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The Thank You Wall

Just before the Games, on 18 June 2012, National Lottery funded athletes tweeted their personal messages of thanks directly to players. View their very special Thank You Wall right here...

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12 Poets of 2012

One poet from each of the National Lottery’s 12 funding regions was selected to meet an Olympic or Paralympic medal hopeful and write poetry inspired by their experiences. See what they came up with here...

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Gamesmakers to changemakers

Our ‘National Lottery volunteers present’ music video celebrates the Games Makers and London Ambassadors now volunteering at National Lottery funded projects across the UK - they will survive...

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London 2012 Funding Timeline

Discover the difference that National Lottery funding has made to Team GB as we follow their journey to London 2012 – with lots of fun facts along the way!...

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Olympic Lottery Distributor

The Olympic Lottery Distributor was an independent body who awarded money raised by the National Lottery to projects that would deliver the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and their legacy.  Find out more about their work and the grants they made here...

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Sochi 2014

British athletes were in fine form at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, even beating their medal target. Delve into the world of winter sports right here and find out how the National Lottery helped to keep GB's medal hopes warm...

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