OrangeEyebrows wrote:Poor show, Pip
Tony wrote:Having said that, I've always found her oddly alluring. I suspect it's because she's such an obviously intelligent woman. I must be a zombie, because I've always been attracted to brains.
Del wrote:LOVED watching the gymnastists tonight... ribbons!!!!!!!! Kept hoping a stray cat would run out and attack!
I have let Hayden stay up (its almost 1:30am) to see the BMX riding. One of our neighbours told her she was too big for her bike... and I wanted her to see that real live ADULTS ride the same sized BMX bike as she does.... AND that real live adults ride bikes at the Olympics! Must say.... those little pedal pushing ones in the yellow colours are winning more than their fair share of heats
The crashes are sickening! Not ALOT of summer olympic sports where you see stretcher bearers on a regular basis.
And the long distance open water swim on the Serpentine brings it home HOW fast these guys go.... motorboats to keep up with them after TEN kilometers????
Batty wrote:In the early hours of the morning, BBC news gives way to the latest news updates from CBS.
The news presenter was talking about the medal table, showing America (quite rightly), to be at the top of the table, with China in second place.
He mentioned (and the graphic showd), 'that Russia is in distant third' ...
Eh? EH? The UK & Ireland are in third place! We have 26 gold medals, while Russia has 17!
Watchman44 wrote:The American media seem to base the medal table positions on TOTAL medals won rather than the number of Golds.......
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