The weekend-only Mercado Olympic in downtown Los Angeles offers fantastic regional Mexican cuisine.
David Beckham hits the field with a group of children at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center on Tuesday (June 18) in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province of China. The day before, the 38-year-old soccer player suited up to attend an event for the Soong-Ching Ling Foundation. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of David Beckham “Children have [...]
British households with a television are required to pay an annual fee of £145.50 ($228) which goes towards funding public broadcaster the BBC. But more than 400,000 Britons were caught watching TV in the UK without having paid for a license in 2012, BBC News said today. Show More Summary
Watching the mining companies race downhill of late may be terrific preparation for taking in the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia. But it can be a gut-wrenching exercise from an investment perspective. I’m referring first to Brazil’s Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) and London-Based Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO), two behemoth companies whose shares have [...]
At least 200,000 Brazilians took to the streets on Monday to protest the government's spending of billions of taxpayer dollars to build lavish stadiums and buildings for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics the nation will host.Show More Summary
Doogie to play “Hedwig” on Broadway, IOC “concerned” for gay athletes at Sochi games, meningitis and Cher expected at New York Pride, Melissa Etheridge says Angelina Jolie “not brave,” more.
Enjoying some time abroad, David Beckham showed up at Nanjing Olympic Sports Center today in Beijing, China to play soccer with some very lucky children. The world-famous athlete looked to be in fine form as he made his way around the...Show More Summary
If you’ve been paying attention to the pandemonium in Brazil, you might notice this football-mad country is pretty damn mad about some football, namely the World Cup (the Rio Olympics aren’t helping either). Basically, just like everyone else who throws a big party, they’re not happy with the costs and all the having to clean [...]
There's only eight months to go until the Winter Olympics, and two-time Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones has offended her new bobsled teammates. On Monday, Jones posted a Vine video cheekily complaining about her $741.84 check from the U.S. Show More Summary
NEW YORK -- Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall. People magazine says the 53-year-old Louganis will marry paralegal Johnny...
Although the 2014 Winter Olympics might seem far away, if you have any interest in attending, now is the time to jump on it and start booking flights and accommodation. Sochi will be the star of the skiing world for the duration of the Olympics - February 7th through the 23rd - and will draw a huge volume of people from across the world.... Read Full Post
Greg Louganis is engaged. The Olympic diver announced on Twitter this week that he is engaged to his boyfriend Johnny Chaillot. Louganis writes: “It is officially out! Yes, we are getting married! Love my life and love Johnny Chaillot.”...Show More Summary
Even as Brazil prepares to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, the economy has been grappling with slowing growth. Locals have taken to the streets to protest inadequate infrastructure and rising costs to host the World Cup. President Dilma Rousseff has said people have engaged in "information terrorism" through the media. Show More Summary
Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones, who has "switched sports" to bobsledding, posted a Vine video on Monday that seemed to be complaining -- but in a tongue-in-cheek way -- about the 741.84 check from the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation. Show More Summary
Massive protests took place across Brazil last night, partially in reaction to government spending plans for the World Cup and the Rio Olympics. Rioters in Rio De Janeiro set fire to the state legislature building. Protesters claim that social services and aid to the poor are being cut in order promote sports and tourism to Brazil. Show More Summary
The Winter Olympics are about 10 months away and there’s already disharmony among members of the U.S. bobsled team. Lolo Jones, the Olympic hurdler who turned to bobsled last fall and helped the U.S. win three medals in her first … Continue reading ?
A group of LGBT Russians living in the United States is calling for a boycott of the coming Winter Olympics over Russia's national ban on "homosexual propaganda." "LGBT people in Russia are scared, they live in fear, and we want people to be aware of the issue. Show More Summary
A Russian LGBT group is calling for a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, RIA Novosti reports: The group is calling for a boycott of the games, saying the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is not...
Greg Louganis will wed Johnny Chaillot this fall. The diver is taking a different kind of plunge! The Olympic diving champion and his partner, paralegal Chaillot, have announced that they will walk down the aisle this fall, and they could not be happier. "I finally met my soul mate. Show More Summary
Forget that new Mario and Sonic title that's hitting Wii U (and supposedly 3DS), you can spend your time with a 2012 Olympic title right now! Even better, if you're looking to get your athletic fun in digital form, you'll be happy to know that Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games is slated for an eShop release this Thursday. Thanks to Vernon for the heads up!