London Olympics: Men’s & Women’s Butterfly Swimming Race Previews

London Olympics: Men’s & Women’s Butterfly Swimming Race Previews

By Jim Donahue   The most powerful and physically demanding stroke, the butterfly involves simultaneous overhead stroking of the arms combined with a dolphin kick. The dolphin kick features both legs moving up and down together. No flutter kicking is allowed. A butterfly swimmer must touch the wall with both hands before turning and his […]

London Olympics: Men’s & Women’s Breaststroke Race Previews

London Olympics: Men’s & Women’s Breaststroke Race Previews

By Jim Donahue   The slowest of the four Olympic strokes, the breaststroke is highly technical and therefore difficult to master. The arms must move in the same horizontal plane simultaneously; the hands propel forward from the breast (on, under or over the water) and are brought back on or under the water surface but […]

Guardian Express Olympic Coverage: London Games Defined: Previews

Guardian Express Olympic Coverage: London Games Defined: Previews

By Jim Donahue The Guardian Express would like to officially present our London Olympic coverage. What follows is a list of articles that you can view on all the current sports of the day, highlights, betting odds, as well as profiles of some of the different athletes.

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