Archive for the 'Olympics' Category

Winter Olympics Vancouver

By Lyn Ashby As the bells that rang in 2010 are quieted, and the winter season in full swing, many sports enthusiasts are gearing up for the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics, being hosted in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. With over 80 competing national teams from around the globe and years of preparation, the multi-billion dollar […]

2010 Vancouver Olympic Mascots

By Kristine Oh The city of Vancouver was elected Host City of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Athletes and spectators from around the world will gather in Vancouver and the alpine resort of Whistler in February and March 2010 to celebrate winter sporting excellence. The Olympic mascots were inspired by British Columbia’s iconic […]

Where Can You Stay During the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics?

By Amy Nutt The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics are going to be here in no time, so it is not too soon to start thinking about where to stay while in Vancouver. If you’re one of those individuals fortunate enough to acquire tickets, it is time to start thinking about your accommodations. Your goal is […]

Dara Torres Biography The Complete Olympic Dara Torres Bio

By Robert Deangelo Have you heard about that other 2008 Olympic wonder? NO… No not Michael Phelps– Dara Torres. Here is a short Dana Torres Biography Dara Torres has to be an inspiration to “Baby Boomers” everywhere! You see Torres is 41 years old and she is currently swimming at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She […]

Latest News on Michael Phelps 2008 Olympic Medals World Record

By Robert Deangelo Have you been looking for a list of all of Michael Phelps world record? Well look no further because here is the latest news on Michael Phelps. Before I give you the incredible news and a breakdown gold medal by gold medal bear in mind that… The butterfly stroke constitutes one of […]

A Swimming Fairy Tale

By Andres Torres Have you ever seen a movie and thought, “there’s no way this happens in real life.” Well that’s what the Men’s 4×100 relay felt like it was just so unreal. If this was a movie you would call it Hollywood cheese. It had the perfect setup, you had the good guys, (the […]

So How Long Has Michael Phelps Been Training to Be a Champion?

By Ed Bagley Stories about teenage phenoms winning gold medals and setting world records at world-class swimming competitions are legion. The list is long and you can add Michael Phelps’ name to the list. Phelps began swimming for the North Baltimore Aquatic Club at age 7. He was diagnosed with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and […]

Post Olympic Stress Syndrome A Spectators Point of View

By Rhadi Ferguson People expect things to be tough for the athletes – the men and women who’ve sacrificed EVERYTHING in their pursuit of victory. There are so many of them, and so few medals to go around. Post Olympic athletes DO have it rough, probably rougher than anyone can ever know. But at least […]