Olympics Day Twelve: Get On Your Bike And Run For Your Lives

After two gruelling days of events the decathlon athletes will be dragging their tired and aching bodies towards the line of the 1500m to finish the event off in the evening session of track and field alongside a variety of sprints, hurdles and field finals. It is also the start of the slightly less testing, […]

Olympics Day Eleven: Semi-Final Football And A Bucket Load Of Medals

After the drama of rain bouncing around in the Olympics stadium last night to cause a delay in proceedings for all the track and athletics final the participants in today’s events will be hoping to be able to take to the starting blocks and field areas on time and get through everything cleanly and safely. […]

Olympics Day Seven: Track Triumphs And Swimming Successes

The Olympic Stadium has been transformed from a football pitch in the group stages to a suitable arena for the track and field which gets underway today. Todays action inlcudes men’s archery, women’s shot put, team pursuit finals and six rowing finals plus a whole lot more. As always we’ll be updating you on all […]

Olympics Day Six: Aiming For Gold

The weather was not that nice in Rio yesterday and a lot of crowds were slightly lacking numbers as the rain beat down onto arenas and seats. It did not make things too tricky for the archers and the water polo players did not seem to mind but it did see the rowing getting cancelled. […]

Olympics Day Five: Medals In The Water

The days seem to be flying by but it is still less than a week since a lot of athletes took part in the opening ceremony. Swimmers, divers and canoers as well as a whole other variety of disciplines can get their hands on medals today. As always we’ll be updating you on all the […]

Olympics Day Four: Things Are Really Heating Up

Today sees the archery first and second round matches continue in rapid succession as well as the final group matches for the women’s football. The are medals up for grabs in the pool with diving and swimming as well as on the mat for gymnastics and judo plus a lot more. As always the blog […]

Olympics Day 0: Archers Get Aiming Before Opening Ceremony

*As always a short bullet point summary of the days action, things to consider and look out for as well as my thoughts will be at the bottom of this post if you do not have the time to read through a summary of each event.* The first official day of the Olympics is here […]