The Greatest Olympian (Part One) – Longevity and Multiple Titles

The Greatest Olympian (Part One) – Longevity and Multiple Titles

🕔21:07, 15.Aug 2016

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (August 19th 2008) Exceptionally Petty While there have been several athletes who have posted exceptional performances in a single Olympiad, or even two, should they be considered the greatest ever Olympian? Michael Phelps is

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Liverpool Demolish Barçelona

Liverpool Demolish Barçelona

🕔15:43, 7.Aug 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar ((August 6th 2016) Demolished Liverpool tuned up for next week’s start to the Premier League by thrashing Barçelona 4-0 in the International Champion’s Cup – Unai Emery Etxegoien’s PSG won the tournament. Jürgen Klopp’s

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The Ancient Olympiads Part Three – Prestige

The Ancient Olympiads Part Three – Prestige

🕔00:16, 7.Aug 2016

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (July 25th 2008) Games! Games! Games! Games! The ancient Greeks enjoyed their sport so much that they couldn’t wait four years for the Olympics to come round. There were other tournaments too. No year

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 The Ancient Olympiads Part Two – Battle of the Sexes

 The Ancient Olympiads Part Two – Battle of the Sexes

🕔23:31, 6.Aug 2016

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (July 25th 2008) Exceptions to the Sexist Rules The ancient Olympic Games were the inspiration for Baron Pierre de Coubertin, but were the original ideals anything to emulate? They were known for athletes competing

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The Ancient Olympiads Part One – Origins

The Ancient Olympiads Part One – Origins

🕔23:39, 5.Aug 2016

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (July 25th 2008) Disputed Beginning Greece was the birthplace of European civilisation. It gave the world some of the greatest philosophers: scientists and dramatists the world has ever seen, such as Socrates: Plato, Pythagoras,

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The Greatest Olympian (Part Three) – An Exceptional Olympiad

The Greatest Olympian (Part Three) – An Exceptional Olympiad

🕔23:08, 5.Aug 2016

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (August 18th 2008) Multiple Opportunities Michael Phelps tied the record medal haul for a single Olympiad twice with greater success – a record briefly held by Spitz. Eight years after Mark Spitz’s heroics, the

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The Greatest Olympian (Part Two) – An Exceptional Olympiad

The Greatest Olympian (Part Two) – An Exceptional Olympiad

🕔22:29, 5.Aug 2016

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (August 18th 2008) The Greatest Injustice Impressive as these performances clearly are arguably decathletes and heptathletes have a harder task. In order to win gold they have to master ten disciplines – the 100m:

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The Greatest Olympian (Part One) – An Exceptional Olympiad

The Greatest Olympian (Part One) – An Exceptional Olympiad

🕔21:50, 5.Aug 2016

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (August 18th 2008) The Greatest When the twenty-sixth modern Olympic Games ended in Beijing earlier this month – three were cancelled due to World Wars I and II – the twenty-three year-old American swimmer

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West Ham Outclass Domžale

West Ham Outclass Domžale

🕔17:21, 5.Aug 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (August 4th 2016) No Chance “I said we had a 20% chance if we played well and zero if we didn’t”, Domžale’s 34-year-old coach – a former player of the club, Luka Elsner said.

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Moving

Moving

🕔14:40, 4.Aug 2016

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (August 4th 2016) The Big Move West Ham United expect a full house of 54000 in their first competitive match since moving from Upton Park (the Boleyn Stadium) to the Olympic Stadium, now named

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