The winter Olympics taking place in Sochi, Russia, have caused a lot of controversy due to Russia’s anti-gay laws. A street artist from Newcastle creates his own protest in this short video.
So on this day, February 9th, in 1895 Volleyball was invented. This got me thinking along the lines of sports and vocabulary. Espressoenglish offers sports vocabulary in context, useful for talking about Olympic sports. You can also find sports and health phrasal verbs on this American English site as well as other handy hints and tips.