Scott Dougal


The Press Association's Olympics Editor and Deputy Sports Editor. Try to tweet mostly about sport. Views not necessarily those of the Press Association.

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The Manchester Velodrome. Once upon a time this was pronounced a white elephant.

Anyone else got one of these? A shaver you plug into your laptop.

That blue strip is the newly-laid hockey pitch, also from the velodrome.

The BMX track from inside the velodrome.

The nicest velodrome I've ever been in. #worldpressbriefing

The Olympic Village - never quite as bucolic as the name suggests...

View from the back row of the basketball arena.

Amazingly, this is a temporary arena. Can be flat-packed and sold on. #worldpressbriefing

London 2012 basketball arena. #worldpressbriefing

Another pic from y'day. PA planning maestro Pete Whitfield in what will be our office.

Inside the London 2012 aquatics centre.

Ground floor in the MPC.

The Main Press Centre. Ace stuff will happen here too.

Orbital visible from inside stadium.

The diving pool. Nice touch having it in same 'room' as the swimming.

It is a beautiful day in South Yorkshire.

How to establish a hashtag for your sporting event.

It is, at least, a lovely day in South Yorkshire.

The voice of authority.

Press Association product placement!