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    2016 Rio Olympics

    Rumour has it that there's something going on in South America

    Anyone watch the opening ceremony?
    I was fast asleep.
    Hoping to catch sight of Andy Murray our flag bearer in the Olympic Breakfast show soon.

    Today, I'm looking forward to the Men's Cycling Road Race.
    Go Geraint Thomas!

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    I watched it. It was great. Enjoyed it.

    Not sure what I'm going to be watching.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peanut View Post
    I watched it. It was great. Enjoyed it.

    Not sure what I'm going to be watching.
    Caught some highlights just now. Looked good. Refreshing too that they did it with a relatively modest budget.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaws View Post
    Caught some highlights just now. Looked good. Refreshing too that they did it with a relatively modest budget.
    I enjoy the opening and closing ceremonies, but it gets concerning when each country seems to outdo the last one. I'm glad that they did it with a modest budget. A good trend.
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    The scenery in this road race (and I don't mean the cyclists behinds) is stunning!
    A brute of a route to ride though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaws View Post
    The scenery in this road race (and I don't mean the cyclists behinds) is stunning!
    A brute of a route to ride though.
    Looks like it's just you and me here. We can post pictures like that overly oiled flag bearer.

    Someone just took a nasty fall. Hope they're okay.
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    I love the Olympics, even though this one has had its challenges. But through it all, there are thousands of great athletes involved in a huge event, one they will always remember. I will dwell on the good stuff. There will be records broken, heroic tales and memories for life.

    I watched most of the Opening Ceremony, and really enjoyed it. The visuals of Rio are amazing, especially the statue of Christ The Redeemer overlooking the city.

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    My wife is an olympics maniac so it'll be on in our house all day every day
    "There is no plan B. Plan A is to win the Super Bowl" - John Elway
    PLAN A ACCOMPLISHED 2/7/16!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peanut View Post
    Looks like it's just you and me here. We can post pictures like that overly oiled flag bearer.

    Someone just took a nasty fall. Hope they're okay.
    Lol yes please.
    Some horrible falls on the final descent including my boy Geraint who was in medal contention with just 10km to go

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dennis.1960 View Post
    My wife is an olympics maniac so it'll be on in our house all day every day
    Women rule

    Quote Originally Posted by CanDB View Post
    I love the Olympics, even though this one has had its challenges. But through it all, there are thousands of great athletes involved in a huge event, one they will always remember. I will dwell on the good stuff. There will be records broken, heroic tales and memories for life.

    I watched most of the Opening Ceremony, and really enjoyed it. The visuals of Rio are amazing, especially the statue of Christ The Redeemer overlooking the city.
    Stunning city.
    Canada looked good in the Women's Rugby Sevens.

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    I watched some last night. It was great. I was confused at first why our athletes had a polo player on their jackets. I was informed that it had to do with Ralph Lauren. Who knew?

    My favorite sports are women's soccer, women's beach volleyball and gymnastics. I do like the swimming stuff too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by broncoslover115 View Post
    I watched some last night. It was great. I was confused at first why our athletes had a polo player on their jackets. I was informed that it had to do with Ralph Lauren. Who knew?

    My favorite sports are women's soccer, women's beach volleyball and gymnastics. I do like the swimming stuff too.
    I watched some of the Men's gymnastics tonight and am already hooked.

    This girl's a star:
    http://http://www.independent.co.uk/...-a7173546.html

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    They need a mercy rule for the basketball team. Up by 30 at half. Not fun to watch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaws View Post
    Women rule



    Stunning city.
    Canada looked good in the Women's Rugby Sevens.
    Thx for noticing Jawsie.....those female rubgy players are TOUGH!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bronco51 View Post
    They need a mercy rule for the basketball team. Up by 30 at half. Not fun to watch.
    Yeah, I'm with you. It doesn't seem fair that professional NBA players participate in the games. I always thought it should be for semi amateurs, not for athletes who make $100's of millions of dollars. Same could be said for other sports like tennis, hockey and other sports. But that's just me.
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