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IOC President Thomas Bach Hails New Era For Olympic Education

IOC PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH HAILS A NEW ERA FOR OLYMPIC EDUCATION AS THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC ACADEMY REOPENS AFTER RENOVATION IN ANCIENT OLYMPIA

Beijing 2022 Olympics Flame Lighting Ceremony

VIEW THE EXQUISITE FLAME LIGHTING CEREMONY FOR THE BEIJING 2022 OLYMPIC GAMES IN FULL…!

Lewis Hamilton Wins His 100th Race At The Russian Grand Prix…!

MANY CONGRATULATIONS TO SEVEN-TIMES WORLD CHAMPION LEWIS HAMILTON WHO WON HIS 100TH RACE AT THE RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX ON 26TH SEPTEMBER 2021…! HIGHLIGHTS OF THE RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX 2021 IT WAS A SUPERB RACE, BECAUSE IT HAD BEEN RAINING THE DAY BEFORE AND THE CONDITIONS HAD BEEN SLIPPERY SO NOBODY REALLY KNEW HOW IT WOULD ALL PAN OUT. (INDEED, LEWIS HAD SKIDDED OFF THE TRACK THE DAY BEFORE AND DAMAGED HIS FRONT WING.) BUT THE CLOUDS PARTED AND THE SUNLIGHT POURED IN AT THE BEGINNING OF THE RACE, ALLOWING THE DRIVERS TO LINE-UP, RARING TO GO. RED BULL HAD GIVEN MAX VERSTAPPEN A NEW POWER UNIT, SO HE STARTED AT THE BACK OF THE GRID, BUT STILL MANAGED TO WEAVE HIS WAY THROUGH THE PACK AND UP TO THE PODIUM. RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX 2021 WHEN YOU HEAR THAT SOCHI IS A ‘SEASIDE RESORT’, YO...

Another Chance To Look At When Valtteri Bottas Won The Russian Grand Prix 2020…!

Valtteri Bottas Won The Russian Grand Prix 2020 In Style    On a sunny day in Sochi, the Russian Grand Prix 2020 got off to a frantic start with Carlos Sainz crashing on the first lap, and Charles LeClerc bumping into the back of Lance Stroll who went into the barrier, causing Lance Stroll and Carlos Sainz to retire early, with a resultant safety car ensuing. Carlos Sainz’s Car Is Winched Off After Crashing Into Barrier   Lewis Hamilton had received two x five second penalties for practice start infringements at the start of the race and so was disadvantaged. Although he was still able to make it up to third place by the end of the race. In the meantime, Valtteri glided around the Sochi course, (which is one of his favourites after he had won there in 2017) Valtteri Flew Like Th...

A Lesson In Mutual Respect – Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin – “The Triumph Of The Human Spirit”….

Many Congratulations To Anthony Joshua Who Successfully Defended His IBF, WBA (Super) and WBO Titles On 22 September 2018 In A Tough Fight Against Alexander Povetkin At Wembley Stadium.   ANTHONY JOSHUA AND ALEXANDER POVETKIN ‘FACE-OFF’ BEFORE THE BOXING MATCH ANTHONY JOSHUA VS ALEXANDER POVETKIN PRE-MATCH PRESS CONFERENCE ANTHONY JOSHUA VS ALEXANDER POVETKIN WEIGH-IN Dramatic, exciting, ‘edge of your seat’ stuff – such was the fantastic spectacle between Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin at their boxing match last night at Wembley Stadium. Musicians, Celebrities, Sports Stars, Families and the World’s Media Were In Attendance (and did not mind at all standing in the pouring rain) to witness the fight. It was mesmerising when Anthony Joshua and Alexa...

Another Chance To View England’s Superb Matches Against Andorra & Hungary In The World Cup Qualifiers…!

WHAT A SUPERB START TO THE WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS THE ENGLAND FOOTBALL TEAM HAVE HAD, WITH EXCITING 4 – 0 VICTORIES AGAINST HUNGARY FIRST AND LAST NIGHT, ANDORRA ALSO! WE CAN HARDLY WAIT FOR THEIR NEXT MATCH AGAINST POLAND THIS WEEK – EXCITING TIMES…! HIGHLIGHTS OF ENGLAND’S 4 – 0 VICTORY OVER ANDORRA GARETH SOUTHGATE GIVES POST-MATCH INTERVIEW FOLLOWING ENGLAND’S WIN OVER ANDORRA HIGHLIGHTS OF ENGLAND’S 4 – 0 VICTORY OVER HUNGARY GARETH SOUTHGATE GIVES POST-MATCH INTERVIEW FOLLOWING ENGLAND’S WIN OVER HUNGARY

Another Chance To See When Max Verstappen Won The Imola Grand Prix, Emilia Romagna 2021

IN A CHAOTIC RACE WITH SEVERAL INCIDENTS, INCLUDING MAX AND LEWIS COLLIDING EARLY IN THE RACE, RED BULL’S MAX VERSTAPPEN WON THE IMOLA GRAND PRIX…. MAX VERSTAPPEN CELEBRATES HIS WIN AFTER THE RACE WITH MERCEDES’ LEWIS HAMILTON COMING SECOND, AND MCLAREN’S LANDO NORRIS THIRD.  LANDO WAS ALSO AWARDED ‘DRIVER OF THE DAY’. LEWIS HAMILTON ATTEMPTS TO OVERTAKE MAX VERSTAPPEN BUT BECOMES MOMENTARILY UNBALANCED  VALTTERI BOTTAS AND GEORGE RUSSELL ALSO MADE CONTACT LATER IN THE RACE AND CRASHED INTO THE BARRIER AT HIGH SPEED BUT LUCKILY NO-ONE WAS HURT…! HIGHLIGHTS OF THE IMOLA GRAND PRIX THE WEATHER WAS CHALLENGING WITH INTERMITTENT RAIN AND A VERY SLIPPERY SURFACE, BUT IT CERTAINLY MADE FOR INTERESTING ‘EDGE OF YOUR SEAT’ STUFF… ASTON MA...

Max Verstappen Wins The Monaco Grand Prix 2021

ON AN EXCITING WEEKEND IN MONACO, WITH MUCH PRE-RACE DRAMA AFTER CHARLES LECLERC (WHO WAS ORIGINALLY ON POLE) CRASHED INTO A BARRIER, MAX VERSTAPPEN STORMED TO VICTORY AT THE MONACO GRAND PRIX 2021… HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONACO GRAND PRIX 2021   RED BULL’S MAX VERSTAPPEN CAME FIRST IN 1.38.56.820, FERRARI’S CARLOS SAINZ CAME SECOND +8.968, AND MCLAREN’S LANDO NORRIS CAME THIRD +19.427  LEWIS HAMILTON REVEALS HIS FRUSTRATIONS AFTER LOSING TWO POSITIONS LEWIS HAMILTON GIVES POST-RACE INTERVIEW (AUDIO) FOLLOWING MONACO GRAND PRIX 2021 MONACO GRAND PRIX 2021 QUALIFYING THE PREVIOUS DAY, IN QUALIFYING, CHARLES LECLERC WAS ON POLE, AND THINGS TOOK AN UNEXPECTED TURN WHEN HE CRASHED INTO THE BARRIER. (LUCKILY ESCAPING UNHURT.)   IN A TENSE “WILL HE, WON’T...

Another Chance To Look At Lewis Hamilton’s Superb Triumph At The Portuguese Grand Prix 2021 Making It His 67th Career Victory…!

On a windy day in Portugal at the Portimao Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas led at the beginning, followed by Lewis Hamilton, and then Max Verstappen. But shortly afterwards, it must have become apparent once again to Lewis Hamilton just how much of a ‘force to be reckoned with’ Red Bull’s Max Verstappen had become when he overtook him after a safety-car restart, following Kimi Raikkonen sustaining damage to his car… KIMI RAIKKONEN SUSTAINED DAMAGE TO HIS CAR (BELOW) and, also to Max, the realisation of just how much it would take to beat such a great and experienced Champion such as Lewis, when Lewis overtook both himself on Lap 14… LEWIS OVERTAKES MAX VERSTAPPEN (BELOW) and Valtteri a little later on, and thus… LEWIS CHASES DOWN VALTTERI BOTTAS BEFORE OVERT...

Lewis Hamilton Wins The Spanish Grand Prix 2021

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SPANISH GRAND PRIX…..  LEWIS HAMILTON WON THE SPANISH GRAND PRIX 2021, AFTER AN INTERESTING RACE, DURING WHICH MAX VERSTAPPEN PUSHED LEWIS WIDE AND OVERTOOK HIM ON TURN ONE OF THE RACE CONSEQUENTING IN LEWIS ‘HUNTING HIM DOWN’ (LEWIS’S OWN WORDS) THEREAFTER UNTIL LAP 60 WHEN LEWIS OVERTOOK MAX AGAIN, STORMING TO VICTORY. IT DID ACTUALLY LOOK AS THOUGH THE TWO CARS HAD TOUCHED AT THE TIME OF MAX’S OVERTAKE  ON LAP ONE BUT THEY HADN’T LEWIS MANAGED TO MOVE OUT OF THE WAY, ALLOWING MAX THROUGH, WITH LEWIS SAYING AFTER THE RACE “SO I KNOW VALTTERI WAS OBVIOUSLY STARTING IN THIRD AND THE GOAL IS TO WORK AS A TEAM SO I STAYED TO THE LEFT I THINK IN HINDSIGHT THERE COULD HAVE BEEN A MOMENT, LOOKING BACK, THAT WHEN MAX MOVED IN BEHIND M...

The 149th Open, Royal St George’s Golf Club 2021

VIEW ALL THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM A SPECTACULAR FEW DAYS OF GOLF AT THE BEAUTIFUL ROYAL ST GEORGE’S GOLF CLUB, DURING WHICH COLLIN MORIKAWA EXCELLED, TAKING THE COVETED CLARET JUG AFTER TOUGH COMPETITION FROM THE BEST GOLFERS IN THE WORLD….! ROUND 1 – FULL HIGHLIGHTS ROUND 2 – FULL HIGHLIGHTS ROUND 3 – MORNING HIGHLIGHTS ROUND 3 – FULL HIGHLIGHTS ROUND 4 – FINAL ROUND MORNING HIGHLIGHTS COLLIN MORIKAWA WINS THE OPEN – FULL HIGHLIGHTS MANY CONGRATULATIONS TO COLLIN MORIKAWA…!

Another Chance To Look Back At The Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin Boxing Match, Essex, England, 22 August 2020…

ON THE 22ND AUGUST 2020, DEFENDING WBC INTERIM CHAMPION DILLIAN WHYTE AND RUSSIAN BOXER ALEXANDER POVETKIN MET AT MATCHROOM BOXING IN BRENTWOOD, ESSEX FOR AN EXCITING BOXING MATCH. THE TWO HEAVYWEIGHTS WERE MORE THAN READY FOR THE MATCH FOLLOWING IT’S POSTPONEMENT TWICE BEFORE BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DILLIAN WHYTE VS ALEXANDER POVETKIN MATCH (BELOW) THE MATCH WAS ACTION PACKED, WITH DILLIAN LANDING SOME TARGETED PUNCHES ON ALEXANDER ALONG THE WAY, UNSTABLING HIM FOR A MOMENT. ULTIMATELY, ALEXANDER DEFEATED DILLIAN VIA A FIFTH-ROUND TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT (TKO) WITH A STRONG UPPERCUT TO SHATTER DILLIAN’S HOPES OF FIGHTING FOR THE WBC WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE NEXT YEAR.   MATTER OF FACT DILLIAN WHYTE SAID AFTER THE MATCH “I JUST GOT CLOCKED, T...

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