Olympic Games Betting
Betting on the 2016 Rio Olympics
The soccer World Cup aside, the Olympic Games are arguably the biggest sporting event in the world. Like the World Cup, the Olympics are only held every four years, which no doubt contributes to the hype around them. Another big part of the Olympics’ appeal is the variety of sports that are contested, which means that there’s something for everybody, as in order for a sport to qualify for the Olympics, it has to be participated in across at least 75 countries. The 2016 games, which are being held in Rio, will feature 26 sports, some of which will be made up of multiple disciplines. And of course you’ll be able to bet on them all with sportsbet.com.au.
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Olympic betting news
19 April 2012 – Aussies won’t repeat golden result in London
18 April 2012 – Cadel to carry the flag in London?
30 March 2012 – Magnussen won’t be short of gold at London
20 March 2012 – Magnussen now favourite after smashing the heats
20 March 2012 – The Missile to shoot down world record in London
16 March 2012 – Thorpe to take up boxing if he doesn’t qualify?
14 March 2012 – Steamed rice at Olympic trials
13 March 2012 – Thorpedo to sink in Adelaide?
1 March 2012 – Steffensen to win 400 metres, but fail to qualify for Olympics
17 February 2012 – Steffensen to shade Soloman, Pittman, Samuels & Mottram outsiders
8 February 2012 – Steve Hooker to go to London, but coming home with gold another story
16 January 2012 – Slim chance of Thorpedo Olympic comeback says bookie
12 January 2012 – Thorpedo comeback to hit a snag in Melbourne
6 January 2012 – Pittman sacks coach but still long odds to win gold
28 December 2011 – Bookie still backing Thorpedo comeback, but not sold on Klim