Tag Archives: olympics

Swimmers’ Tale Doesn’t Hold Water

Old Jimmy, Jack, Gunnar and Ryan/ Are under suspicion of lyin’ – Inventing a robbery/ To cover their yobbery,/ Which Rio police are not buyin’./// http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/rio-2016/2016/08/18/ryan-lochte-swimmers-fabricated-story-robbed-gunpoint/88946508/ Old Jimmy, Jack, Gunnar and RyanAre under suspicion of lyin' –Inventing a robberyTo cover their … Continue reading

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Medalwinners Get Gongs

Some stars of the 2012 Games/ Were made Knights, Companions & Dames/ Olympic prowess/ And sporting success/ Got letters put after their names. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20858353 ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/285020562705756160

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Names of the Games

Now we have put out the flames/ Remember the stars of the Games/ Mo, David, Usain/ Brad, Michael & Ben/ Jess and Laura just some of their names.

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Closed, but no Cigar

The do at the end of the Games/ Had one or two famous-ish names/ Who had Number Ones/  And some ice-skating nuns/ And then it all went up in flames.

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Water Winner

Tunisian swimmer Mellouli/ Won gold in the Serpentine coolly/ What’s great about him/ Is Oussama can swim/ In water that’s lakey or pooly. //// http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18915866

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Lightning Bolt Strikes Twice

There was a young man named Usain/ Who played a familiar refrain/ It’s just 4 years since/ He won both the sprints/ & now Bolt has done it again. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/news/9465731/London-2012-Olympics-Half-man-half-superhero-Usain-Bolt-powers-right-through-the-barriers-of-history.html

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Women in Glove

Nicola Adams of Britain/ Is handy at throwing a mitten/ The boxer from Leeds/ Secured thru her deeds/ The first women’s medal for hittin’. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18913924

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Brownlee Bros

A triathlon winner from Yorks/ Who swims, cycles runs & then walks/ Won a medal. His brother/ Collected another/ So Brownlees, get popping the corks! ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18902984

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Medal for Tweddle

Team GB gymnast Beth Tweddle/ Has won an olympic bronze medal/ The woman from Cheshire/ Was grace under pressure/ Despite a lastminute back-pedal. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18908349

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Ben Ainslie – Been Sailin’

There once was a sailor named Ben/ Who won the odd race now & then/ He pitched & he rolled/ & yet held on for gold/ To join GB’s all-time top 10. ////http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/19141290

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