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Rio 2016 Olympics Review: Well, That Was Fun

You’ll have to excuse me if part way through this review I stop writing in full sentences and start making happy noises. You see, I’ve done pretty much nothing for the last two weeks but watch The Olympics, and it’s been absolutely outstanding. 1,811 more words

Sport

Going for Gold

As someone who was lucky enough to attend a few events at the London Olympics  in 2012, and again at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014, I‘ve developed a keen interest in these major multi sport games. 343 more words

The tricks to get on Olympic TV, Christ the Reedemer and Team GB racking up the medals!

A free morning beckons. I had asked the girls if we could all do Christ the Reedemer together today (seeing as we have come to Rio as a group?) but they went yesterday. 2,892 more words

The problem with success...

What I am about to write is from a position of not really knowing the full story or any of the key facts (probably this could be said about much of the thoughts recorded in this blog!)  So British athletics have a really big problem.   635 more words

General

Here's what happened to Clare Balding's wedding ring during the Olympics coverage...

So the Rio Olympics has kicked off, with many folks staying up until the small hours to watch the spectacular opening ceremony.

But many of those tuning into the action at home had other concerns beyond whether or not Rio would outdo London 2012 – after they spotted that Clare Balding appeared to be missing a certain item. 282 more words

TV

Amazing to see William looking & sounding so well.

Horseaware

“We Love Jess” says Clare Balding, BBC Radio 2 on her Good Morning Sunday Show

Yes, Jess’ song “The Shield” was played on Clare Balding’s Good Morning Sunday show this week (10th July 2016).  As always, Clare was very complimentary about Jess and said “We love Jess” before she played the track.  27 more words