Olympics

Olympics, TV

The Olympics: Celebrating Success or Jingoism? – Stuck in Draft #2

I wrote this over a year ago, and never quite got around to publishing it. Hence it now forms part of my Stuck in Draft series. And so...

Media, Olympics, Sport, TV

Discovery Buys The Olympics In Europe

Well here’s something a little unexpected. Discovery has swooped in and bought exclusive Olympic rights across Europe for €1.3...

Cycling, Olympics, Sport

Olympics Day 5 – Wiggo

OK. I didn’t get to watch anything live today. It was a busy work day – but more of that later tonight. However I did manage to...

Olympics, Sport

Olympics Day 4 – Archery

Again, I’ve not had a chance to update my photos yet, so I’ll drop them in later Archery is another wildcard event in that I...

Olympics, Photography, Sport

Olympics Day 3 – Swimming, The Orbit and Fencing

Note: This is a first draft. I’ll drop in some photos when I get a chance to process them Today was a swimming day, and I had a 10am...

Olympics, Sport

Olympics Day 2 – Basketball

Another early start for me, and my first visit to the Olympic Park for a couple of matches in the preliminary men’s basketball...

Cycling, Olympics, Sport

Olympics Day 1 – Men’s Road Race

Up early today for the first Olympic action with the Men’s Road Race departing from Central London at 10am. I got to Richmond Park an...

Olympics, Sport

Olympics – The Torch Relay

Warning: There’s probably going to be a bit of Olympics coverage in this blog over the next couple of weeks! Well it was only around...