07 September 2008

Lucky Sevens: The Green and Gold

Last month, everyone had their eye on the Beijing Olympics. At the time,
I got a question from a friend that I will now pass on to you for this month's Lucky Sevens question: Australia's flag is red, white and blue. So why do all Australian national sporting teams (further examples: rugby, cricket, lawn bowls--yeah, that's right, lawn bowls) wear the iconic 'The Green and Gold'? Bonus points will be awarded for identifying the athlete pictured here and his event.