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Old 02-22-2014, 04:40 PM
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I think it was this magazine that also criticized frederik for not attending All IOC meetings. He can't win.

But in other news in sochi they gave him some kangaroo gifts for the twins and greetings to Mary from the Australian team


http://25.media.tumblr.com/433ad87f1...ho1_r1_500.jpg

Australian Olympic Team: “Prince Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, takes home a few BKs from*#Sochi2014*for the twins! Say hi to Mary for us!*#BKinSochi*#LovetheOlympics”
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Old 02-23-2014, 08:01 AM
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frederik get two baby kangaroos from the australien team to the twins and with a..say hi to mary from us.. ;-)
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Love the Aussie-Danish connection.
And how cute of Frederik with the two baby Kangaroos in his pocket
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Old 02-23-2014, 06:00 PM
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But in other news in sochi they gave him some kangaroo gifts for the twins and greetings to Mary from the Australian team

http://25.media.tumblr.com/433ad87f1...ho1_r1_500.jpg

Australian Olympic Team: “Prince Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, takes home a few BKs from*#Sochi2014*for the twins! Say hi to Mary for us!*#BKinSochi*#LovetheOlympics”
Real men make twins, right?

I really like how they always visit the Australian athletes too when they visit the the Olympics, they are clearly fond of both countries.
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Old 02-23-2014, 10:45 PM
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Oh how cute!

Yes the boxing kangaroo is a familiar sight at sporting events but has also been used in the defence force. I have attached a link for the wiki site that may inform members:

Boxing kangaroo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

E.B. doesn't sound like it is pro monachy? Or is it just anti Frederik & Mary?

Thank you for the information and photo!
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Old 02-24-2014, 03:09 AM
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No no, EB is anti to all our royal members. Also the foreigns. It's well known (and said by the newspaper itself) that they are against monachy. In fact, the newspaper is very anti everybody. You should see how they writes about others, our Prime Minister in particular. Yeah, you may like her or not, but I for one, think it reminds of bullying. They write more about M+F than the others in the royal family, but it is simply because there is bigger interest in M+F. Writing a story, positive or negative, means many more views than writing a story, positive or negative, of example Prince Henrik or Joachim. Besides having some interesting revelations and strong campaigns (most political or community-related) E.B. most of all reminds of a gossip magazine. I know that the schools not using E.B as a serious source.
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Old 02-24-2014, 04:29 AM
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No no, EB is anti to all our royal members. Also the foreigns. It's well known (and said by the newspaper itself) that they are against monachy. In fact, the newspaper is very anti everybody. You should see how they writes about others, our Prime Minister in particular. Yeah, you may like her or not, but I for one, think it reminds of bullying. They write more about M+F than the others in the royal family, but it is simply because there is bigger interest in M+F. Writing a story, positive or negative, means many more views than writing a story, positive or negative, of example Prince Henrik or Joachim. Besides having some interesting revelations and strong campaigns (most political or community-related) E.B. most of all reminds of a gossip magazine. I know that the schools not using E.B as a serious source.
Tak Roskilde. Thank you for informing me about EB. A shame that that is the case. I guess the DRF know not to read it and there are enough people who look for and enjoy the interesting side of monachies, their histories and families, that media outlets such as EB don't matter so much.
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Old 02-24-2014, 03:22 PM
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I think most people today understand that many media outlets make up stories about famous people just to sell more magazines. A quick check on the internet soon dispells these outrageous stories/lies. The trouble is that some people believe everything they see in print and then come away with a bias that is unfair about a person. What can we do other than ignore the negative articles. Maybe this is why the Royal Forums is so popular with people all around the world, as members seek the truth.
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Old 02-24-2014, 10:56 PM
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I am not sure if this is belong here, but I thout to write it here because he is involce in the Olympics. I was wondering how is that Denmark never got a medal in the Winter Olimpics? Does Denmark support their athlets?
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Old 02-24-2014, 11:39 PM
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I am not sure if this is belong here, but I thout to write it here because he is involce in the Olympics. I was wondering how is that Denmark never got a medal in the Winter Olimpics? Does Denmark support their athlets?
I imagine Danish people must be asking themselves the same question. Here in Canada a special support was put in place for athletes when we hosted the winter Olympics. We did not want to repeat the embarrassment of Montreal when we as host country failed to win a single medal
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Tak Roskilde. Thank you for informing me about EB. A shame that that is the case. I guess the DRF know not to read it and there are enough people who look for and enjoy the interesting side of monachies, their histories and families, that media outlets such as EB don't matter so much.
You're welcome

Yes I doubt our royal members read EB on a daily basis, I'm pretty sure they read our more serious newspapers such as Berlingske, Politiken and Jyllands Posten (Muhler has given an example a few months ago somewhere in the threads) I have seen Mary with Politiken when she and Frederik was on their way to the wedding in Berleburg in 2011. On the other hand, I remember once having seen PC Henrik with tabloid B.T. What is interesting is that the royals don't avoid EB - Frederik for example has several times lined up for rather large solo interviews with EB. Recently only two days ago in Sochi about his days during the Olympics. Also back in 2011 some weeks after Mary had given birth to Vincent and Josephine. EB actually gived him great credit for standing up to the interview (in his own home) in a newspaper which everyone (including Frederik himself) knows is against the monarchy. https://i.ytimg.com/vi/YFOex7s7jq8/mqdefault.jpg (a picture from the interview)

And that said, yes EB can be really hard and rapacious to the royals, but it's in periods - often up to something big happening - such as a birth or Margrethe's 40th anniversary. There can be months, maybe half a year where there aren't some special articles.
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Old 02-25-2014, 05:27 AM
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I imagine Danish people must be asking themselves the same question. Here in Canada a special support was put in place for athletes when we hosted the winter Olympics. We did not want to repeat the embarrassment of Montreal when we as host country failed to win a single medal
It's more a question of talents. Or lack of it.
And apart from that DK is not the greatest winter sports nation, to put it mildly.
Except when it comes to curling perhaps. - Which is an odd, odd occupation, no doubt invented by slightly intoxicated and bored municipal streetsweepers on a winters day.
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I am not sure if this is belong here, but I thout to write it here because he is involce in the Olympics. I was wondering how is that Denmark never got a medal in the Winter Olimpics? Does Denmark support their athlets?
Denmark won their only medal at any winter Olympics, silver, in 1998 in Curling

hey, you can only go up from here
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Denmark won their only medal at any winter Olympics, silver, in 1998 in Curling

hey, you can only go up from here
Ok, this magazine had the wring information about Denmark! one medal is great , better than nothing! Just that country like Denmark so stable
and with a good financial situation I would imagine would get kids with talent and prepare them for the Olympics, like did Russia. Adelina the gold medal in figure skating was prepare for this Olympics since she was 12, and I mean Russia paid for everything, after came Yulia and took her throne and the Russians thought that Yulia will win, but Adelina showed them she was the winner! Denmark could do the same!
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Here's a mixed gallery from Pure People with pictures of Mary's event last week and Frederik in Soschi

Princesse Mary : Vacances à la neige finies, même si Frederik prolonge à Sotchi
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Frederik participating in these days (December 7-9th ) in the 127th IOC Session in Monaco. Unfortunately, I doubt we get any coverage.

http://kongehuset.dk/Menu/kalender/h...n-7-9-december
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Old 12-08-2014, 05:34 PM
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Frederik participating in these days (December 7-9th ) in the 127th IOC Session in Monaco. Unfortunately, I doubt we get any coverage.

H.K.H. Kronprinsen deltager i den 127. IOC session i Monaco den 7.-9. december - Kongehuset
We got one
Crown Prince Frederik attends currently in the 127th session of the International Olympic Committee of which he is a permanent member to be held in Monaco!
http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/PM...YMPICS-IOC.JPG

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and a few more
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Albert of Monaco and Anne from the UK were there as well
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Old 12-09-2014, 07:27 PM
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http://40.media.tumblr.com/2b0455f02...jme9o1_500.jpg

a group shot of the IOC members today.
Frederik, Albert of Monaco and Anne of the UK are in the front row
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Old 12-10-2014, 12:18 PM
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Frederik has spoken to Politiken about the reforms of the IOC that aims at setting guidelines for making teh Olympics much more affordable, so that smaller nation can bid for being the host or alternatively that two nearby cities from different nations can share the burden.

Kronprins Frederik: Folkets støtte er nødvendig for dansk OL-bud - Politiken.dk

He is also asked about Copenhagen having a chance as a host city. Frederik responds that being an optimist by nature, that possibility is closer than before. However he adds that it would not be possible without a backing of at least 60& of the Danes.
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Today and tomorrow, Frederik is regent.
Tomorrow he also speaks at the National Athletic association congress
March 5, 2015

a tweet on the event
DIF @DIFidraet · Feb 18

De røde lamper er hængt ud. Alt udsolgt til DIF's kongres, som bl.a. får besøg af IOC-præsidenten, kronprinsen og kulturministeren #DIF15


"The red lights are hung out. All sold out for DIF Congress, which include is visited by the IOC President, Crown Prince and Minister of Culture # DIF15"

the topics on the agenda:
What is the outlook of the IOC's Agenda 2020? What opportunities and challenges facing the Olympic movement facing in the coming years? How can the Olympic Movement contribute to the overall development of society?"
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