C'mon Russia, you know it's true...
Journalists have arrived and are starting to cover the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics. After early reports doubting the city's preparedness for the big game(s) and human rights protests across Russia, press at Sochi are naturally a bit concerned. As these tweets gathered by the Washington Post show, they had every right.
With this weekend's official announcement that Toyko won the bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics, the internet has been talking about who predicted this 30 years ago. Akira, the cyberpunk manga from the 1980s, set in 2019 against the backdrop of the upcoming 2020 Neo-Tokyo Olympics, what we call the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Australian sports commentator Sam Newman famously called taekwondo "the most ridiculous thing he's ever seen" during his London Games coverage.
Watch as Aussie Olympians Safwan Khalil and Carmen Marton make him eat his words.