Tag Archive | Silver Medal

AFRICAN NATION of GABON wins their FIRST MEDAL EVER!

Isn’t it exciting!  Two new nations left the terrible never medalled at the Olympics club this summer:  Gabon and Bahrain (who won with a woman athlete to boot!).  Gabon is in former French West Africa and Bahrain, where we used to/still have a base, is an island in the Persian Gulf. Gabon’s medal came 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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CYPRUS wins their FIRST OLYMPIC MEDAL: SILVER in SAILING!

The island nation of Cyprus, alas divided into two zones, won their first Olympic medal ever – in sailing! Here’s the WashPo (Associated Press) coverage: Kontides won a sailing silver medal Monday in the Laser class, giving him the first metal won by Cyprus since the island nation began taking part in the games 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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COMPARE: 10,000 meter run versus men’s basketball! NBA blog ADMITS: It’s not about justice it’s about the MONEY! CONTRAST BOTSWANA – an entire nation awaits: Will Montsho WIN?

Wasn’t it exciting at the Olympics yesterday? US wins a silver medal in the 10,000 meter yesterday – first time since we won gold in 1964! US finally reaches the podium in fencing in the next to last day of competition – the women’s epee team wins bronze! Several days ago, the women’s gymnastics team […]

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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MAKE the CALL, SECRETARY CLINTON! GET THE 1972 MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM MEDALS BACK and HAVE PRESIDENT OBAMA give them (and perhaps some sort of civilian honor) to the TEAM!

I was pondering this issue that ought to be finally dealt with.  It has been forty years since the USA basketball team was robbed of their gold medal due to politics and enormously bad calls. Try this conclusion: The US immediately protested against the result, with their appeal being heard by a five-man panel. 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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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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