Neymar’s son Davi gets his birthday present By Benjamin Newman Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 14:28 Fun times for Neymar It’s been an incredible few days for Neymar following Brazil’s success at the Olympics. The star forward has been to the tattoo parlour to remember this summer forever, while he’s also been reconnecting his with old […]
“In all, about 40 percent of Cirque’s performers come from artistic, rhythmic and acrobatic gymnastics backgrounds, as well as from trampoline, tumbling, diving and synchronized swimming. At the moment, 21 Olympians – two of them medalists – perform in eight United States-based Cirque du Soleil shows.”
Carmelo Anthony and Jim Boeheim won a Gold Medal together this summer at the Olympics, but Melo’s old college coach doubts the superstar forward will ever hoist the Larry O’Brien The post Jim Boeheim: Carmelo Anthony ‘Unlikely to Win an NBA Title’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Now that the Olympics are finally over, we're having a bit of withdrawal, but thanks to Jimmy Fallon we're getting to see the the gold medal winning women's gymnastics team compete one last time — in Hungry Hungry Humans! The Final Five ladies may have worked together as a team in Rio, but on The Tonight [...]
The Final Five aren’t just hungry for gold anymore. The 2016 U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team already made their childhood dreams come true with gold medals during the Rio games. Now, they’re making yours come true by playing life-size...Show More Summary
American competitive swimmer Michael Phelps and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt both bid farewell to their respective Olympic careers after the Rio 2016. The retirement of the two great athletes who fulfilled all lofty expectations ignited debates and comparisons.
Some had a happier ending than others.
With the Rio Olympic Games wrapping up this past weekend, we now look ahead to the start of the Rio Paralympic Games beginning September 7th. Watching the athletes compete in the Olympics is exciting and always entertaining, but watching what the athletes in the Paralympic Games do is impressive to no end. Here is a little preview of two Team U.S.A. Show More Summary
After the (rude) forced hiatus by the Olympics, America's Got Talent is back and the final round of the quarterfinals is finally here. Though the hiatus was only 17 days, it feels like much longer. I truly do wonder how much the ratings juggernaut of the Olympics will end up hurting NBC's other summer hit America's Got Talent. Show More Summary
At the end of the Rio Olympic men’s marathon, silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa did something extraordinary, important and dangerous. As he crossed the finish line, he crossed his wrists in front of his forehead in a gesture that’s halfway between … Continue reading ?
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, who won two silver medals at the Rio Olympics, believes US swimmer Lilly King's behavior at the Games was unsportsmanlike but she does not hold it against anyone.
This article originally appeared in Vulture. American athletes cleaned up at the Rio Olympics, dominating the Games in a way no Olympic team has done in decades. But all that winning didn’t translate into ratings gold for NBC: AfterShow More Summary
Baggage claim is bad enough without this happening. Great Britain had an amazingly successful Olympics. A record medal haul, a nation of adoring fans welcoming Olympian home as heroes. There was just one problem — baggage claim. Baggage collection could be interesting. Show More Summary
Old Boys are prepping to acquire Lionel Messi. The Newell club housed Messi when he was a very young talent. Now the Argentine squad is out to reclaim their own. There is a possibility that Newell will have a chance to sign Messi in two year's time.
By Jan Rocha / Climate News Network The promise to improve favela conditions, for example, was simply abandoned. Instead, many communities were forcibly removed to make way for Olympic projects.
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, who won two silver medals at the Rio Olympics, said Wednesday that she plans to participate in the next summer Olympics scheduled to take place in Tokyo in 2020.
If you watched a lot of the Olympics (and didn’t fast-forward through the commercials), you probably saw an ad for Walmart that blasted Aerosmith’s “Dream On” over video of American factory workers. It was part of the retail giant’s 10-year...
Categories: We started looking at Olympic lessons yesterday - what can we take from the success of Team GB that might point us in particular directions […] (Read more...)