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Posts Tagged ‘Morale

I am Spartacus! A fit and healthy Cancellara slays all comers!

April 15, 2010

Fabian Cancellara nicknamed “Spartacus” completed an amazing three weeks by winning Paris-Roubaix for the second time on Sunday. When he is fit and healthy like this Cancellara is almost invincible and completely dominated this Hell of the North! Tom Boonen had said again he would try to stay with Cancellara, but was really caught napping […]

The Best and Worst of Modern Society

March 30, 2010

On Sunday I watched two programs which really highlighted the best and worst of modern society. Two contrasting examples of the role models we give our kids. The first was a documentary on the 2004 Hawaii Ironman on Universal Sport. Really well made with fantastic filming of this spectacular island and some excellent sub stories […]

Canada’s Hockey Team give their Country a huge morale boost

February 28, 2010

Today Canada’s hockey team gave their country a huge morale boost with a home town win in Vancouver. So we all got the big showdown we wanted with Canada and the USA fighting it out for Olympic Gold today in the men’s hockey final and what a great game it was! As expected both teams […]

Canada beat Slovakia 3 – 2 to join USA in Final

February 26, 2010

Team USA completed their path to the “Dream” final by overwelming Finland in the first semi-final earlier today. Finland were undefeated, before this game and had been described as talented, but you would never have guessed it from watching the first period! It was also said that the Finnish Goalie Kiprusoff did not like being […]

Olympic Ice Hockey – Home Town Win Boosts Morale

February 25, 2010

Back in December I wrote a piece about how home town wins boost morale. The Giants had just beaten Division rivals Dallas and everyone went back to work happy on Monday. That may have been the last time they won by the way! An even better example, which I also cited back in December, was […]

Best Super Bowl ever? NFL win boost for city of New Orleans

February 16, 2010

It’s a week after one of the best Super Bowls ever and as usual this time of year I am suffering from NFL withdrawal symptoms! What a boost for the morale of New Orleans. What a great game! This one had everything, this years two best teams with the underdog Saints going behind and then […]

Home Town NFL Wins Boost Morale

December 9, 2009

Finally the New York Giants returned to winning ways in the NFL with a 24 – 31 win over Division rivals Dallas. Have you noticed how much happier people are coming back to work on Monday after a home town win? Maybe stating the obvious here, but a “Home Town” sports win has a really positive […]