Covering the Olympics requires making many predictions, some of which come true and some of which do not. Bill Littlefield looks back on how predictions made on Only A Game have fared.
Aly Raisman, the captain of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team, is from Needham, Mass. During a trip to a bank in their shared hometown, Bill Littlefield got a small peek at how closely the people of Needham are following Raisman and her achievements.
When we think international sports scandal, we think badminton. Eight female badminton players from three nations have been disqualified from the Olympics for intentionally losing matches in London.
Throughout the 2012 Olympics, the popular tourist attraction known as the London Eye will light up in different colors according to how people tweet about the games. Having sent at least a dozen tweets himself, Bill Littlefield offers his expert observations on the experiment.
Long before there was an Olympic Village, before there was pin trading and medal counts, there were the ancient Olympics. Bill Littlefield speaks to author Neil Faulkner about his book “A Visitor’s Guide To The Ancient Olympics.”
How do you pack a javelin for an international flight? Boston Globe reporter Shira Springer joins us from London to discuss stories of Olympic shipping.
U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps doesn’t currently hold the record for the most total Olympic medals, but he stands an excellent chance of breaking it this summer. Sports Illustrated’s Nick Zaccardi joins the show to talk about the current record holder.
As London rings bells and stops traffic for the 2012 Olympics, Ashley Lisenby and Carolyn Bick survey the mood of the city and its residents.
When Kobe Bryant said the 2012 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team would beat the Dream Team of 1992, he had to know people would chime in on the subject. Bill Littlefield examines the controversy.
By the age of 15, Cheryl Haworth was an American national champion. By 17, she was competing in the Olympics and becoming the youngest athlete to ever win an Olympic weightlifting medal. Bill Littlefield talks to Haworth, the subject of the new documentary, Strong!, and Julie Wyman the filmmaker behind it.