Tag Archive | Olympic Games

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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USOC takes a BOLD STAND: “RAVELYMPICS” risks DENIGRATING the real OLYMPIC GAMES! BUT the DREAM TEAM does NOT?

The United States Olympic Committee recently sent a “cease and desist” letter to a knitting website named ravelry.com who wanted to have a knitting contest during the Summer Games.  From the general counsel’s letter (try not to laugh all at once): “We believe using the name ‘Ravelympics’ for a competition that involves an afghan marathon, […]

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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LET’S KEEP A NATION LIKE BOTSWANA IN MIND when we CONSIDER MEN’S BASKETBALL or DREAM TEAM 1994. NEVER AGAIN HAVE SPORTS IMPERIALISM!

Two fascinating articles shed light on my feelings about the Olympic Games. The Republic of Botswana (one of my favorite African nations for its continuous peaceful electoral history, never a military coup, respect for human rights and an independent judiciary, and enormously high standard of living compared to other African nations) has never won an […]

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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THE OLYMPICS are TOTALLY DEBASED by PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES; LET’S STOP IT! I’ve HAD IT! I WILL NOT ROOT for USA BASKETBALL in THIS OLYMPICS or ANY ONE until the pros are GONE!

This is an extraordinary article in the AP by Paul Newberry on the statements Dwayne Wade of the NBA made in regard to the Olympic Games.  Here is Newberry’s talk on the Wade remarks: A day earlier, Wade was quoted as saying there should be some compensation for NBA stars who give up a 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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CURLING IN VIRGINIA?

Curling is that great sport with rocks and brooms.  It’s “sweeping” (pun intended) across the nation.  The South is the most significant part of the nation not in a curling region.  There is no curling club in all of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Several persons (including your blogger) are looking into starting one here 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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