Tag: Olympic rss


15 April 2016 / / Opinion
According to the Oxford English Dictionary a sport is classified as “An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment”, and “An occasion on which people compete in various athletic activities”. SportAccord, the international sports federation association, determines what should be considered as sport based on the following criteria: The sport proposed should include an element of competition. The sport should not rely on any element of “luck” specifically integrated into the sport.
07 March 2014 / / Opinion
With the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games having finished on February 23rd, now is a good opportunity to analyse some of the results and highlights from the games. Medal Count While something like the final medal count should be a simple matter, it seems the USA has once again managed to complicate matters. Taking a look at the official IOC standing, those published by a variety of countries, and what was published by the USA, you notice that everyone except the USA is using the same version of the results.