Olympic Preview: Court Sports

The Court sports are another set of sports that sees teams of athletes compete together to win a gold medal. The one difference between these sports and the field sports is pretty simple these sports are played on courts instead of fields.

Olympic Preview: Cycling

Cycling is a classic sport that goes back centuries with a events like the Tour de France a part of sport lore. It all started with the road cycling that was a simple test of endurance and speed on smooth roads while going up and down massive hills. Eventually people would push the envelope as they moved from the roads into a stadium, now known as the Velodrome.

Olympic Preview: Combat Sports

The Combat Sports category in the Olympics is one where athletes get the closest to true battle between each other. It is a category that pits two athletes against each other in a test of skill and will as a real fight determines the winner.

Olympic Preview: Racquet Sports

The Racquet sports are all extremely similar except on very different scales as athletes use a racquet to hit an object over a net to the other side where they hope the opponents cannot get it. It is a simple and traditional sport grouping that has some great history behind it with two of the sports being dominated by one region.

Olympic Preview: Boating

The Boating category in the Olympics is self explanatory as it involves any sport with a boat or ship and an athlete. The boating events are simply about the marriage of an athlete and their equipment. There are a number of different sports in this grouping some are about the short distance and pure power while others are about the stamina and wherewithal to perform over a long period of time.

The World Descends on London (London 2012 Olympics)

The ultimate sports tournament is about to start as the Olympics make their way to London, England. The Olympics are one of the most unique displays of sports in the world as they are the host of things that people only get to see every four years. They have been the centre of controversy, political movements, equality movements, and much more throughout the years and every year they come something else takes focus.

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