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Rio 2016: Top 10 Team GB gold medal winning moments
Rio 2016: Top 10 Team GB gold medal winning moments

Four years after Team GB's success at London 2012, the British athletes exceeded their previous medal haul by reaching 66 medals at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday. Great Britain's unprecedented performance in Brazil, surpassing China to second in the overall medal table, produced iconic moments that will long live in British sporting history. Mo Farah's 5,000m win at the Olympic Stadium, taking him to four Olympic gold medals, was one of the standout British victories at the games. Out of the incredible 27 Team GB gold medals won, here is Play with Flair's list of the top 10 winning moments from Rio 2016. ...

Play with Flair’s Sports Personality of the Year
Play with Flair’s Sports Personality of the Year

Last night's Sports Personality of the Year awards showed why 2012 has been a year that will long live in the memory. The huge success of Team GB at the Olympics and Paralympics rightly took centre stage as it was a summer that the British public will never forget. It was a remarkable show, in stark contrast to the controversial ceremony that took place last year. The whole event was completely inspirational, especially as Martine Wright, who survived the London 7/7 bombings to play sitting volleyball at the Paralympics, told of her struggle to compete as she won the Helen Rollason award. ...

London 2012: Olympic moments
London 2012: Olympic moments

It is hard to believe that London 2012 has already had two full days of Olympic competition and the special memories are already being made. Here are my personal favourites so far: Archery The Italian men's team recorded a dramatic victory against the United States in the final of the Archery on Saturday afternoon. Their first day triumph ended in dramatic fashion as the result came down to the final shot. Having lead by four points for most of the final, the Italians' advantage was narrowed by a determined American team who finished on 219 points. With a four second countdown until the end of the match Michele Frangilli knew that ten points were needed from their last arrow. Looking calm and composed in his unconventional pose he released the final arrow. It landed on the line, but that did not matter as Italy had won the Olympic gold medal. The match winner Frangilli showed nerves of steel throughout but the emotions of the whole team bubbled over once victory was decided. It was a bitterly disappointing result for the USA team, who had great hopes coming into these games. Yet, a silver medal can not be seen as a major failure. ...

The men’s 100m at London 2012
The men’s 100m at London 2012

Usain Bolt's failure to win both the 100m and 200m finals at the Jamaican Olympic trials last week has become a major talking point in world athletics. The hero of the 2008 Beijing Olympics was completely outclassed by his Jamaican teammate Yohan Blake, who was the victor in both events. The prospect of an Olympic upset is being discussed among fans and critics alike. Alarm bells are ringing. However, the regular followers of Bolt will know that he likes to save his best form for the biggest stage. The 100m world record holder will be looking to run significantly faster than 9.86 seconds when he lines up to start in London. There is no doubt that Bolt's attempts to break the world record again will be grabbing all of the headlines before the start of the games. However, with Yohan Blake recording a time of 9.75, the fastest time this year, the 100m final could be the most closely contested and fastest final ever seen at a major championships. At 22 years of age, Blake looks ready to stamp his authority amongst the sprinting elite. His rise to the top would not surprise those who have followed him closely. Now the fourth fastest man ever, he still holds the record as the youngest sprinter to run under 10 seconds, which he completed at 19 years and 196 days. ...

Countdown to London 2012: 100 days to go
Countdown to London 2012: 100 days to go

With only 100 days to go until the Olympic games begin Play with Flair is celebrating this milestone by looking back 100 years to the Olympic games in Stockholm 1912. This was the first Olympic games where competitors from all five continents were represented but this was not the only new inclusion there. Stockholm also introduced much of the techonology that we now take for granted including the first use of the photo finish. ...