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Journalist who covered 1948 London Olympics is reporting on this one too

Patrick Rowley has been honoured as the only (known) journalist to have covered both the London Olympics in 1948 and 2012. His record was recognised yesterday, while covering his 14th summer Olympics, with an award from the International Sports Press Association (AIPS).

He was just 14 when he persuaded the editor of the Middlesex Chronicle – who happened to be his childhood cricket team captain – to let him cover the 1948 Games. READ MORE …

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This entry was posted on August 7, 2012 by in Free speech.


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