It might be one of the most popular Winter Olympic sports around, attracting throngs of cowbell-ringing fans everywhere it goes. But did you know that snowboarding was actually banned by most ski resorts until the 1980s? All right. Chill out, mate. Chill out. It’s a ski resort. Oh… So how did snowboarding go from the […]
– From the center of historic Exeter, New Hampshire, welcome to the GCN show. – Welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you by Wiggle. Coming up this week, why cyclists are the toughest athletes even though we might not appear to be and conversely, why Parrier Bay is not as tough as we might […]
(TEIKYO UNIVERSITY KARATE DOJO, TOKYO, JAPAN) More! Karate originated for self-defence purposes for when you encounter a battle. In this modern world, karate is a tool to grow as a human being. Come on, come on. You still don’t do it properly. Yes, sir! (KARATE WILL BE INTRODUCED (FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN THE […]
Previously on Global Games, our Olympians and social influencers went head-to-head in the chicken-fight boxing challenge, and Olympian Mikael and influencer Hendo came out the ultimate victors, garnering them each a gold medal, and the lead in the overall medal count. Will they keep their streak going? We’ll find out. Welcome to Global Games, where […]
Previously on Global Games, the competitors hit the waves and tried to hit the bull’s-eye in the aquatic biathlon challenge. The team that had the surest shot was influencer Derek and Olympian Asafa, who took the gold. It’s influencer Hendo that remains the overall medal count winner but silver and bronze are completely up for […]
Chris Holmes, LOCOG Director of Paralympic Integration: 1,000 days to go to the Paralympic Games. That’s 1,000 days for people to get involved, 1,000 days for us at the Organising Committee to really put all the steps in place to make London 2012 the best Paralympic Games ever. Seb Coe, LOCOG Chair: It’s a really, […]
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.
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