Category Archives: Olympics

Happy Birthday, Emil Zátopek – The story of the greatest distance runner of all time

It has been a weekend of birthdays. On Saturday my brother came to visit the boy, and see for himself the ‘great fat toes’ that have been passed down from our side of the family. He too thought that the … Continue reading

Posted in Marathon running, Olympics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

After you, mon frère, I insist

With less than two years until the 2012 London Olympics, Team GB have restated their aim to target a Top Four finish in the overall medals table. Watching the Triathlon World Championship Series in Hyde Park a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

Posted in Olympics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment