Tag Archives: Sport

Masters Cup Says Farewell To Shanghai

WoAi at the Masters Cup just after Davydenko defeated Andy Murray. Those long term loyal readers will know I went to the Masters Cup last year and saw Roger Federer play Rafael Nadal.  Last Saturday I once again went to … Continue reading

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What else is there to say.  The youngest ever Formula One drivers champion, the first ever black champion, and he’s been doing it for 2 years (and ALMOST won it in his very first year), oh and he’s British! We … Continue reading

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Nice One Lewis

Spectators wait for the 2008 Chinese Grand Prix to begin. I went to the Chinese Grand Prix yesterday which is has been held in Shanghai every year since 2004. The state of the art Shanghai track is the world’s most … Continue reading

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Demographically Weighted Medals Tally

WIth all this talk of cheating, I thought everyone would be interested to see what the 2008 Olympic medals table looked like after adjusting for population. The good news is the two big quarreling rivals USA and China are nowhere … Continue reading

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Only 1518 days to go!

Some of you will remember that I was in Beijing a few weeks ago to ensure that the preparations for the 2008 Beijing Olympics are going well and I was happy to report it’s all under control. Yesterday, I flew … Continue reading

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