Tag Archive | Olympic Movement

RULON GARDNER (and JASON GAY) has SHOWN US THE WAY! WAS WRESTLING REPLACED by PRO GOLF in GAMES?

I just found this article at the WSJ by Jason Gay.  It has several gems in it.  First the mighty Olympic wrestler whose “miracle on the mat” win in 2000, Rulon Gardner, says this about the IOC decision to ditch wrestling from the Games: “The Olympic movement used to be about amateur sports,” Gardner told […]

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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IOC suspends the INDIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE for (Don’t laugh too hard!) GOVERNMENT INTERFERENCE! I’m so glad the SOVIET UNION wasn’t guilty of THAT!

This article made me see red today:  Suspension of Indian Olympic Association figures in RS The reason cited by the International Olympic Committee was (get this!) “governmental interference”.  Don’t laugh too hard.  You might get hurt.  Here are the pertinent paragraphs: In a huge embarrassment for India, the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday suspended the […]

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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IS INDIA about to GET IT about the OLYMPICS? THIS former INDIAN SPORTS OFFICIAL seems to be CLOSE!

There is a remarkable story that I must research further on the IOC suspending the India Olympic Association from the Olympic movement.  I do not know what the facts are yet.  But here’s an interview with a former Indian Sports Minister [Dr. R. S. Gill] who seems to be close to what is occurring 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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WILL BOTSWANA WIN THAT FIRST MEDAL? FEEL the ANXIETY and EXCITEMENT!

Here’s a website from a Botswana newspaper about the five Olympic athletes carrying the hopes of a nation in the 2012 Games in London.  Apparently the boxer Oteng Oteng is also a potential medalist, too.  He boxes in the flyweight division.  (I was a 98 lb wrestler so I understand the light division!)  One highlight: […]

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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