Got the special ‘archery’ fifty pence in my coffee change again. It’s gonna be a good day.
(you can read more about this coin here
Technology has most definitely transformed the Olympics. Although events and sports may be the same, the ways in which they’ve advanced have completely changed. Cutting-edge technology, and research to support it, have allowed athletes to train harder, perform at their best, and get the gold they’ve dreamt about their entire careers. 491 more words
Let’s make it clear, I don’t like Putin or what his Russia stands for! However, the Olympics is an occasion to put sport before politics! I have to say I questioned the IOC’s decision to choose Sochi, whilst not as crazy as choosing Qatar to host the World Cup, it didn’t make much sense to host it in a tropical resort. 203 more words
During the Olympic madness in London, I tagged along with a friend who was going to Sochi on work to spend the summer there. The City was already showing signs of gearing up for the Winter Olympics; the shops were full of spandex garments and teddy bears with Sochi 2014 logos, and the main square had erected a giant countdown clock, that would tick away the seconds for the next two years. 284 more words