Posts Tagged ‘SPORT’

It describes what it really took to get the enormously controversial, Cape Town Stadium built, now poised for the 2010 World Cup, that begins in 12 days time “BUILDING THE CAPE TOWN STADIUM CAME WITH SHOVELS OF GOOD INTENTIONS , A BIG TICKING CLOCK , BACK-ROOM LOBBYING , PUBLIC ARM WRESTLING , HEAVY NEGOTIATION & […]


Mayor Johnson – the super flamboyant Londoner’s darling – had the crowd rolling in the isles @ the post Olympic party in Beijing Virtually every single one of our international sports were either invented or codified by the British and I say this respectfully to our Chinese hosts who have excelled so magnificently at ping […]


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]


Adolf Hitler came up with them for the 1936 Olympics in Germany. He used the Olympics as a propaganda tool for the 3rd Reich. . . “….I don’t quite understand how we have forgotten that the “Olympic Torch” ceremony was invented by Hitler and his chums. If ever there was an “invented tradition” well worth […]