by Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta.

Jamieson broke the British record, and swam the fourth fastest time ever, but Gyurta, who is already the World Champion, broke the world record to edge out Jamieson by point-15 of a second.

The crowd at the aquatic centre gave Jamieson great support, and if it had been supplemented with a little greenygrey around the pool area maybe Jamieson would be the Olympic champion and world record holder today.

Congratulations to him for a great swim and the silver medal anyway.

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Olympic Stadium, Park Photos and Map

Hi, it’s Martin ‘Werewolfie’ Adams, I think I’m in for a busy fortnight with the Olympics 2012 opening ceremony tomorrow, and the ladies’ football getting the games under way yesterday. Congratulations to the Team GB women for their 1-0 win, and apologies to the North Korean ladies for the Boratish (see yesterday’s blog) mistake with their flag!

Olympic Stadium and Park in Environmentally Friendly Greenygrey

We think the architects and builders have done a great job in capturing the essence of greenygrey in the Olympic stadium and park, with lots of greenery and water to offset the construction, and it’s also supposed to be the most environmentally friendly Olympic stadium.

So we’re proud to bring you several photos here that highlight that. They are mostly from the London 2012 site, apart from the second one, which is from the Guardian; found after a google search.

Our favourite photo at the Greenygrey is the futuristic UFOesque/diving dolphin Aquatic Centre, which really shows the greenygrey in its best constructed state:

And it’s even greenygrey inside:

Here’s a close-up of the greenery and water outside:

This night shot captures green grass between grey cloud nature and grey construction stadium:

And if you want to find your way around the stadium for the opening ceremony you can download this greenygrey map by clicking on it:

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Euro 2012 ends in Glorious Defeat for Greenygrey

Hi, it’s Martin ‘Werewolfie’ Adams. As you probably remember, our very own Cinderella Werewolf got all excited about going to the Euro 2012 Final yesterday, but in the end it turned into a disappointment, with Greenygrey hardly visible on Italian coach, Prandelli. This probably caused Italy to lose 4-0 to Spain.

Prandelli Raises Greenygrey Hopes

After we thought the Greenygrey’s hopes of going to the Euro 2012 final had ended with the German goalie kit, the BBC kindly showed us there was still hope, with this collage of Prandelli and German coach, Loew:

Prandelli won this greenygrey contest; probably because he managed to combine green and grey: grey majority and green on the Italian flag.

Greenygrey at the Euro 2012 Final

Prandelli did take Greenygrey to the final (unfortunately!) but it was a much more subdued Greenygrey than in the above photo.

Prandelli chose to wear a blazer, which featured the above Italian flag; and a grey striped shirt.

The above photo might have captured the moment when Prandelli realised his mistake.

I feel like I need a rest now, but apparently the greenyblue isn’t available for Wimbledon, so we’re going to have to work overtime down there…

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Cinderella Werewolf will go to Euro 2012 Final

Hi, it’s Martin ‘Werewolfie’ Adams, sports correspondent at the Greenygrey. When Germany‘s Euro 2012 campaign ended in chaos on Thursday, without a greenygrey goalie kit being worn, I declared the football championships over for the Greenygrey.

Cinderella Man to Werewolf 

But as James J. Braddock became known as the Cinderella Man after he won boxing fame at a late age, the Greenygrey will be going to the Euro 2012 final tonight after all.

That’s because with barely eight hours to spare, our dogged intrepid researchers have discovered that Cesare Prandelli is a greenygrey, as this photo reveals:

So it looks like we’ll be supporting Italy tonight, unless the Spanish bring out some even more greenygreyish garb…

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