Opinion Letters

Sunday 18 November 2018

Olympic flame warms up a damp summer

• What a great London 2012 Olympics for Britain as the host nation and for Ireland, too.

The theme of this Olympics was: "This is for Everyone." It really felt like that when Katie Taylor won gold last Thursday in the women's boxing. She is four-times world champion and many times European champion.

RTE's George Hamilton did a great commentary as usual on the Olympics opening ceremony, and Jimmy Magee did likewise for the boxing matches (Jimmy was given a special award from the International Olympic Committee for his 50 years of Games broadcasting).

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to this article.

Sign In

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss