It's all gone bronze

by cactuscat   March 25, 2009  

what's going on? two bronzes? are we no longer the dominant world power in track cycling? Smile

looking forward to houvenagel in the pursuit, she looks pretty tidy...

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still, bronzes first, then silver... shurely shome gold to come?

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posted by purplecup [228 posts]
25th March 2009 - 20:10

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here in this small isle have a tendancy to rest on our laurels.... (where does this phrase come from? leaning on a hedge? serious, where??)

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posted by gandberg [215 posts]
25th March 2009 - 23:24

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gandberg wrote:
here in this small isle have a tendancy to rest on our laurels.... (where does this phrase come from? leaning on a hedge? serious, where??)

It's probably got something to do with the classical greek practice of awarding the winners of sporting contests a laurel wreath.

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posted by Tony Farrelly [4070 posts]
26th March 2009 - 7:48

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They've got some gold now in the women's pursuit and some silver in the women's teams sprint… er, and some nothing in the keirin despite having two people in the final

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posted by hammergonewest [105 posts]
26th March 2009 - 21:35

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