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Olympics Legacy

Reporter Freddy Mayhew takes to the trails at around the Lee Valley VeloPark in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Feature: Hitting the mountain bike trails at Lee Valley VeloPark

Cycling in this country seems to be the thing that suddenly all your mates are obsessing over.

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Artist Ruud Reutelingsperger (seated) with Building Craft's College students Will Elworthy, 30, Tim Handley, 27 and Darren Roberts, 25

Pop-up cottage installation recalls history of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

A Dutch “arty-tect” is behind the latest installation to pop up around the Olympic Park.

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It has taken seven years but the waterways and wetlands around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are now established. Picture: Arnaud Stephenson.

Olympic Park’s transformation from industrial wasteland to stunning wetlands

It’s easy to forget, amid the constant chatter about the sporting legacy of London 2012, that there are other legacies being tended to as well.

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After covering 5km the runners are greeted by the Color Festival where the air is filled with music and coloured powder. Picture: Jordan Mansfield

Color Run comes to Olympic Park

Runners sprang into action as music and colour filled the air at the weekend.

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Sidney Schuman, 84 attempting to break the world record for the furthest distance travelled on a velodrome track in one hour at the Lee Valley Velodrome in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Octogenarian Sidney Schuman makes world record cycle run at Lee Valley VeloPark

Turning 84 is no reason to get out of the saddle, at least not for one record holder.

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Barking Sporthouse And Gym has secured a £500,000 grant from Sport England

Barking Sporthouse wins £500,000 grant for extreme sport facilities

Sporthouse has been awarded half-a-million pounds towards the development of an extreme sports facility, including an indoor skate park and climbing wall.

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Olympic gold-medal winning rower Mark Hunter at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Picture: Arnaud Stephenson

Home-grown Olympic champ Mark Hunter inspires next generation of Newham rowers

Olympic rowing gold-medallist Mark Hunter MBE was on hand to offer his expert advice to sporty youngsters.

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Jason and Sue Rule pose next to their Porsche 356 of 1955 at the Classic Car Boot Sale, in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Pictures: Classic Car Boot Sale roars into Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Ancient automobiles, gorgeous gals and charming chaps, it can only be the Classic Car Boot Sale.

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Daley Thompson showed his support for fundraisers at Deben Rowing Club, in Woodbridge

Woodbridge: Youngsters stunned by Olympic champion’s visit to rowing club

A surprise visit by an Olympic hero gave youngsters a boost as they took on a fundraising challenge.

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Prince Harry lifts the trophy after team

Video: Prince Harry plays “murderball” at the Invictus Games

If you missed any of the Invictus Games action at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, or want to relive it, check out our video and picture gallery.

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Team GB on stage at the Invictus Games Closing Ceremony at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Picture:PA Wire/Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment

Invictus games hailed a success as talk turns to legacy

Talk has already turned to legacy after the first ever Invictus Games came to a close following four-days of thrilling disability sport.

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Members of the USA team during the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games. Picture: PA Wire/Jonathan Brady

Invictus Games raises the bar on Warrior Games, say American athletes

American athletes were full of praise for the Invictus Games, claiming its scale and support dwarfed their own Warrior Games that first inspired the adaptive sports tournament over here.

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Maurillia Simpson shows of her gold and silver Invictus Games medals

Invictus Games: Olympic Park’s own wounded warrior wins gold and silver

Injury might have ended her military career, but it didn’t stop former Lance Corporal Maurillia Simpson from winning gold and silver medals at the Invictus Games.

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Team Great Britain on the stage for the medallion presentation at the closing ceremony. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Invictus Games: Foo Fighters headline spectacular five-hour closing ceremony

A star-studded line-up of musicians and comedians closed the first ever Invictus Games at a spectacular ceremony last night.

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Alferdo de los Santos

Invictus Games ‘on a different level’ to US Warrior inspiration

Famously inspired by America’s Warrior Games, the Invictus Games has taken the idea of a multi-sport event for injured servicemen to another level, according to those who have experienced both.

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Capt James Cumming

Invictus Games: Injured cyclists hoping for Games legacy

One of the key aims of the Invictus Games has been to highlight the achievements of injured serviceman, something the competitors hope to see maintained in the coming years.

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