Tag: olympics

  • My Father And The Melbourne Olympics

    My Father And The Melbourne Olympics

    I’ve told this story many times before, but as the Olympic Games get under way in Rio, I remember again my father’s stint sixty years ago at the Melbourne Olympics: In another age altogether, my father scored a temp job at the Melbourne Olympics as a general clerk/intern assisting the accounts department. The Games then…

  • Disappointed

    That the national ping pong scandal was resolved, and there was NO sex involved! How to increase birth rate like that?

  • Congratulations, Tao Li

    On being the first Singaporean ever to make an Olympic swimming final, and finishing fifth. No medal, never mind.

  • How many medals?

    Our last medal haul looked like this, only silver [poll id=”5″]

  • No torch, no medals, no records, no nothing…

    Image from mooncostumes.com The torch relay bypassed Singapore probably because protests are only to be held indoors, with a licence, in designated areas. I dunno. Then there’s news that the Youth Olympics might be a Games without medals or records. That is the sucks! Might as well not have athletes. I mean, they even give…