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 soupçon 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 Games: Historical Olympic Tweets

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 soupçon 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 “Sochi Games: Historical Olympic Tweets”

Drones Add New Angles to Sochi Games Coverage

I think Aussie would have liked these things, and not just because he had a tendency to drone on … and on … and on about his many afflictions and gripes! There is an interesting article in The Atlantic’s online edition about the use of drones. The same unmanned beasts that are so controversial whenContinue reading “Drones Add New Angles to Sochi Games Coverage”

Sochi 2014:I Knew They Should Compete Nude!

Yep, those rock-throwing-brush-pushing-slip-sliding-hurry-harding ladies rule when it comes to getting naked for a camera. In a recent post I mentioned the ancient Greek tradition of Olympic athletes competing naked. Evidently Russian bronze-medalist  Olga Graf agrees with me. Upon completing the 3000 meters, the speed skater, during her cool-down lap unzipped her skin-tight skating suit forgettingContinue reading “Sochi 2014:I Knew They Should Compete Nude!”

Sochi or Sushi Games?!?

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 soupçon 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 “Sochi or Sushi Games?!?”

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”