On the 29 July 1948 we had our first competition when the Olympic Games were opened in London. And Oscar Pistorius, no doubt about it, he is a Paralympic superstar! He is headed for greatness! This is a great performance from Tanni Grey-Thompson.
COACHES’ TIPS PUNCHING & BLOCKING The basic movements we’ll be doing now have verged away from the basic kumite patterns and I’ll show them to you now. I’ll show you “Sonoba-Tsuki”. The aim will be the height of the middle solar plexus. You push out your elbow while pulling in the side of your body […]
Boxers dream of becoming Olympic champion. So I’m here to tell you just how they can qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Two hundred and eighty six boxers will travel to Japan next July, 13 will be crowned Olympic champion. Eight men and five women. Tokyo 2020 will see the men competing across eight […]
The name “mascot” comes from the south of France and it was also the name of an opera that was called “The Mascot”. And at that time in 19th century there was a small jewel made after this opera and it was called a mascot and also it gives good fortune to people It was […]
Emotions overwhelm me and I am grateful to the Organizing Committee of Sochi 2014… that I was selected from 14000 torchbearers to start the relay and to bear the Olympic flame. This is very respectable. I’am happy and excited. I was thrilling during my stage.
DAY JOBS (SAIYIDAH AISYAH, ROWING, SINGAPORE, EDUCATIONAL ADVISOR) I like being in control of my life, I am a very self-motivated person and I think that is very important as single scull rower because there is no-one else to push you, to wake you up in the morning. My name is Saiyidah Aisyah. I am […]
DAY JOBS When you’re young you don’t fully understand but, when you’re older you realise the effort that is required. Then you embrace everything and you feel proud when you represent your country. My name is Paula Rodriguez. I come from Madrid, Spain. I am a military firefighter. Karate will make its Olympic debut in […]
Previously, on Global Games, we took the action to the sky. Our Olympians and social Influencers competed in the fly-athon challenge, and soaring away with the gold, was Olympian Lolo and Influencer Hendo. This win finally got a gold on the board for Lolo, and let Hendo take the overall medal count lead away from […]