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Keep the Flame Alive

Sep 24, 2021

Book Club Claire is back to discuss our latest selection: Sevens Heaven by Ben Ryan. As you may remember from Episode 193, Ben coached the Fijian men's rugby sevens team to (spoiler alert) win Fiji's first-ever Olympic gold medal. His book is the story of all of the work that went into achieving that victory. Haven't read it but now want to? Get your copy (and support the show) at our site.

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This episode also includes:

  • News from TKFLASTAN
  • A follow-up from Tokyo 2020
  • Updates from Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024
  • The International Paralympic Committee's decision on wheelchair basketball, as well as its nominees for its board
  • A status update from the International Olympic Committee on transgender athletes

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Thanks so much for listening, and until next time, keep the flame alive!


 Keep the Flame Alive: The Podcast for Fans of the Olympics and Paralympics with hosts Jill Jaracz & Alison Brown


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