London: The winner of 8 Gold Medals in Beijing Olympics Great Britain Cycling Team dominating the London 2012 games.
GB Cycling team wins 8 gold medals in Beijing Olympic in 2008 where they were leading winners.
Four times gold medalist Cyclist Chris Hoy leads strong GB cycling team who also carries Britain’s Flag in London Olympic 2012 opening ceremony.
Tour de France hero Mark Cavendish has vowed to win Britain’s first gold at the London Olympics and set the tone for a glorious Team GB games. World champion Cavendish gets the nation’s first shot at gold in the men’s road race on Saturday morning.
“In terms of pressure, the idea of me being the first British gold medalist doesn’t weigh on my mind,” said Cavendish, who on Sunday won the Tour’s final stage in Paris for the fourth year in a row.
The Queen has sent a personal message of congratulations to cyclist Bradley Wiggins following his historic Tour de France win.
Meanwhile for the first time in 140 years, the colour of local post box could be about to change – to a distinctly golden hue from a red.
Every time a British athlete wins a gold medal in the Olympics or Paralympics this summer, Royal Mail are to paint a post box in their home town gold to celebrate, Daily Mail reported on Tuesday.
The first golden post box was unveiled outside Westminster Abbey in London. It will be the first time since 1874 that the Royal Mail has changed its iconic red post boxes.
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