• Olympics

    Why Are We Dumping Stoli When We Should Be Dumping Coke?

    by  • August 1, 2013 • Features, Ian Orti, Olympics • 0 Comments

    @ Chantal Lefebvre

    “Fundamental Principles of Olympism #5. Any form of discrimination with regard to a country or a person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement.” – (from the International Olympic Committee’s Charter) IN A NUTSHELL: it is illegal in Russia to be openly gay and in...

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    Bronze polish

    by  • August 7, 2012 • Jeff Blackman, O Sport!, Olympics, Poetry • 0 Comments

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    The following is part of our O Sport! Olympic poetry series in partnership with Poets and the News. The fat and otherwise arrive at adolescence, Boys with sweaty palms are justly incensed. But when the get well cards, the birthday cards, The condolence cards and other missives Make their way through the office Each and everyone one...

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    Splits

    by  • August 4, 2012 • André Narbonne, O Sport!, Olympics, Poetry • 1 Comment

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    The following is part of our O Sport! Olympic poetry series in partnership with Poets and the News.      Our house was red brick and surrounded by summer. My sister and I sat on the step and imagined ourselves graceful like Olga Korbut. We watched her on t.v.— the child who wiped tears from her eyes...

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    The Melbourne Herald Sun forgot an ‘S’

    by  • August 1, 2012 • Annik Adey-Babinski, O Sport!, Olympics, Poetry • 0 Comments

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    The following is part of our O Sport! Olympic poetry series in partnership with Poets and the News For Leisel Jones Don’t worry, Leisel, let that towel rise from in front of your belly,            helicopter it around your head, catch their eyes when you walk in. Is that the Sun reporter over there? Splash him a wave...

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