World Cup 2014 looms larger with the announcement of each stadium being delivered. This summer's Confederations Cup will put Brazil in the spotlight and it will stay there through the World Cup and the Olympics to follow in 2016. Six...Show More Summary
With 15 months to go to the second edition of the summer Youth Olympic Games, the Coordination Commission, chaired by Alexander Popov, congratulated NYOGOC on its continued dedication and commitment, and was particularly pleased to see...Show More Summary
Coach K could be back on the sidelines for Team USA. Mike Krzyzewski is reportedly in discussion to return as the coach of the United States Olympic men’s basketball team for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. Coach K talked about the possible Team USA return with SI.com, saying that he and USA Basketball chairman [...]Show More Summary
Part 3 of my conversation with Ji Wallace -- 2000 Olympic silver medalist in trampoline from Australia. In this segment, Ji talks about his powerful experience coming out as HIV+. During the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Ji watched on television as Piers Morgan interviewed Olympic champion diver Greg Louganis. Show More Summary
Don't tell the natural scientists but... shhhh... environmental quality improves when economic activity shuts down (Economics-ejournal.org): Environmental Impact of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Beijing organized the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, and the main goal of the Chinese government regarding this event was to hold a "Green Olympics"....
All options are on the table, including canceling the America's Cup this summer, as investigators review the death of an Olympic gold medalist and the safety of new space-age yachts that are pushing the limits of technology, U.S. yachting administrators said Friday. Andrew "Bart …
Last summer, when Blur were reuniting to record a couple new tracks and play the closing ceremonies of the 2013 Olympics, I wrote here about the great English band’s 10 best songs. I opened that post by trying to answer in earnest a semi-rhetorical question posed on Twitter by Spin‘s Chris Weingarten. Asked Weingarten: Serious [...]
The Couple: Anna and Ike The Wedding: 8.11.12 - Seattle, Washington What three adjectives best describe your wedding? Bright, fun, and relaxed What was your wedding color palette? Apple green and blueberry blue with pops of magenta What...Show More Summary
Well that was fast. The surprise joint bid from San Diego and Tijuana to host the 2024 Summer Olympics was shot down today by the US Olympic Committee, which just discovered that cross-border bids are against the rules. "The news...
I'd like to nominate the English-language edition of the Tokyo 2020 Candidate City website as the worst English-language site in the world. The site is built in support of bringing the 2020 Summer Olympic Games to Tokyo. Where to start....
Olympic fans got a chance to see how Ryan Lochte's body performs during the Summer games, as he took home gold medal after gold medal....
San Diego 2024 Olympics in Tijuana? How a cross-border Games could work. (via The Christian Science Monitor) Copyright ImageClick to View President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama lobby for Chicago to host the 2016 Summer Olympics at the International Olympic Committee Session in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2009. That failed. Maybe a proposal to hold [...]
Tulsa wants the 2024 Olympic games, according to local officials, who are willing to admit the idea is somewhat far-fetched. But despite the long-shot, Oklahoma’s second-largest city wants to try the Olympic rings on for size. The Midwestern city is one of several smaller cities that received letters from the US Olympic Committee asking if [...]Show More Summary
This summer, Americans fell in love with 12-year-old Nathan Sorrell, the chubby jogger who starred in Nike's "Find your greatness" Olympics commercial. The ad was powerful in its simplicity, only showing uncut footage of Sorrell jogging down a long, empty road, breathing hard but persevering. Show More Summary
Age 29 Accomplishments Power forward-center for the Miami Heat, currently the defending NBA champions (currently in the first round of the playoffs); eight-time NBA All-Star; gold medalist at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in BeijingShow More Summary
The Olympics are one of the greatest events in sports. Every two years the world tunes into the summer or winter games as the best athletes from around the globe compete to bring home the gold for their country. College football hasShow More Summary
When you think of last summer in London your mind is instantly drawn to one event, the Olympic Games. Arguably one of the best games ever, London grabbed the attention of the whole world last summer, with thousands of spectators flocking from around the globe to experience the spectacle that is the Olympics. With last [...]Show More Summary
Amidst the Olympic fever of summer 2012, Vans Europe ventured to Athens, Greece Related posts: Omar Hassan Week Begins On Vans’ Site Vans Teams At Metallica Fest Vans Team Year In Review
This was clear for all to see during Chad’s first visit to Rio, in March, where the next Summer Olympic Games will take place in 2016. Invited to participate in a swimming masterclass for local youngsters, the YOG graduate was joined...Show More Summary
Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, and Sergio Garcia all wore the same shirt in the first round of the Masters yesterday. It wasn't a coincidence, it was a calculated move by Adidas. And it came from Nike. At last summer's Olympics, Nike decided to paint the shoes of 400 track athletes electric green. Show More Summary