Tag Archives: london 2012

Lightning Bolt

There is a young man from Jamaica/ A regular gold medal taker/ His name is Usain/ And he’s done it again/ A 2012 sprint record-breaker. 

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Murray Mints Gold

A tennis star named Andy Murray/ Took gold at a venue near Surrey/ Repaying old debts/ As he won in straight sets/ He resembled a man in a hurry

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Ginger Springer

There is a young fellow named Greg/ Apparently quite a good egg/ The red-headed leaper/ & self-professed weeper/ Won long-jumping gold by a leg.

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Go Mo Go

There is a young fellow named #Mo/ Who isn’t what one’d call slow/ Over 10,000 metres/ He beat the world-beaters/ Just look at that Londoner go. //// http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18912148

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Anyone for Ennis

Jess Ennis the world number 1/ Can jump, hurdle, throw stuff & run/ She took a firm hold/ Of the heptathlon Gold/ & seems to win medals for fun.

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Swimming Gold

A swimmer who comes from the States/ Jumps in & at once urinates/ It’s lucky for Ryan/ There isn’t red dye in/ For him & his pool-peeing mates. ////http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2183435/Ryan-Lochte-admits-PEEING-Olympic-pool.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

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Hindes Confession: I Crashed During session

There was a young cyclist named Phil/ Who had an unfortunate spill/ He made a clean breast/ & freely confessed/ The crash was an act of free will. ///http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5jcblXCP2EOI1-5t2KNb4zJTKqH4Q?docId=N0215761343978650950A

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Johnson Stuck in Zip

There was an exuberant mayor/ Well-built, with a mop of blond hair/ Who ran out of luck/ When a zip wire got stuck/ And left him to dangle mid-air. //// http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/aug/01/boris-johnson-zip-wire?newsfeed=true

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Medallion Man

An American swimmer named Phelps/ Won a medal amid cheers & yelps/ So now he’s won more/ Than any before/ (He’s in lots of events so that helps). /// http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/jul/31/london-2012-michael-phelps-olympian

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Do Ping is not a Chinese Swimmer

There was a young woman from China/ Whose medley could not’ve been finer/ The rest had no hope/ So was she on dope/ Or simply a superfast minor? /// http://olympics.time.com/2012/07/31/doping-suspicions-about-gold-medal-swimmer-trigger-angry-response-in-china/?iid=op-article-latest

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