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47 minutes | Jan 14, 2022
Winter Olympipod IV - St Moritz 1948
Despite last week's predictions that we would surely find ourselves in Liverpool for 1948... we're back in St Moritz! And there's more controversy than you can throw an icestock at. Shootings, spills, a controversial film - it has it all.
61 minutes | Jan 6, 2022
Winter Olympipod IV - Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936
Not even Covid can keep Chris down as the Winter Olympipod breathlessly - more so than usual - takes a deepish dive into Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936. There's beer gardens aplenty, a ballet, and - of course - even more spills. Plus: Liechtenstein gets its first mention!
47 minutes | Dec 23, 2021
Winter Olympipod III - Lake Pacid 1932
More bobsleigh spills than you can shake a stick at, speed skating drama and dogs as the Winter Olympics heads to the USA for the first time.
53 minutes | Nov 25, 2021
Winter Olympipod II - St Moritz 1928
Bobsleigh returns to its ancestral homeland, horses pull skis, and Canada dominates on the water polo pool. Welcome to the slushy fields of St Moritz, 1928.
49 minutes | Oct 28, 2021
Winter Olympipod I - Chamonix 1924
Ruth and Chris whoosh back into your ears and brings you all the way back to the slopes of Chamonix for the very first Winter Olympipod. And this season looks like it will be an exciting one, with nordic cold shoulders, controversies on the rink, and a real-time discovery on the origins of the bobsled.
55 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Recap
Two weeks after the Games concluded, Ruth and Chris sat down to talk about the most memorable moments of Tokyo 2020ne. And two weeks after that... we published our musings for all to hear! We revisit the very best and the very worst people and stories, and even give a little teaser as to what's to come over the next few months for the Olympipod
24 minutes | Aug 8, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 16
It's over! It's all over! Tokyo 2020 is over! Ruth and Chris attempt to struggle through their emotions and talk about giant motorised baseball mitts, marathon mischief, large moths, and much much more.
19 minutes | Aug 7, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 15
It's the penultimate Olympipod daily bonuses and Ruth has survived her Pfizer. Also: punching horses is bad. Denmark are sad. And some other Olympics happened too.
20 minutes | Aug 6, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 14
Day 14 of #Tokyo2020 has drawn to a close, but there's still plenty to discuss: long walks, disgruntled horses, imaginary sports. While Chris takes the reigns of the minipod, when Ruth was found sleeping on the job.
19 minutes | Aug 5, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 13
Day 13 of Tokyo 2020 will go down in the history books as the day the Olympipod officially became 75% vaccinated. And other stuff happened too! Stuff at the Olympics!
25 minutes | Aug 4, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 12
Day 12! Ruth is excited! She's found some new sports! Also, it was the first day of the multi-discipline events, and the Olympipod is delighted.
18 minutes | Aug 3, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 11
Day 11 of #Toyko2020 and it was a day for the history books. Records were smashed. Real Cycling was cycled. Tiny cars went beep beep. And Chris dropped a bombshell.
6 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 10
Day 10 of #Tokyo2020 has been and gone. The Cuban anthem was jaunty. The Greco-Roman existed. And we had some very tragic news from Tokyo.
28 minutes | Aug 1, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 9
Day 9 has come to a close, and what a Day 9! Chris - AND Ruth - take the most unbrief of brief look backs at the triumphs and the tragedies of the days events at #Tokyo2020.
19 minutes | Jul 31, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 8
We've reached the halfway point, and it turns out Ruth's viewing of BMX freestyle was simply an Olympic fever dream. But mixed relays were not, and she's a big fan. Also - Chris!
9 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 7
Where's the last week gone? To #Tokyo2020, that's where! And to celebrate, Ruth has been left - some might say inadvisably - unsupervised to share some of her thoughts on day 7 of the Olympic Games.
15 minutes | Jul 29, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 6
The Microstates shall inherit the earth. Or, at the very least, a couple of Olympic medals. Also - IRELAND WINS GOLD IRELAND WINS GOLD IRELAND WINS GOLD. It all happened on Day 6 of #Tokyo2020
16 minutes | Jul 28, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 5
Today Mega-Host Chris is joined by Ruth. She claims it's day 6. It isn't. It's day 5. She's just gone quite mad. It's the Olympics. But she still loves weightlifting, and thinks the 1500m freestyle is too long.
13 minutes | Jul 27, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 4
Olympipod's very own Chris joins Ruth to catch up on all the day's action, including horse frolicking, wave riding, and some gigantic tumbles.
6 minutes | Jul 26, 2021
Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 3
Ruth had a sleep. Denmark won gold. People lifted heavy things. Breaststroke is very old. It all happened on Day 3 (ish) of the Games, and Ruth has all (some) of the facts.
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