Archive for the ‘OLYMPICS’ Category

Bill Mitchell’s Alternative Olympic Games Medal Tally – 2012 2016 BRAZIL  http://www.billmitchell.org/sport/medal_tally_2016.html Last computed: August 7, 2012 – 12:39 EAST (End of Day 10) 1st (38) Grenada 28 (3) United Kingdom 40 (16) South Africa 45 (1) China 53 (2) United States . OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Aug 14, 2008 @ 13:13 Official medal rankings “only reflect world […]


Jesse Owens, won 4 gold medals – unequalled for 48 years – At home, segregation ruled. He was awarded the presidential medal of freedom by President Ford, 5th August 1976 – 40 year after his magnificent feat. Jesse Owens’ Medal ceremony, Berlin 1936 Olympics, Tajima, Owens & Lutz. Before the Olympics began, Nazis began sweeping […]


Zhang directed the film – House of Flying Daggers If you haven’t seen it – it’s visually stunning – loads of slow mow & graphic gems I wanted to find a list of the creative team of the opening show – I’ve run out of steam – they are stupendously underwhelmingly visible! LINK – Olympic official website […]


All Photos: Telegraph online Reuters/Afp/Getty/ Very bad form not to show the names of these brilliant photographers! Photo:Getty – BBC Online LINK:: more brilliant pics @ telegraph on line LINK: Getty Images – sport [very slow to upload page as it’s so large]