Every day during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics our Olympic bloggers will be keeping a close eye on the Olympics from our unique perspective as leaders in sports training knowledge. We'll look at the science and performance issues behind the stories and tell you, our huge community of athletes and coaches, what the top athletes are doing, how they do it - and how you can do it too.
Written by Sam Bordiss on Tue, 2008-08-26 16:38 in
The 2008 Beijing Olympics closed out in predictably beautiful style. It’ll be a long time before we forget some of the fantastic performances produced in Beijing.
Written by Sam Bordiss on Tue, 2008-08-26 15:05 in
Written by Sam Bordiss on Tue, 2008-08-26 12:40 in
As the Beijing Olympics reached its twilight period, there were still some athletes waiting to secure their destinies. Two hot favourites were in action in different arenas.
Written by Sam Bordiss on Sun, 2008-08-24 17:59 in
Not since Moscow 1980 has the men’s 5,000m-10,000m double been achieved.
Written by Sam Bordiss on Sun, 2008-08-24 17:54 in
I used to hate doing the javelin at school.
Written by Sam Bordiss on Fri, 2008-08-22 17:11 in
There’s no doubt about it. Jamaicans are the speed kings. And queens. Their 1-2-3 in the women’s 100m final was sensational enough.
Written by Sam Bordiss on Fri, 2008-08-22 16:28 in
In two days the decathletes participate in ten events to determine ‘superman’ status. Who can run the quickest, throw the furthest and jump the highest?
Written by Sam Bordiss on Fri, 2008-08-22 13:18 in
Every four years there is an Olympic games. Every four years athletes compete on the track. Every four years people question whether the walking event should be included.
Written by Sam Bordiss on Thu, 2008-08-21 17:09 in
Written by matt.renton on Thu, 2008-08-21 16:49 in
We have seen some outstanding performances in the 2008 Beijing Olympics as the likes of Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, Chris Hoy and Yelena Isinbayeva confirmed thems