website statistics
Jump to content

Summer Olympic Games 2016 News


Recommended Posts

Still no new website. I'm starting to wonder if the Opening ceremony will be held on August 5th, or will it be delayed too. :p

All King Victor Emmanuel's Show Horses Can Make Really Beautiful People Fall

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 675
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

I was able to attend an event today with Mariana Pajon (bmx, gold), Oscar Figueroa (weightlifting, gold) and Yuberjen Martinez (boxing, silver). I mentioned that the rotary club I'm part of had an eve

Well fantastic that the chiefs can decide how the athletes actually feel about that    It's like me telling you: "No, you don't want to watch the Olympics, you don't like it, so instead, you

14 minutes ago, dcro said:

Still no new website. I'm starting to wonder if the Opening ceremony will be held on August 5th, or will it be delayed too. :p

 

Well, the US Virgin Islands has hinted that it will the September 5th! ;)

Link to post
Share on other sites

I am proud that there are no financial incentives for Team GB.

 

But to think winning an Olympic gold doesn't bring economic reward for British athletes is foolish! A good Olympic performance will garuntee generous funding for an athlete for the next Olympic cycles, plus widespread media coverage and potential sponsorship is the second hand financial reward.

 

Most Olympic medal winners also get some form of award, either MBE, OBE or CBE, some are even knighted (Sir Chris Hoy, Lord Coe, Sir Bradley Wiggins). So there are lots of rewards apart from a cash payout fir successful athletes.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, OlympicIRL said:

BBC trailer for the Olympics:

 

The BBC pull out a spectacular Olympic trailer year after year, I can still remember the monkey from Beijing, the eskimo from Vancouver, the stirring music from London and the game of thrones style drama of Sochi.

Link to post
Share on other sites
22 minutes ago, Agger said:

 

Well, the US Virgin Islands has hinted that it will the September 5th! ;)

 

:lol:


Foolish of me not to remember that.

All King Victor Emmanuel's Show Horses Can Make Really Beautiful People Fall

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Sindo featured this topic

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...