London Olympics 2012

Athlete to sue Georgia’s Olympic delegation for harassment

By | August 14th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A Georgian athlete has returned to London after a dramatic escape, in order to sue his country’s Olympic delegation, saying he has become a victim of “politicized sport”. Betkil Shukvani, a 23 year old Georgian sportsman, was defeated by […]

Georgia took seven medals at London Olympics

By | August 13th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia took seven medals as the London Olympics drew to an end; one in Judo and six medals in wrestling. 35 Georgian athletes competed in this year’s Olympics, winning one gold, three silver and three bronze medals. Lasha Shavdatuashvili, a 20 year […]

London Olympics noted Georgian athletes as born in Russia

By | July 28th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Organizers of the London Olympics have stepped into a diplomatic minefield after mistakenly referring to two athletes born in Georgian breakaway republics as Russians. On the official website of the London Olympics, Deni Tsargushi is described […]