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The Mesmerizing Mary Rand Part 3: Four Fifths Makes Not a Pentathlon

The women’s pentathlon, like the men’s decathlon, are challenging endurance competitions that require capability in a variety of athletic disciplines. A significant weakness in one discipline could sink you. 504 more words

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Melbourne Cup picks

The appeal of horses’ names and jockeys’ colours is the usual basis for my picks in any race.

But today, patriotism is my guide and I’m opting for… 223 more words


How Many Things do You Have in Common With This Olympian?

…Probably A LOT!!! We’re here today playing 20 questions with British Olympian and modern pentathlete Samantha Murray. Not only has she competed in Rio, medaled in London, and won the World Championships…but she’s also an incredibly stylish and cool girl! 649 more words



We are now into the third full day and gradually recovering from jet lag and the excesses of the past couple of weeks.

Gate the builder is now known as Late Gate- but there are hopes that the Pelawatta House might be ready for us to move into in the next couple of days, besides which he is a very nice man. 735 more words

Storytime! The Olympics are Here!

Ever since I was a kid I always loved the glitz and glory of the Olympic Games. I can remember sitting on the floor at my grandparent’s house stuck to the TV as the gymnasts floated across the floor and flew through the air and just how exciting it all was.   231 more words


RESULTS: Pentathlon 2016

Here are the results from the Pentathlon meet on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

Meet Results by Name:
072016 meet results by name