Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

Greek Olympian Papachristou expelled for ‘racist tweet’

The BBC have reported how a Greek Olypic athlete has been banned from the Greek Olympic team after making what have been deemed as racist remarks on her twitter account. Papachristou was due to compete in the London 2012 Games, which officially start this Friday. But the Hellenic Olympic Committee said her posts mocking African […]

Cycling In London 2012 Olympic Games

A recent BBC article entitled “London 2012: Chain reaction – how cycling went mainstream” highlights the upsurge in the popularity of cycling. Cyclists have been racing each other in clubs and associations since the 19th century when the first bicycles or ‘velocipedes’ were developed. Over the years new trends in cycling have created new enthusiasts, […]