Results related to “Olympics”
by Jamilah King on February 10 2014, 2:43PM
The 18-year-old figure skater from the United Arab Emirates is known to the folks back home as the “Ice Princess.”
by Jamilah King on January 28 2014, 2:40PM
Too bad she won’t be at this year’s Olympic games.
by Jamilah King on January 28 2014, 10:51AM
Hubertus von Hohenlohe wants to make an impact on the slopes at the upcoming Sochi Olympics, even if he doesn’t win a medal.
by Jorge Rivas on August 29 2012, 1:41PM
Centra “Ce-Ce” Mazyck, who was paralyzed during a parachute jump with the 82 Airborne in November 2003, will compete in the javelin at the London Paralympics
by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2012, 3:45PM
Oprah Winfrey recently took a trip to Des Moines, Iowa to interview Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas for her show “Oprah’s Next Chapter” that will air this Sunday.
by Jorge Rivas on August 14 2012, 8:40AM
First Lady Michelle Obama, an advocate of healthy eating, and Gabby Douglas were guests on “Tonight Show” with Jay Leno on Monday night. When Douglas was asked how she celebrated her three gold Olympic medals, she said she splurged on…
by Jorge Rivas on August 13 2012, 2:32PM
Gabby Douglas will return to her hometown of Virginia Beach, Va to find a new 9-by-30 foot mural made in her honor.
by Jorge Rivas on August 8 2012, 9:41AM
Mexican-born, American runner Leo Manzano is the first American to medal in the 1,500-meter final since Jim Ryun won silver in 1968.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 5:31PM
“You might as well stop talking about it,” the Olympic champion said.
by Imara Jones on August 6 2012, 3:06PM
The division between the 99 percent and the 1 percent extends to the U.S. Olympic team. The United States sent 529 athletes to compete in 25 sports. The gaping income inequality seen in the wider society is stark even amongst…
by Julianne Hing on August 3 2012, 12:50PM
Dawes was the only African-American gold medalist in gymnastics. No longer.
by Julianne Hing on August 3 2012, 11:26AM
The powerhouse gymnast is the first black female to win an all-around gold after her stellar turn Thursday.
by Julianne Hing on August 2 2012, 2:11PM
The road to the Olympian’s gold medal wins this week was not an easy one for Douglas’ family.
by Jamilah King on August 1 2012, 9:15AM
Who were those “independent” Olympic athletes at the opening ceremonies? They’re stateless, and they reveal just how capricious borders can be.
by Jamilah King on July 30 2012, 12:58PM
The USA’s men’s basketball team is favored at the Olympics and Michelle Obama loves it.
by Jorge Rivas on July 26 2012, 12:45PM
Caster Semenya will carry South Africa’s flag at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.
by Jorge Rivas on July 10 2012, 11:56AM
The 25-year-old New Jersey native appeared to be unstoppable at competitions last month and came pretty close to making it to London.
by Jorge Rivas on July 9 2012, 10:24AM
Mary Killman and her partner Maria Koroleva are the two athletes who will bear the load of representing the U.S. in the synchronized swimming events at the Olympic Games in London this Summer.