Nabil and Ferid between them are providing fantastic commentary and pics of Iraq's Olympic soccer team.
If you're a sports junky, olympic enthusiast or even just a bit curious there's also live weblogged coverage of other events from Stuart Hughes. Oh yes, the Iraq connection - Stuart's the weblogger who lost half of one of his legs last year after stepping on a landmine in Northern Iraq, anyway, he's in Greece right now.
Oh, one more thing, here's what bartleby.com has to say about Ole'...
Etymology ~ Spanish, perhaps from Arabic wa-llah, by God! (used as an expression of admiration) : wa-, and; see w in Appendix II + allah, God; see Allah.