Olympics Day Twelve: Men’s Football Previews

After eleven days of solid Olympics coverage I am taking a bit of time off today. As I am busy during this evening I have decided to provide you with previews of the football matches but my body is also telling me I need a break by giving me a bloodshot eye two days before […]

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 Eight: Rowing Concludes And Heptathlon Ends

Going into day eight, possibly one of the biggest days for medal chances for Great Britain, the team start third place on the medal table with seven golds, nine silvers and six bronzes. Today sees the last day of the rowing regatta, men’s quarter-final football matches and a whole variety of athletics plus a stack […]

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 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 -2: Women’s Football Gets Competition Underway

*Results will be at the end of each blog post. During the group stages of football and similar sports each post will be a summary of the day. Further into the competition, when there are less events and less clashes, each match will get its own post.* Despite the Olympic opening ceremony being a couple […]