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Paralympic Conversations

I have really enjoyed writing posts for The Conversation during the Paralympics. My final post was published today:

In Cardiff

Yesterday I wrote about the Paralympics and the HOPAU Project. Overnight, the APC announced Greg Smith as the flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony for the...

Changeover Week

The welcome home Olympic parades have started in Australia just as Paralympians are preparing for the opening of the Paralympic Games in eight days...

A Conversation Post: Olympic Predictions and Actual Performance

The Conversation has published this evening my follow up post to a pre-Games post about medal predictions.

Overwhelmed

I have been overwhelmed by the performance of Team GB at the London 2012 Games. Twelve years ago I watched the Sydney Games from my...

Wikifying the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

There has been a fascinating project underway in Australia for the last year. A group of experienced and new wikipedians have been developing wiki pages...

Women's Football Olympic Tournament 2012

The twelve teams that contested the Women's Olympic Football Tournament in 2012 were: The FIFA rankings of these teams on 1 June 2012 were: 1 USA 2...

Medal trends at the London 2012 Games to Day 11

I have been monitoring medal success at the London 2012 Games. My interest is in patterns of behaviour rather than national chauvinism. I am fascinated by...

Total Medals at London 2012 (to Day 10)

At the end of Day 10 at London 2012 the total numbers of medals won by the top ten countries were: China 64 (6 medals...

Streets Lined With Silver (Up to day 8)

Introduction Before the London Games started The Conversation published a post about medal predictions. After eight days of competition it is interesting to note where...