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2014 Winter Olympics Sochi (Olympische Spelen Sotsji)

We’re not a really sporty family and don’t watch much tv – we did watch the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics Sochi (Olympische Spelen Sotsji) but haven’t seen any of the events.  There have been a few great photos doing the rounds like this one:

Source: NOS Facebook page (click for post)

Source: NOS Facebook page (click for post)

Even then though, it’s to do with the fact it’s Koning Willem Alexander en Koningin Maxima attending and getting excited about it, I have no idea which event it was!

However, luckily, my children are learning about it at school.  Here’s our little Dutch Australian explaining the Winter Olympics:

Oh and that video is also an example of the Dutch Australian bi-lingual language often spoken in our house!

If you want the REAL information on the Olympics, I’m sure you are probably already following it online or on tv.  You can also check out these websites:

Did you know that if you Google “Australia Winter Olympics” (or any other country) you will get a current medal tally and other information?  Here’s Australia’s current tally:

Australia Google Olympic Games

and The Netherlands:

Google The Netherlands Olympics

Are you following the 2014 Winter Olympics Sochi (Olympische Spelen Sotsji?)

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