Tagged: olympics

Tokyo misses out on 2016 Olympic Games

Tokyo missed out on hosting the 2016 Olympic Games after it was voted out in the second round of voting in during the 121st International Olympic Committee  Session in Copenhagen today. Chicago was surprisingly voted out first and that left Madrid (Spain) and Rio De...

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Bolt vs Phelps – IOC and Media Reactions

I remember clearly the tornado of controversy that was stirred up when Usain Bolt set fire to the bird’s nest in China with record breaking runs at the Olympics last year. Many accused him of being “disrespectful” to his fellow athletes, some alleged that his...

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Tokyo Bid Strong for 2016 Olympic Host

It’s been 4 months since my first post about Tokyo’s 2016 Olympic Bid and since then a lot has happened in relation to the race to host the games after London in 2012. The four cities  competing are Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, Chicago and Tokyo....

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Tokyo 2016 Olympic bid

The 2008 Olympic held in Beijing China was a spectacular once in a lifetime experience but as the games move unto London in 2012 the process for selecting to host country for the games in 2016 is already underway. The four cities shortlisted earlier this...

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2008 Summer Olympics Mascot Information

Continuing with part of two of series of posts counting down to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. The 200 day countdown post spoke about all the work China is putting into these games as well as my expectations for team Jamaica. Now with...

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