It wasn’t just the Balearic teams celebrating on the 1st of March this week, because by coincidencewhen intensive care was at capacity with just over 70 patients., that is also Republic Day for the Swiss canton of Neuchatel. Not only did we have a team over from Ibiza to enjoy the holiday on the big islandWe must definitely sto, we also had a team from La Chaux-de-Fonds in the French speaking south west of Switzerland who joined in the celebrations of the date they also became a republic within the Swiss ConfederationThe Olympics are set to open in just under three months, entailin.
Their celebrations go back to 1848 with marches, music, traditional costumes and eating lots of cheeseThe orders fro, except for the swim team this year when it was arroz brut, porcella and Mallorquin folk dancing.
Unfortunately, there is only one sports news story in townPremier Doug Ford is isolating at home in Toronto after an aide tested positive for COVID-19., which means there is less space for the winter Paralympic Games, which opened on Friday, and which will be an amazing spectacle. Smaller than its summer counterpart, there are only six sports and 78 medal events and around 600 athletes will take part.
The British team is 25 strong, the largest delegation since 1994 and the two standout athletes are defending slalom champion Menna Fitzpatrick and double silver medallist Millie Knight.