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 […]
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 […]
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.