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10.40s - The Flying Scotsman

Eric Liddell (1902-1945) was a Scottish athlete, rugby union international player, and missionary. Almost as famous for the race he didn’t run as the one he won when forced to choose between his religious beliefs and competing in the Paris 1924 Olympic 100 metres. 395 more words

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New Zealand All Blacks vs USA Eagles - a message from Chargé d'Affaires, Candy Green.

A message from Candy Green, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy Wellington, New Zealand ahead of the New Zealand All Blacks vs USA Eagles international rugby match in Chicago. 227 more words

Connecting With Kiwis

The 1924 Winter Olympic Games in Chamoix, France were the first Winter Olympic Games, and was a very successful game for Great Britain. Ethel Muckelt was the only British woman to win a medal in the games, having won bronze in singles figure skating. 96 more words

The 1924 Winter Olympic Games in Chamoix, France were the first Winter Olympic Games, and was a very successful game for Great Britain. A silver medal was won by the four man bobsleigh team. 107 more words

An Olympic Story You Have Never Heard (and worth hearing)

Friday is for Heart Songs

If you didn’t get your Olympic fill with the nearly 24 hour broadcast, maybe this will help. My source is Wikipedia. 365 more words

Friday Is For Heart Songs

Dreams can and do come true.

I was very pleased to have read recently of the return to our UK cinema screens of the  wonderful film …Chariots Of Fire.  The original version has now been digitally remastered to enhance the quality, but the story itself remains unchanged and I have to say it still has to be one of the best ever made films. 268 more words

Depression Is An Illness NOT A Weakness

Paris 1924 Olympic stadium: pissing away sports history

You don’t need a ticket to see events inside the Olympic stadium this summer. As you approach from the nearby train station, at the corner of the perimeter wall simply peer in through a gaping crack caused by constant pissing. 691 more words

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