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Camille Muffat, Olympic Gold Medalist, Dies in Helicopter Crash

Posted on 10 Mar, 2015, by in Other Sport

The death of Camille Muffat, the 25 year old French swimmer, a gold medalist winner in the 2012 Olympics in London, came as quite a shock and fills the world of sport with sadness for the premature passing of a very talented young women. More

Best Photos from the 2012 Olympic Games

Posted on 13 Aug, 2012, by in Featured

The 25 best photos from 302 events in 26 sports spread over 19 days of competition don’t show all 10,500 (more or less) athletes that played a part in the 2012 Olympic games in London, but the two big winners on the track (Usain Bolt) and in the pool (Michael Phelps) remained the same from four years ago. More

Kevin Durant Carries Dream Team to the Gold Medal (USA vs Spain)

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in NBA

For the second straight time, Spain made it very hard for the American team to touch that gold medal. Once again, the Americans had too much talent to overcome all of their problems throughout the game in the crucial fourth quarter moments, this time ’round being LeBron James and mostly Kevin Durant, scoring 30 points en route to his first Olympic gold medal. More

Athletics Gold Medal Count of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Featured

As with all these Olympics, the Americans come out on top, mostly thanks to the women and Allyson Felix, who took home three gold medals including her first individual gold. Usain Bolt was the big star for the men, winning three gold medals while setting a new Olympic record in the 100 meters and a new world record in the 4×100. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 13 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 9 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Another fantastic all-around day for the USA with Athletics, Water Polo and football gold, but with Usain Bolt on the track, everything else diminishes, even David Rudisha’s fantastic new world record in the 800 meters race. Bolt completed his second 100-200 double, finishing with 19.32 as he eased off during the final stretch. More

London 2012 – Gold Medal Winners on Day 12 of the Olympic Games

Posted on 8 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

An American night on the track, with three gold medals. Allyson Felix finally won her individual gold medal in the 200 meters race; Aries Merritt took his first gold medal with a fantastic sub 13-seconds time in the 110 meters hurdles and Brittney Reese, lazily, took the gold in the women’s long jump with 7.12, her only good jump of the final. More

London 2012 – Event Finals, Previews & Predictions on Day 12 of the Olympics

Posted on 8 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

An All-American final in the Beach Volleyball competition will help the American medal count, falling behind China yesterday, while another American – Jamaican battle ensues in the women’s 200 meters, and Dayron Robles of Jamaica will try to hold off Jason Richardson and defend his Olympic title in the men’s 100 meters hurdles race. More

London 2012 – Gold Medal Winners on Day 11 of the Olympic Games

Posted on 7 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Sally Pearson of Australia continued her rise over the last four years by taking the gold medal in the women’s 100 meters hurdles, leaving two Americans with silver and bronze, while Chris Hoy, with another Cycling gold medal going to Chris Hoy, becoming Great Britain’s all time leader in the Olympic games. More

2012 Olympic Games Day 11 – Event Finals Previews & Predictions

Posted on 7 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Day 11 of the 2012 Olympics is a day without huge stars in finals, but a chance for Nick Willis of New Zealand to beat Asbel Kiprop of Kenya in the 1500 meters race and Jesse Williams of the United States to add the Olympic title to his world championship gold medal in the men’s high jump competition. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 10 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 6 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Kirani James stood out on the track with a fantastic 43.94 and a gold medal in the 400 meters at the age of 19, while Felix Sanchez brought on the dramatics and the tears while taking gold in the 400 meters hurdles and Yelena Isinbayeva finished with bronze and probably, with the Olympic games. More