Bag’s Take-Away:
Didn’t go as planned. 
The Olympic logo bears down on the residents of London looking far more like pieces of a chain link fence than symbols of international cooperation and brotherhood. 
via  Reuters Editor’s Choice
(credit: Kevin Coombs/Reuters caption: People pass by an artwork painted on a wall in East London depicting the Olympic rings which was created by a street art organisation called “The Toasters” April 18, 2012. The Toasters are releasing a limited edition screen print of the design to mark the 100 day point before the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Didn’t go as planned.

The Olympic logo bears down on the residents of London looking far more like pieces of a chain link fence than symbols of international cooperation and brotherhood.

via Reuters Editor’s Choice

(credit: Kevin Coombs/Reuters caption: People pass by an artwork painted on a wall in East London depicting the Olympic rings which was created by a street art organisation called “The Toasters” April 18, 2012. The Toasters are releasing a limited edition screen print of the design to mark the 100 day point before the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games.)

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Bag’s Take-Away:
Thanks International Volleyball Federation! It’s really nice to know that Olympic athletes no longer have to dress like Vegas mud wrestlers to play beach volleyball. Quite a relief that women from countries with religious or cultural objections (see Rwandans above) can choose to expose less as opposed to more of their bodies.
But when you look at the uniforms now accepted by the IVF, you really have to wonder how they got to the current uniforms to begin with and why women play a sport in costumes clearly aimed at men.
Read more: Spiking the …. Uniform? Women’s Olympic Volleyball Getting “More Flexible”
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Thanks International Volleyball Federation! It’s really nice to know that Olympic athletes no longer have to dress like Vegas mud wrestlers to play beach volleyball. Quite a relief that women from countries with religious or cultural objections (see Rwandans above) can choose to expose less as opposed to more of their bodies.

But when you look at the uniforms now accepted by the IVF, you really have to wonder how they got to the current uniforms to begin with and why women play a sport in costumes clearly aimed at men.

Read more: Spiking the …. Uniform? Women’s Olympic Volleyball Getting “More Flexible”

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