Category "Olympics"

Olympics

Sochi 2014 & Social Media

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This week, I was in Paris for a meeting convened by the International Olympic Committee’s Head of Media Operations Anthony Edgar and outgoing IOC Press Commission Chair Kevin Gosper. It...

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The Olympics: The Basics [Russian edition]

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Last week, my book ‘The Olympics‘ was published in Russian by the Russian International Olympic University, the educational arm of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games organizing committee. This is a...

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From London 2012 to Rio 2016 #Olympics

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I’m delighted to be giving a keynote at this @BritishLibrary event on 5th Nov. It’s especially nice to focus on Rio 2016, just after the London 2012 Games, and to...

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Emoto 2012

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During the London 2012 Olympic Games, I was working with an arts based digital project called Emoto, which was an artist-led data visualization of the Games using Twitter. The project...

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A Very Olympic Last night of the Proms

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The last night of sport at the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games coincided with the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms on 8th September and it was a night full...

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Oscar Pistorius loses, now what?

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After last night’s surprise result with Alan Fonteles Oliveira beating Oscar Pistorius in the 200m final, I’ve been asked by a few journalists for a comment. Here’s what I’ve got...

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The London 2012 Paralympic Games are Here

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Here’s my ‘holding slide’ for the Games time period.  Available for interview Contact: +44 (0) 757 898 4147 / @andymiah / email@andymiah.net Interview topics: doping, Olympic politics, London atmosphere, local issues,...

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Your Twitter Guide to London 2012

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The Olympics are upon us, you’ve charged up your mobile, you’ve wiped down your iPad, you have no data limits. Now, what should you do to make sure you don’t...

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A Day with the Olympic Flame (Police)

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On 21st June, Beatriz, Ethan and I spent a day following the Olympic torch down from Dumfries in Scotland to Bowness-on-Windermere. It began at 745am on a cloudy, grey morning...