Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Update -1

Rosemary and Wilf Mula are volunteering with Team Tonga at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Rosemary pictured with a new friend in Glasgow.

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Athletes relaxing on the lawn at the Commonwealth Games Village prior to the Opening Ceremony on Wednesday July 23rd.

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Whats it like to compete in Mountain Bike ?

Heres a Go Pro video of the UCI World Cup Mountain Bike course in Scotland. We think you’ll agree Mountain Bike is a pretty extreme Olympic sport.

Spirit of Sydney Lunch – Liesel Tesch Paralympian

The Spirit of Sydney Volunteers Group recently held another successful lunch at Sydney’s Darling Harbour on board the historic South Steyne ferry.

We were privileged to host Australian Paralympian Liesel Tesch AM who has represented Australia in Basketball and Sailing at six consecutive Paralympic Games.

Liesel spoke of her triumphs and struggles she experienced on her way to Bronze, Silver (Basketball) and Gold (Sailing) medals at the games.

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After an excellent lunch served by the friendly staff on board the South Steyne Ferry Function Centre, the Spirit of Sydney Group assembled for a team photo with Liesel who happened to be celebrating her birthday the same day. Congratulations Liesel and HAPPY BIRTHDAY !

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Faster Higher Stronger

“The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.” –The Olympic Charter

Sochi 2014 Venue Overview

Here is a 14 minute presentation detailing the venue for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Sochi 2014 Olympic Village Accommodation

Check out @Sochi2014’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/Sochi2014/status/428392069283840000