celebrates the London 2012 Olympics

London is conveniently hosting a major sporting event to coincide with the refresh of  In celebration, check out some of our featured stories:

Read about the Besford who represented Great Britain in the 1928 and and 1936 Olympics.  Another Besford reported on ten Olympic Games from London 1948.  And find out which Besfords were lucky enough to carry the torch in the Olympic Torch Relay in 2012.

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This article is a spontaneous celebratory community event happening in the UK during the summer of 2012. It does not use any of the protected logos or designs and does not imply this is official or endorsed by any official body. is non-commercial with no sponsors, no charge, and no commercial or fundraising activity.  Protected words are used in a factual, rather than a possessive manner.