Tag Archive | Botswana

WHAT if they had an OLYMPICS and nobody WANTED IT? COULD HAPPEN…

Basking in the defeat of the latest example of crony capitalism (The stadium in Shockoe Bottom) I read this at Deadspin (A great sports place I do not read often enough.  I even asked if they were interested in me to write for them.  No word; their loss. Mine, too.  Deadspin is a good edgy […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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COULD there BE a BOTSWANA CURLING TEAM?

Yes, I know the word is “Batswana” but that might confuse my US readers.  But the question is not a silly one:  Botswana has one of the highest standards of living in all of Africa.  And Africa will be underrepresented in the Winter Olympics. So how does Botswana do it:  Have a world -class curling […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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BACKSTORY for the men’s 800 meters today at 3 PM: While Sandy roots for Botswana to medal, all eyes will be on…the guy who likes Paris Hilton!

I did not know the men’s 800 could have so much fun!  I haven’t had this much fun since I ran 800s and was cheered at an away team match by the home team’s crowd!  Led by a girl much much better looking than Paris Hilton!  (My nearest competitor was from the third school invited, […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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UNOFFICIAL: CHEERING in GABORONE (and BOTSWANA) TONIGHT! AMOS takes SILVER!

Looks like Botswana will have a medal in the Olympics for the first time ever!  It’s unofficial but Nijel Amos won silver in the men’s 800.  Alas, the Americans took fourth and fifth (Symmonds). I was not able to find any Botswana media yet on the win.  Give it a day or two.  But I […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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HOPE for BOTSWANA YET! NIJEL AMOS wins his heat in the QUARTERFINALS!

Based on this site here, Nigel Amos of Botswana won heat 1 yesterday in the quarterfinals with a time of 1 minute 45.90 seconds.  (My best heat in high school was about twice that for the same event!) Here’s a better article (actually a photo) from a European source: Botswana’s Nijel Amos, center, leads in […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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NO DONUTS in the YARD for SANDY the FENCING FAN this OLYMPICS: Leading US fencers miss the podium today.

I am about ready to pitch the Olympics into the trash can.  Botswana could save the day!  Tunisia did not win yesterday.  But I was so excited about today – surely we’d win a fencing medal today!  And then we had TWO US fencers in the semi-finals – surely this had potential – if they […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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BOTSWANA will have FIVE SOLID ATHLETES at the LONDON GAMES!

More news on Botswana’s Olympic team:  This Nigerian report says the African nation will field five athletes to the Olympic Games in London.  Leading up the charge will be Amantle Montsho: “We are sure that we will be sending quality not just numbers,” BNOC chief executive officer, Tuelo Serufho added. He said it was good […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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