Men’s sprint final at the 2004 Athens Olympics
Date: July 30, 2014 / Posted by Glenn Mitchell
The men’s sprint is the blue riband event at the Olympic velodrome . Up until 2004 Australia had never succeeded in winning gold. That all changed however when West Australian Ryan Bayley overcame Dutch world champion Theo Bos in the third and deciding race of the final.
Thought of the day
"Action is the foundation to all success"- Pablo Picasso
You have got to hand it to some people ... I have been accused of being a racist for stating the obvious ... Liz Cambage is a very good player ... Lauren Jackson is a great player.
Congratulations to Lauren Jackson ... the first Australian player to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame ... the greatest basketballer this country has produced 🏀🇦🇺👏
I’m fortunate to live just 500m from @WAFLOfficial & @WestPerthFC 343-game legend Bill Dempsey ... always a delight to chat with over coffee ... can highly recommend his recently published autobiography ... a great read about one of our greatest indigenous footballers 👏
Thanks to Vicki Laurie (@kadinalaurie) for a beautiful four-page article in today’s Weekend @australian lift out on wife, Karen Tighe’s battle with viral encephalitis over the last 14 months 🙏
Can totally understand the BCCI’s decision to suspend the IPL ... with three squads currently having infected players and staff it was becoming untenable ... now for the internationals to get home ... in AUS’s case, good luck 🏏 #iplsuspended #IPL