Secondary Higher. Olympic Scandals. Write 3. Ways to cheat in a sports game or competition… Things that would ruin an international event Things that a famous person/athlete would do to make themselves unpopular
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Ways to cheat in a sports game or competition…
Things that would ruin an international event
Things that a famous person/athlete would do to make themselves unpopular
Things you won’t be allowed to do at the British Council performance at the end of July
6 – b
7 - a
8 - a
9 - b
10 - a
1 – b
2 – c
3 – a
4 – b
5 - a
1. Fred Lorz
3. US Basketballers 1972
2. Tommy Smith and John Carlos
7. Si Hun v Jones Jr.
6. Jesse Owens
5. Stella ‘the Fella’ Walsh
9.Madeline de Jesus
10. Jim Thorpe
Marathon cheat Fred Lorz returned to the stadium on foot after his trainer’s car broke down.
Hitler refused to shake Jesse Owens’ hand or give him his medals after his victory.
Stella Walsh announced she was a man on the winners’ podium.
US sprinters Tommy Smith and John Carlos were booed by the stadium spectators after their ‘Black Power’ salute.
The 1972 US Basketball team eventually accepted their silver medals and shook hands with their Russian victorious opponents.
To ignore a lie =
To break a law =
Really wanting to do/show something =
To not be told the answer =
To encounter someone/something as an opponent =
To suggest people don’t take part in or watch an event =
Forced to leave =
Up until now =
One straight after the other =
To set consecutive world records
To be determined to prove
To propose a boycott
To come up against
To be evicted from
To go along with
Come up against….
Go along with…
Left to wonder…
A scandal is something that shocks people “because it is morally wrong” (Cambridge)
Main story headline
Picture + Caption
Main details (who, what, when, where, why)
Invent quotations from key people involved
Mention action that may be taken against the people involved
Why & How: Mysterious circumstances, rumour that he lost control of the car.
Where: Phu Tho Stadium, District 10
Vinasun Taxi accidentally turns onto sprinting track…
What Athletes injured, spectators stunned, Lam Truong crying in audience.
When: In the middle of the 800m running final
Quotes: “Troi oi!” – onlooker
“I’m glad no-one was hurt” – organiser
“I hope my mother wasn’t watching” - driver