Posts in category "The Olympics"

"Blade Runner" Olympian Oscar Pistorius charged with murdering his girlfriend

"Blade Runner" Olympian Oscar Pistorius charged with murdering his girlfriend
During the London Olympics, runner Oscar Pistorius made headlines around the world for being the first Paralympic athlete to compete in the Olympics.  Pistorius, a double amputee, ran with the aid of prosthetic limbs. While he fell short of winning  a medal, he became an example of the true Olympic spirit, by overcoming obstacles to... Read more »

Let's All Pile On! Armstrong Stripped of 2000 Olympic Medal.

Let's All Pile On! Armstrong Stripped of 2000 Olympic Medal.
It’s time to “pile on to” Lance Armstrong and see who can make the next headline by separating themselves from the shamed cyclist. The International Olympic Committee has stripped Armstrong of the bronze medal he won at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. A spokesperson for the  IOC said, the committee has told Armstrong... Read more »

Hunter Kemper and Sarah Groff Talk About Their Olympic Experience

Hunter Kemper and Sarah Groff Talk About Their Olympic Experience
If you missed the men’s Olympic triathlon yesterday(Tuesday, August 7th) American Hunter Kemper took 14th in his fourth Olympic triathlon.  Kemper fought a year of nagging injuries and still managed to qualify for The Games and was the best American finisher. On August 4th, Sarah Groff fought hard to catch up with the lead group... Read more »
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Meet Your Olympic Endurance Teams- Marathon, Triathlon, Cycling.

Meet Your Olympic Endurance Teams- Marathon, Triathlon, Cycling.
The Olympics are here!! In the world of triathlon, cycling and running, the United States has a very strong presence. If you haven’t had a chance to keep up with who is doing what, we have the scoop for you below, as well as times to set your DVR and watch.  Swimmers, don’t get mad... Read more »