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Old 08-10-2012, 12:42 PM   #271
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What will they nickname the Olympics when Rwanda hosts them?











The Hunger Games.
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Old 08-10-2012, 08:19 PM   #272
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Can't understand why they would drop live pigeon shooting from the Olympic games



In 2016, golf and Rugby Union will be back at the games...alas, no cricket though.
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Old 08-11-2012, 06:10 AM   #273
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Rugby 7s, it's going to be awesome!

Congrats to Tom Daley for making it to the 10m diving final.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:57 AM   #274
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Congrats to Tom Daley for making it to the 10m diving final.
Yep, I was hoping he'd make the final.



Funny point which the Brits will understand: It's a good thing the local council wasn't responsible for the colour scheme of the Olympics otherwise it would all be magnolia.
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Old 08-11-2012, 12:49 PM   #275
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I was intrigued about Daley's dive training, came across this, it's interesting in the sense of food choices:

Train like an Olympian Tom Daley. The youngest ever British World Champion in any sport reveals his nutritional and training regime :: Men's Health

It also explains why some of the divers have pretty hefty quads, especially when you see them in the initial dive position after just leaving the diving platform; squats feature in their training, which makes sense.




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Absolutely. This is an open forum. Links are welcomed. It's all about the information.
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Gooooooold for Mo! Two golds today for Team GB, not bad. I'm going to eat dinner then it's diving time!
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Gold for the USA, men's 10m platform diving, and Bronze for the UK...win-win
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Proud of Daley, he's only 18 so hoping for a gold in Rio!
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Yay, for Uganda winning the men's marathon yet another one of those situations where the sport isn't really practised in their country and the runner had to move to Kenya, I think it was, in order to train and get experience; good for him.





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