This task looks at the different turns involved in different Olympic sports as a way of exploring the mathematics of turns and angles.
How do decisions about scoring affect who wins a combined event such as the decathlon?
Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?
Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
In this article, Alan Parr shares his experiences of the motivating effect sport can have on the learning of mathematics.
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
Can you use your powers of logic and deduction to work out the missing information in these sporty situations?
These Olympic quantities have been jumbled up! Can you put them back together again?
Look at the changes in results on some of the athletics track events at the Olympic Games in 1908 and 1948. Compare the results for 2012.
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Countries from across the world competed in a sports tournament. Can you devise an efficient strategy to work out the order in which they finished?
A weekly challenge concerning drawing shapes algorithmically.
When two closely matched teams play each other, what is the most
What could the half time scores have been in these Olympic hockey matches?
Look at some of the results from the Olympic Games in the past. How do you compare if you try some similar activities?