Posts tagged with ‘Beijing’

Yay for Nicole Cooke!

I wasn’t particularly excited about the Olympics, this year, but I just caught the last 15 or 20 minutes of the women’s road cycling race to see Nicole Cooke narrowly win our first gold medal in the middle of a downpour, and got completely caught up in it. It’s magic. Never fails.

Opening ceremony debrief

As I’ve said before, although I’m a ¬†supporter of London hosting the Olympics, my big worry is that we will come up with a feeble, amateurish¬†opening¬†ceremony. So I watched the Chinese version with interest. We knew they were keen to impress: well, consider me impressed. There is no way London is going to match that […]