national anthem

Why Must Athletes Be Seen, But Not Heard?

How many Politicians have used sport to try and win favour with voters? Those who remember the Sydney Olympics will recall how then Prime Minister John Howard was like and Australian version of “Where’s Wally.” Except rather than wearing a

Is Etiquette Dead?

American footballer Colin Kaepernick caused a stir the world over when he decided not to stand for the US National anthem before a pre-season game against the Green Bay Packers The controversial San Francisco 49ers’s quarterback once again knelt down

Upgraded Medals Should be Awarded at the Games

Australia’s Jared Tallent finished in the same place as he did at the end of the 50km walk in London and Beijing at the Rio Olympics, only this time he was quick to state that he was proud to stand

Respecting A Nation’s Anthem

Ask any athlete who has represented their nation at the highest level and they will tell you that one of the most special moments is standing hearing your national anthem played. I have been fortunate to work with, and stand