Sports the Olympics Forgot – Dockey

The game of Dockey is a combination of the sports of Darts and Hockey. The origins of the game are obscured in a midwinter’s drinking session in a pub by the local hockey team, who were arguing about who could throw a dart with the most accuracy over the length of a hockey pitch. TheContinue reading “Sports the Olympics Forgot – Dockey”

Hobby Horse Polo – Sports the Olympic Forgot

The following is an extract from my book – Sports the Olympics Forgot The first Tehran championships were played in 1936 and were won by the Communist Party team, whose horses were painted bright red. Their captain Mahmoud Ghadiri was proud of what this showed: “We play as a team, we play the socialist way,Continue reading “Hobby Horse Polo – Sports the Olympic Forgot”

Winter Olympics, 2014 – Sochi, Russia

An interactive guide to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia between 7-23 February, 2014

New Sports for the Winter Olympics

Travelling on the skytrain today I came across a folder that had a VANOC label on it. Apparently, some new sports are going to be included in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver/Whistler. These new sports will ensure that Canada “owns the podium” in 2010.     To read more follow this link