Olympic Update: Day 6

Yet again the Olympics rarely go a day without some kind of scandal or major story as yet another controversy hit the Olympic Games in Day 6. Again the majority of the story unfolded the previous day and really the day leading up to Day 6. This time it was the boxing ring that took much of the focus in the Olympics as yet again the sport was embroiled in controversy.

Olympic Update: Day 5

The Drama never ends in the Olympics as after the record breaking performance in the pool on Day 4 the focus shifted to the badminton courts. It was not for a world record or even for medals as controversy struck the Badminton competition. Yes it is badminton that struck up the most controversy today not one of the most popular sports like gymnastics or swimming.

Olympic Update: Day 4

The Olympics have been a tale of two sports for the average fan as two specific places get most of the attention. The track and the pool are always the most popular parts of the Olympics and for week 1 the focus is on the pool. The popularity of the pool has a lot to do with the fact that these swims are simply races with no complicated rules.

Olympic Update: Day 3

The Olympics have had only a few moments of controversy so far in the Olympics but it did not take too long for the drama to start. On Day 3 there were more than enough drama to make up for the previous days as an athlete was kicked out of the Olympics and controversial decisions in two events changed the face of two events.

Olympic Update: Day 2

The Olympics in Day 2 saw the beginning of what promises to be one of the main stories of London 2012. That is the weather as the games saw the first day where the weather played a major role in the games. It has been one of the main concerns leading up to the games as the weather in London is generally not one way for long.

Olympic Update: Day 1

The Olympics are now underway as the world lay witness to the first day of the London 2012 Olympics. Like many of the Olympic Games Day 1 saw a number of athletes begin and end their Olympic Games with their medal events happening immediately. As athletes began to go for their medals the talk started about who many expected to win their events.

Olympic Update: Opening Ceremonies

The Olympics are now officially open as LOCOG saw their years of work come to a head with the Opening Ceremonies kicking off the 2012 Summer Olympics. The Opening Ceremonies in every Olympics are a way for the host country to show off their culture. It is a chance to show the world what the host country is all about and show the world what they should be thinking about this country.

Olympic Preview: The Canadian Story

The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were a watershed moment for Canada as one country came together like never before. Canadians have never been a brash people who flaunt their successes in the faces of everyone else.

Olympic Preview: 5 Stories to Watch

The Olympics are only a couple of days away and after twelve days of sport previews it is time to take a look at the Overall stories of the Olympics. The Olympics are the centre of the sports world for two weeks in the summer every four years as nothing else seems to matter.

Olympic Preview: Athletics

The Athletics sports grouping represent the oldest and the most popular of all sports in the Summer Olympics. These sports draw in the most interest in the Olympics as they buck the theory that only the new sports are popular. The latest record of these sports is in the 1896 Olympics, the first of the modern Olympics, but in reality these events go back to the very beginning of sports.

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