Olympic Update: Day 12

When fans sit down to watch the Olympics there are not always the popular sports to watch forcing many people to watch sports that they may never watch. This is one of the greatest parts of the Olympics as sports fans are exposed to all types of sports that are jot among the usual program. In North America sports are ruled by the big four meaning that the NFL, MLB, NHL, and NBA dominate the sports columns and the airwaves.

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 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.

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