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Keep the Flame Alive

Jul 31, 2021

Today's Tokyo 2020 Olympics event program included a lot of mixed gender team events that were new for Tokyo. Were they successful? We were surprised our reactions to them!

Also on today's docket:

  • Archery - Competition closed with a must-watch event
  • Athletics - Meet the Swedish Viking
  • Badminton - Funky moves central
  • Baseball
  • Beach Volleyball - TKFLASTANI update!
  • Boxing
  • Cycling - BMX Freestyle
  • Diving
  • Equestrian - TKFLASTANI update!
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Judo - How about that mixed team?
  • Rugby - Women's medal matches are a must-watch event!
  • Sailing - TKFLASTANI update!
  • Shooting
  • Swimming - More mixed relay fun
  • Tennis - No fans might be a good thing
  • Trampoline Gymnastics
  • Triathlon - Another mixed relay
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Weightlifting

Plus, our popular segments:

  • Where's Marnie McBean?
  • What Officiating/Volunteer Roles Would We Want?
  • Fantasy League/Brackets Update
  • What's Up with Mike and Maya?


We need your help! For the upcoming Winter Olympics and Paralympics in 2022, we'll have an on-the-ground presence. This will allow us to bring you an Olympics audio experience like no other. But getting to Beijing will be difficult, so we've got a Kickstarter campaign running to help get us there. Please check it out and support our efforts to bring you a better show. Thank you for your support!


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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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