Río is over and here are some activities to do:
>>> News Review >> Brazil wins a gold medal in athletics (BBC Learning English)
>>> LINGOHACK >>>
- Episode 160817 / 17 August 2016 >>> Expressions presented: medal tolly, feeds on & cheating.
- Episode 160810 / 10 August 2016 >>> Expressions presented: wondering, to log, stylish & unveiled. (Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history)
A bronze medal for Coloma in mountain bike event.
Spanish rhythmic gymnasts get the silver medal among olé cries and guitar playing!!!
This is no country for men, IT BELONGS TO WOMEN, INDEED!!!
Ruth Beitia wins the seventh gold medal for Spain in women's high jump (read the report) (watch the jump)
Two more medals for Spain (13 medals in total): INCREDIBLE historical SILVER MEDAL for women's basketball national team (Congratulations for being so competitive!!!!) >> watch this and bronze medal for Saúl Craviotto in the k-1 200 metre event.
INCREDIBLE >>>>> Carolina Marin, the young lady from Huelva, wins the sixth gold medal in badminton!!!! (some images)
Another gold medal for Spain (the fifth one) >>> Saúl Craviotto and Cristian Toro in K-2 200 metre canoe sprint (watch the race)
Two more medals for Spain in Taekwondo: silver medal for Eva Calvo and bronze medal for Joel González (video)
Our men's basketball national team will fight for the bronze medal (watch summary) and our Women's national team in basketball will be in the final fighting for the GOLD medal against the USA in the Olympic Games in Río after defeating Serbia in the semi-finals!!! GOOD LUCK!
The New Spain has brought us the fourth gold medal and the first silver medal, that is, the seventh medal in total for Spain >>> Marcus Cooper Walz, the canoeist born in Oxford whose father is English and whose mother is German, from Majorca wins the gold medal in K-1 1000 metres event (watch the event) & Orlando Ortega, Cuban-born, won the silver medal in 110 hurdles event (watch the event).
And now the 110 hurdle race:
Fifth medal for Spain >> Marc López & Rafael Nadal wins the third gold medal for Spain in the men's doubles in tennis, the first one for our Spanish men!!!
"A gold medal and with one of my best friends is just unforgettable", said Nadal after the match.
Second gold medal for Spain (third overall) >>> Maialen Chourraut in canoe slalom!!! (Watch the race)
Watch the race and enjoy it!!!!
First medal for Spain: Mireia Belmonte wins the bronze medal in Women's 400m Individual Medley (estilo libre)
However, what does 'medley' originally mean? And what's the Spanish for 'heat'?
Tip: Make a glossary with all the words you learn in English related to the Olympic Games. (I'll do one myself for you in my site)
What time is it right now in Rio? Remember that they are five hours behind Spain.
RIO 2016 - official website
Problems we may find during these Olympic Games:
News report (BBC Learning English) >>>> Could polluted water cause problems for Olympic athletes?
Nadal, the stand bearer for Spain. How happy he looks after his big disappointment for not being able to it in the last Olympic Games in London.
Some articles to read: