Olympic Update: Day 11

There are many aspects to the Olympic Games but the IOC honours three main parts to the games at every opening ceremony. There are the athletes who compete and provide everyone with memorable moments and who keep the world watching for two weeks. Then there are the coaches who are the unsung heroes of the games and prepare their athletes to perform on the biggest stage.

Olympic Update: Day 8

Seven years before each Olympics Games a new host is named as a new city immediately begins to prepare for their chance to be on display for the world. One of the biggest things most see is a new plan come into effect as cities begin building. They begin building new stadiums and new infrastructure to get people to the stadiums.

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: 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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