Weekend Wrap-up Feb 19: What have we learned about the Olympics?

What I've learned about the Winter Olympics: There are a lot of events in speed skatingThere are also a lot of events on the downhill icy-slideScandinavians are really good at cross-country skiingScandinavians are even better at cross-country skiing and shooting stuffIn hockey, anything can happen—when you take NHL players out of the equationCurling watches better … Continue reading Weekend Wrap-up Feb 19: What have we learned about the Olympics?

Monday Musings: The Olympics-Part One: What’s it all about?

It’s all about the athletes, isn’t it? Well, maybe it’s about the opportunity to acquire or upgrade facilities to train the athletes, which is what the games are about. Or perhaps it is to put your country into the spotlight so that the world can see what great things you are doing for your athletes, … Continue reading Monday Musings: The Olympics-Part One: What’s it all about?