It looks as if all the government's talk of an Olympic-fired big bucks bonanza, especially in London, is as good as all of its other economic predictions. When you scare-monger about terrorist attacks, traffic gridlock, stick rocket launchers on [...]
If you ever want to beat a Brit at anything, tell him that he's going to win. The only Olympic successes so far have been the ladies' football and the male gymnastics team. Both have excelled. OK, so the ladies haven't won yet - but what an [...]
OLYMPICS: Watching Tom Daley and hearing about Ben Ainsley, I'm beginning to suspect that our anticipated tally of Gold Medals may be disappointing.
Today, China's Li Xueying lifted an Olympic record total of 246 kg: 138 kg with her clean and jerk plus 108kg with her snatch - which apparently is nowhere near as disconcerting as it sounds!