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12 posts about Olympics on this blog

  1. Olympics 2012: Viewing figures, online statistics & video catch-up

    Monday 13 August 2012, 17:32

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Over on the BBC Internet Blog, Head of product for BBC Sport and London 2012 Cait O'Riordan has written about the 'BBC's digital Olympics', providing detail on how the Games was viewed online. . She writes:

    The BBC's promise was to deliver coverage of every sport from every venue, and we certainly...

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  2. A thank-you to our staff and audiences

    Sunday 12 August 2012, 17:49

    Mark Thompson Mark Thompson Director-General (2004-2012)

    As a once-in-a-lifetime broadcasting moment draws to a close, I want to pay tribute to every single person in the BBC who has helped to bring London 2012 to our audiences.

    I am very proud of all our staff, from our on-air presenters, reporters and commentators, to all those who have worked tirelessly...

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  3. Bruce Forsyth participates in the Olympic Torch Relay at BBC White City

    Thursday 26 July 2012, 17:53

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Strictly Come Dancing presenter Sir Bruce Forsyth carried the Olympic Torch through the BBC White City Media Village today receiving the torch from international banker Antoine de Navacelle (great nephew of Pierre de Coubertin who organised the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896) on the site of...

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  4. Recording your favourite television programmes during the Olympics

    Tuesday 24 July 2012, 16:34

    Alix Pryde Alix Pryde Director, BBC Distribution

    With less than one week to go before the Opening Ceremony I wanted to take a few minutes to make sure you understood the details about recording your favourite shows during...

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  5. Delivering to you the BBC's Greatest Year of Broadcasting

    Wednesday 9 May 2012, 15:44

    Alix Pryde Alix Pryde Director, BBC Distribution

    2012 is set to be the BBC's greatest year of broadcasting. In BBC Distribution, we are currently making preparations for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee followed closely by the London 2012 Olympic Games, not to mention the Euros, Wimbledon, the European Championship Athletics, The Scottish Open ... and...

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  6. Launching the Shakespeare season on the BBC

    Monday 2 April 2012, 17:18

    Mark Bell Mark Bell Commissioning Editor, Arts

    Editor's note - The forthcoming Shakespeare Unlocked season on the BBC forms part of the London 2012 Festival and Cultural Olympiad.

    In this blog interview, Commissioning Editor, Arts, Mark Bell highlights some of the programmes that form part of the season and what he hopes viewers and listeners will...

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  7. Roger Mosey - Your thoughts on our 2012 coverage

    Friday 24 September 2010, 16:41

    Laura Murray Laura Murray

    "There's a common response when we talk about audience research: "nobody asked me!" But I thought it would be useful to give some headlines about what we're doing to try to find out what people want in 2012, and also give everyone on this blog a chance to comment on some of the early findings".

    Roger...

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  8. Sport Blog - Four thoughts on Two Years To Go to London 2012

    Wednesday 28 July 2010, 14:29

    Laura Murray Laura Murray

    "A day of traveling in East London courtesy of a garishly-pink London 2012 bus - part of a fleet taking the media and officials around the Olympic Park - is followed by a day in the office thinking about some of the lessons from the "Two Years To Go" celebrations".

    Roger Mosey, the Director of BBC London...

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  9. BBC London 2012 Olympics plan has something for everyone

    Thursday 22 July 2010, 11:12

    Roger Mosey Roger Mosey Acting Director, BBC Vision

    When we set out on the BBC London 2012 project we had one over-riding thought in mind: to help the nation share the excitement about the biggest event in the UK in our lifetimes. But we also knew we had to pace ourselves. The evidence is that audiences have sharply contrasting views on the Olympics...

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  10. Major Events

    Friday 29 January 2010, 14:27

    Roger Mosey Roger Mosey Acting Director, BBC Vision

    There were, generally speaking, two schools of thought about the BBC's Beijing Olympic coverage.

    The first is that it was one of the highlights of 2008 and some of the best sports coverage in recent memory. This was the clear finding of our audience research, and also of a lot of the emails, blog responses...

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  11. Setting out our ambitions for 2012

    Thursday 26 November 2009, 14:54

    Roger Mosey Roger Mosey Acting Director, BBC Vision

    I've never been a particular fan of mission statements because the worst of them have you grinding your teeth at their banality - and there are more bad ones than good ones in the world. But I do believe in being clear about what you're trying to do with a particular enterprise - and being able to define...

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  12. 1000 days and counting...

    Friday 30 October 2009, 13:58

    Roger Mosey Roger Mosey Acting Director, BBC Vision

    Many of my BBC jobs have been in News, where we were obviously very interested in what was happening there and then because news is all about the present - and we might have had a flicker of interest, but no more than that, in planning something for the next day if we were really pushed. But we'd have...

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