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Black Power salute Olympian to visit Clapham Library on Friday

Olympic gold medal winner turned human rights campaigner Tommie Smith will appear at Clapham Library on Friday. Smith famously performed a raised fist salute on the podium after winning the 200m race at the 1968 Mexico City games. John Carlos, a second American athlete who came third in the race, also raised his fist and … Continue reading

Lambeth torch relay route confirmed!

The Olympic Flame will visit Lambeth on the penultimate day of the torch relay it has been confirmed. The Flame will visit the borough on Thursday 26th July, day 69 of the Olympic Torch Relay, when it will set off from Camden and enter Lambeth at approximately 12pm at the Southwark borough boundary of Denmark … Continue reading

Lambeth councillor joins Olympic legacy push

Lambeth councillor Florence Nosegbe has joined the board of the London Youth Games Foundation, an organisation who are playing a crucial role in delivering a legacy of London 2012. Councillor Nosegbe is Lambeth’s Cabinet Member for Culture, Sport and the 2012 Olympic Games and as a youngster represented the borough for athletics at the London … Continue reading

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