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 Ten: Mammoth Swims And High Hurdles

After the events on the track last night, not only of Bolt winning but Niekerk’s World Record in the 400m, it might be a little difficult for anything to top that today in general Olympic sporting terms. But today we go from the women’s road marathon yesterday to women battling it out in the open […]

Olympics Day Nine: Women’s Marathon Plus More Pool Action

As some events came to an end, such as the indoor pool swimming, others are just starting to get going and heat up. The men’s water polo preliminaries continue today with some teams needing a win to have any chance of progressing into the next round of matches whilst the women’s marathon runners just have […]

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 One: Shooting, Swimming, Sculls and Scoring Galore

The first official day of action is here for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil. With thousands of athletes across a wide range of sports the day is crammed full of action. As a one woman blogging band there are only so many things I can watch and cover at once but the multi-screen viewing […]