• Day 11 of the Tokyo Olympics

    In 2004 Tyler Hamilton won a gold medal for the United States in the men’s individual time trial. Hamilton was a big name in cycling and competed in the Tour De France. Winning Olympic gold was the high point in Hamilton’s career but months later it would be followed by his lowest moment when he tested positive for blood doping.

  • Day 9 of the Tokyo Olympics

    After winning the women’s 20/20 World Cricket Cup the headline in the newspaper stood out so boldly “JOY IS THE AUSTRALIAN’S SECRET WEAPON.” The player of the match, Alyssa Kealy, said that the joy of essentially playing for fun was something she valued.

  • Day 8 of the Tokyo Olympics

    Jana Pittman was the best hurdler in the world. In 2003 and again in 2007 she won the 400-meter hurdles world championships. Unfortunately for Pittman during a warmup event for the 2004 Olympics, she tore cartilage in her right knee.

  • Day 7 of the Tokyo Olympics

    Imagine a spotlight that switches to highlight two sporting captains on the field. As one’s actions are highlighted the spotlight shines on them. Then it moves to the contrast the other’s actions.

  • Day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics

    Kim Brennan was a young athlete with plenty of potential and a dream to compete in the Olympic Games. Leading up to the 2004 Olympics she was the second-fastest hurdler over 400 meters in Australia.

  • Trimming the fat

    So, it seems that the Tokyo Olympics are set to go ahead. Despite the Japanese overwhelming suspicion that the organisers are simply not up to the job. And, the fears of many athletes about the risk of infection presented by the travel required.

  • Day 5 of the Tokyo Olympics

    If anyone tells you “sticks and stones can break my bones, but names will never hurt me,” don’t believe them! Words are like bullets that can puncture the thickest skin and pierce the hidden soul.

  • Day 4 of the Tokyo Olympics

    In wrestling, the aim is to try and bring your opponent to a position of submission. You search for a point of weakness in which they “tap out” as a signal they have submitted to the pain and acknowledge the superior strategy of their opponent.

  • Day 3 of the Tokyo Olympics

  • Day 2 of the Tokyo Olympics

    Drowning In Honey - “It is not good to eat much honey. Nor is it glorious to seek one’s own glory.” Proverbs 25:27

  • Day 1 of the Tokyo Olympics

    Nike is one of the biggest sporting companies in the world, however the name comes from the ancient Greek god of victory. Today, we watch the start of the greatest sporting event in the world with each athlete looking for that “nike” victory.