Tag: 100m

Some Olympic Terminology

Have you ever wondered when watching some of the Olympic Sports what the commentators mean when they come out with words like 49er, coxswain, decathlon, IOC and Golden Slam? Well here we go… Golden Slam: This is when you win four Majors and a Gold Medal in Tennis at the Olympics.  The Term Golden Slam […]

28/07/2012 | 0 Comments More

1928 Amsterdam Olympics

Amsterdam had bid for the Olympics in both 1920 and 1924 and missed out both times, so it was third time lucky in 1928.  The Games ran from 17th May to 12th August, although the Opening Ceremony wasnt held until 28th July. The total cost of the event was estimated at: US$ 1.183 million. Venue: […]

27/07/2012 | 0 Comments More

Dwain Chambers Under Fire…

So should Dwain Chambers be allowed his place at the Olympics???  With his lifetime ban lifted earlier this year in time to qualify for the Team GB Squad, Dwain has been under fire from another Olympian Denise Lewis who believes that he does not deserve his place and a second chance to race clean of […]

26/07/2012 | 1 Comment More


In a press conferrence earlier today Bolt claimed to be 95% fit for the Games which starts tomorrow with the Opening Ceremony at 7pm. Though sounding more humble than when he got3x Golds in the last Olympics, Bolt still showed confidence and self belief that he has what it takes to not only win but break […]

26/07/2012 | 0 Comments More