Sochi Olympic Games Poll

The Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia are now over. Thankfully all went well from a security standpoint and the organizers are being praised. The same organizers who were being raked over the coals just two weeks ago when it appeared all was not ready for the arrival of the world. In retrospect what didContinue reading “Sochi Olympic Games Poll”

Olympic Games and Discrimination

DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soup├žon of Yang, some Peaks and Freans and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! Please follow DC on Twitter @DCMontreal and onContinue reading “Olympic Games and Discrimination”

Sochi Olympics: Sadly security to be the main feature

With the 2014 Olympic Games set to open on February 7 in Sochi, Russia I wonder if the Russians are stating to regret the whole thing as it appears they are going to be in for a rough time. I’m not referring to the actual games and competitions, which should be the focus of theContinue reading “Sochi Olympics: Sadly security to be the main feature”

2020 Vision for Tokyo; Awarded Olympic Games

Seen as a “safe” choice, the IOC yesterday awarded the 2020 Summer Olympic Games to Tokyo, Japan. Istanbul, Turkey finished second and Madrid, Spain was third. Clearly the Japanese organizers had 20/20 vision when putting together their presentation! Lots of excitement to come. DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establishContinue reading “2020 Vision for Tokyo; Awarded Olympic Games”