- For our plunge for distance fans, a list of six great discontinued Olympic sports, including the long jump for horses.
- Rarity: A Laff-A-Lympics episode won by ... the Really Rottens?
- ESPN's Marc Stein on today's Spain-Brazil potential Tankapalooza.
- added: engineers try to determine how long Usain Bolt could jump.
Monday, August 6, 2012
LETDOWN? Really, where can the Olympics go from here? Swimming's done, most of the gymnastics are done, the 100m dash is done. Yes, we've got the majority of track and field still to come, plus the culmination of so many team tournaments, but if they had ended the Olympics after last night I'd be satisfied. (Isn't the order of the gymnastics competition completely reversed? Wouldn't it be more dramatically satisfying to build from apparatus finals, to individual all-around, and then to team?) Three links:
Posted by Adam at 7:42 AM