Home Search

Olympic Games - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search

Modelling Olympic Performance: PWC Paper 2012

I have been following Olympic Medal Predictions and Projections for London 2012. Last week PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) published its Olympic Medals Paper, Modelling Olympic Performance...

Olympic Gold at the National Library of Australia: 12 June

I was delighted to be invited to the launch of Robin Poke and Kevin Berry's book, Olympic Gold: Our Greatest Individual Olympians Since 1896. The...

February 2012 Medal Projections for the London Olympics

USA Today is providing an Olympic Medal Tracker service. The Olympic Medal Tracker "projects the winners in each medal event for the 2012 London Olympics,...

January 2012 Medal Projections for the London Olympics

Last year I wrote about USA Today's excellent Medal Tracker service. The Olympic Medal Tracker "projects the winners in each medal event for the 2012...

Robin Poke’s Thesis on Australian Rowing

Robin Poke's thesis is with the binders. This marks a remarkable step in Robin's journey to...
Robin at the Graduate Office at UC handing in his thesis

Robin Poke’s PhD Submission: A Narrative History of Australian Rowing

Robing Poke submitted his PhD thesis for examination today at the University of Canberra. It is the culmination of six years assiduous research that...

A Greg Blood post: The Australian Institute of Sport Story 1981-2013

Introduction Greg Blood has written a blog post to share on Clyde Street. Greg was a librarian at the National Sport Information Centre at the...

Deciding to protest

A year ago, Colin Kaepernick made a decision to protest about an issue that had profound significance for him. First, he sat during the playing...

The Spirit of Sport

Introduction Two events this week in the world of athletics have sent me off thinking about the essence of sport. By coincidence, a friend, Daniel...

Distance Traversed: a 1930 perspective

1930 is a significant year for those interested in the notational analysis of sport performance. I have written about Lloyd Messersmith's research in basketball in...