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Olympic flame warms up a damp summer

Published 13/08/2012 | 05:00

• What a great London 2012 Olympics for Britain as the host nation and for Ireland, too.

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The theme of this Olympics was: "This is for Everyone." It really felt like that when Katie Taylor won gold last Thursday in the women's boxing. She is four-times world champion and many times European champion.

RTE's George Hamilton did a great commentary as usual on the Olympics opening ceremony, and Jimmy Magee did likewise for the boxing matches (Jimmy was given a special award from the International Olympic Committee for his 50 years of Games broadcasting).

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