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London 2012 - This is the ninth of the nine Summer Olympic Games Keith Quinn has attended

This is the pic to prove I was a Wimbledon commentator! - only problem was; this was taken the day before the Olympic tennis started.

London 2012 - This is the ninth of the nine Summer Olympic Games Keith Quinn has attended

29 July 2016

The words ‘Living the Dream’ made up the official slogan of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The catchphrase certainly applied for me – AGAIN! – as here I was packing up and setting off for my ninth summer Olympic Games. Read more »

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The New Zealand Olympic Mens Rugby 7s team. The Who's who...

Soon the Excitement and Crowds of the World's Sevens tours will be see at the Summer Olympic Games.

The New Zealand Olympic Mens Rugby 7s team. The Who's who...

16 July 2016

By Keith Quinn; The omission of Kurt Baker from the 2016 New Zealand men’s Olympic 7s team was a very big surprise to me. Quite amazing in fact... Read more »

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Beijing 2008 - This is the eighth of nine Summer Olympic Games Keith Quinn has attended

Your 2008 Opening Ceremony commentary team; John McBeth, Sophie Zheng and Keith Quinn

Beijing 2008 - This is the eighth of nine Summer Olympic Games Keith Quinn has attended

16 July 2016

More and more in the last weeks before I flew to Beijing for my eighth Summer Olympic Games, in 2008, I was asked two questions. The first one was, ‘are you looking forward to going to that place, Keith?’ The second one was, ‘how many ‘golds’ will we Kiwis win?” Read more »

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Athens 2004 - This is the seventh of nine Summer Olympic Games Keith Quinn has attended

12 July 2016

It only seems like yesterday that I travelled to Athens for the 2004 Summer Games. I touched down and stepped out into the seasonal warmth of a glorious 30˚C. Read more »

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Sydney 2000 - This is the sixth of nine Summer Olympic Games Keith Quinn has attended

2 July 2016

My last report here was from Barcelona 1992. I did not attend the Atlanta, USA, Olympics of 2000. Instead, bad luck (I don’t think so!), I was instead on assignment in South Africa on one of the great All Black rugby  tours! Read more »

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Barcelona 1992 - This is the 5th of nine Summer Olympic Games Keith Quinn has attended

One of Olympic history's most symbolic races; Barcelona 1992

Barcelona 1992 - This is the 5th of nine Summer Olympic Games Keith Quinn has attended

23 June 2016

I tell you the first week of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games was a nightmare to live through. No, it wasn’t because we had a lousy hotel, or the traffic was too tough, or there were horror boycotts to contend with. Read more »

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