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British special guest at the Nobel Prize Ceremony

What is the connection between the Nobel Prize and the 2012 Olympic mascot  Wenlock? Well, I’ve got the answer for you. Wenlock is in Stockholm waiting for the Nobel guests to arrive at today’s prize ceremony!

It is in the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock in England you will find the birthplace of the modern international Olympic Games. It was here, in 1850, that Dr William Penny Brookes first founded the Wenlock Olympian Society.

Now, 160 years later Wenlock’s role has provided the inspiration behind one of the 2012 London Olympic mascots unveiled in a blaze of global publicity.

We are helping our dear friend and mascot to travel the globe and to put Much Wenlock on the map. Go to this Facebook page and help to decide where he will turn up next!

//Helene

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Britain’s own Stella McCartney – Designing the British Kit for London 2012

British athletes will be looking fashionable in Stella McCartney’s creations while competing in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This was announced by the Official Sportswear Partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Stella McCartney is the Creative Director for London 2012 and will not only design the British kit for Team GB and Paralympics GB but also sportswear for fans to purchase!

Watch the interview with Stella McCartney here.

/Siska

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