Posts tagged "London"

Olympics 2012: In Mexico, kids celebrate soccer gold

All photos by Teresa Puente
Mexico celebrated the national soccer team winning the gold medal Saturday at the Olympics in London. Here in the Costa Alegre, or Happy Coast, where I am traveling in Mexico, all eyes were on the television as Mexico won its first ever Olympic medal in soccer. After the game, a group of children went to... Read more »

Olympics 2012: Mexico soccer team to fight for gold

Olympics 2012: Mexico soccer team to fight for gold
Mexico will play for the gold medal in soccer Saturday at the Olympics in London. The national team defeated Japan Tuesday morning 3 to 1 guaranteeing they will play in the final and at least win a silver medal. Cheers went up in the cafe where I watched the game today as I’m traveling in... Read more »

Olympics 2012: Weightlifter Sarah Robles lifts hopes

Olympics 2012: Weightlifter Sarah Robles lifts hopes
Sarah Robles didn’t win a medal at the London Olympics. But she still is a winner. The weightlifter, who is considered the strongest woman in the United States, came in seventh place Sunday in the 75 plus kilo category. But her struggle to get to the Olympics both financial and personal got her attention and... Read more »
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