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Hollywood beckons, but Ronda Rousey has only title defense in sights

Ronda Rousey came home from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games the proud bearer of a bronze medal in judo and, at age 21, no freaking idea what the hell she was going to do with the rest of her life … Continue reading ? The post Hollywood beckons, but Ronda Rousey has only title defense in sights appeared first on Boxing News.

Comcast’s 2014 Results Given Big Boost By Winter Olympics

4 days agoSports : SportsMoney

Give Brian Roberts a gold medal for understanding the potential of streaming live sports.

Cheerleaders Are Super Athletes

A recent study concluded that competitive cheerleaders are as physically fit as some Olympic athletes.

The Olympic Venues of the USSR, 35 Years Later

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow were controversial. While its war in Afghanistan had sparked a global boycott of the games, the USSR also wanted to showcase its capacity for opulence. To this day, the architecture of the Olympic Village lives on like an undying tribute to the Soviets' misplaced and ultimately untimely ambition. Read more...

Police deaths raise security concerns for 2016 Summer Olympics

The deaths of four police officers in and around Rio de Janeiro over the weekend has reinforced concerns about security at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Nicole Johnson: The Beauty Pageant Winner About To Marry Michael Phelps Has A Drastically Different Diet Than He Does

Nicole Johnson and Michael Phelps will be getting married in the near future, but the former beauty pageant winner and the Olympic champion likely won’t be sitting down at the dinner table very often to share meals. The couple announced...Show More Summary

Michael Phelps Proposes to Former Miss California Nicole Johnson

Michael Phelps is diving into marriage! The Olympic swimmer proposed to his girlfriend. Inside the hottest Oscar parties On Sunday, Phelps popped the question to former Miss California 2010 Nicole Johnson. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist posted a picture of the two shortly after: She said yes???????????? ... Read More > Other Links From Michael Phelps

Albert Pujols says he’d rather watch his daughter in the Olympics than play in 2020

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols is 35, and he’s signed with the team through the 2021 season. But Pujols may just retire a year early. He has a pretty good reason. He talked to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register about it: For a few minutes on his first day in Angels camp […]

MA: T Lawyer Jumps Ship for Boston 2024

The general counsel for MassDOT and the MBTA will be leaving the troubled transit agency to become the lead lawyer for the nonprofit group looking to land the 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston, the Herald has learned. A spokesperson for...Show More Summary

Tankers Idle at Big Stone, Puzzling Some

Late last November, the tanker Olympic Flag carrying 650,000 barrels of Angolan crude dropped anchor about 7 miles off the coast in Delaware Bay, a seemingly routine

Remembering Borussia Dortmund's 1997 Champions League Final Win over Juventus

Karl-Heinz Riedle is lying on the ground face down in the grass. It's a warm night on May 28, 1997 on the outskirts of Munich and Borussia Dortmund forward Riedle has just landed face first on the ground at the famous Olympic stadium. Show More Summary

Speedo Lzr Racer X Swimsuit: Can it really help you swim faster?

Can buying the latest hi-tech sportswear really make you go faster? If you believe the manufacturers then yes it can – but then they would say that wouldn’t they? Remember, before the London 2012 Olympics Adidas unveiled custom-fitted ‘AdiPower’ trousers for the big name cyclists. Show More Summary

Michael Phelps: Engaged to Nicole Johnson!

Michael Phelps has struck gold once again... ... when it comes to love! The Olympic sensation confirmed via Instagram on Saturday that he’s engaged to Nicole Johnson, posting the following photo of the couple along with a caption that reads: “She said yes.” “I’m gonna be a Mrs. Show More Summary

Tough Tokyo alley life

The hugely expensive transformation of Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics will soon be well underway. And in the meantime, the much-touted Abenomics continues to stumble along, offering much in the way of promises, if little in perceivable gains. But for many people in the capital, times continue to be tough — really tough.

Oil tankers Idle for Months off Delaware Waters, Puzzling Some

Late last November, the tanker Olympic Flag carrying 650,000 barrels of Angolan crude dropped anchor about 7 miles off the coast in Delaware Bay, a seemingly routine shipment destined for a nearby Philadelphia refinery. The post Oil tankers Idle for Months off Delaware Waters, Puzzling Some appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

‘She said yes!’ Michael Phelps engaged to former Miss California

Diamonds, not Olympic gold, were on swimmer Michael Phelps’s mind this weekend — the many-medaled Maryland native popped the question to girlfriend Nicole Johnson. He posted a pic on Instagram of the smiling couple, who have dated off and on for years, snuggling in a snowbank with the triumphant caption: “She said yes!” Johnson was crowned […]

American Merman Michael Phelps Is Engaged

22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps is engaged to marry girlfriend and former Miss California Nicole Johnson, the couple announced on social media last night. Read more...

Michael Phelps Engaged to Former Miss Calif.

Michael Phelps has taken the plunge and gotten engaged. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist announced on Twitter he's marrying Nicole Johnson, who was Miss California in 2010 ( after the Golden State gave the world Carrie Prejean ) and has dated Phelps on and off the past few years. Phelps...

Bruce Jenner's Decathlon Olympic Gold

This article was originally published here. The Summer Olympic Games have only been held once in Canada: Montreal, 1976. Bruce Jenner seized gold in the decathlon. Last summer I was part of a running relay team raising money for kid’s cancer. Show More Summary

Michael Phelps Engaged To Nicole Johnson

Congratulations are in order — Michael Phelps just got engaged to his girlfriend Nicole Johnson. “She said yes???????????? @nicole.m.johnson. (Photo credit to @arschmitty),” the 29-year-old Olympic swimmer captioned a photo of the two cuddling in the snow. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Michael Phelps “I’m gonna be a Mrs. ???????? @m_phelps00 ?????? ????: [...]

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