London 2012 Stamp Olympics boxing: Anthony Joshua Wins
The judges scored the fight 18-18 with Joshua winning on count back.
Joshua's rise is an extraordinary tale report Will and Guy; he has
been boxing for four years, and only took up the sport after being
dragged to a gym by his cousin.
Boxing Women's Fly Weight
Great Britain's Nicola Adams became the first female boxer to win an
Olympic gold medal, outclassing Chinese great Ren Cancan in the
Nicola Adams, 29, was beaten by Cancan in the finals of the 2010 and
2012 World Championships but the result was never in doubt this time
Interestingly, say Will and Guy, women's boxing pioneer Barbara
Buttrick, a professional world champion in the 1950s, was in the
audience and said she was proud of the achievements of fellow Yorkshire
woman Adams. She mentioned, 'When I was around, I would never have
dreamed women boxers would ever get into the Olympics. But now they've
got that credibility and that will bring a lot more girls into it
because they'll feel more comfortable going into a gym.'
Olympics Boxing: Luke Campbell
Luke, of Team GBNI, defeats John Joe Nevin for Gold in the
Taekwondo: Jade Jones
Jade Jones claimed Britain's first Olympic taekwondo gold medal. The
19-year-old beat Yuzhuo Hou 6-4 to take the women's - 57kg title and
avenge the Chinese fighter's sudden-death win at the 2011 World
Alistair Brownlee: Triathlon
Alistair Brownlee wins the Olympic Triathlon Gold for Team GB. The
Yorkshire "iron man" led home Javier Sanchez of Spain and His younger
The set includes two first class stamps and two priced at £1.28 - the
cost of airmail postage.
The British Royal Mail has released stamps to commemorate the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Selected from the many events are a cyclist, a fencer, a diver and runners, alongside London
landmarks Tate Modern, Tower Bridge, the Olympic Stadium and the London
Olympic 2012 Diving Stamp
Boris Johnson, said: "Even fleet-footed Hermes
himself would hang up his winged sandals and send his letters through
Royal Mail if he saw the quality of these beautiful Olympic-themed
"It's fantastic that some of London's most iconic landmarks are now
set to grace the doormats of millions of homes and businesses, helping
to seal our city's status as a world-class destination.", said
Boris, Mayor of London.
Footnote Please send us your examples of London
2012 Olympic stamps.
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