We have completed the first week of the 31st edition of the Olympic Games and the experience has been significantly mixed. Opening Ceremony Everyone eagerly anticipates the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games and this time around was no different. Indeed, given the numerous cutbacks in expenditures on the preparation for the Games precipitated […]
Ever since the commencement of the modern Olympic Games in Athens, Greece in 1896, the Olympic programme has been of keen interest to the custodians of the mega sport event. Different sports practised around the world have always been keen to become part of the Games’ programme.
Every edition of the modern Olympics, beginning with the first in 1896 in Athens, Greece, has been dubbed historic. The reason is simple. In each case the host city and national government of the host country does whatever is deemed necessary to ensure that the world watching gets a good look at all that the […]
For the past several months time has been taken to inform the Vincentian community about the process in which the National Olympic Committee (NOC) had been involved in preparing the national representative team to the London Olympics. Now that the Games are here and the team selected there is need for a detailed summary.