Browsing 2012 Summer Olympics

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 – 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

Andy Murray – Finally Beating Roger Federer in a big Match

Posted on 6 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

Olympic gold medals in Tennis don’t matter that much. But when you’re Andy Murray, 0-4 in Grand Slam finals throughout your career, and especially with the final against Roger Federer and taking place at Wimbledon, it means much more than it usually does to other players. More

Usain Bolt – Still the Fastest man in the World

Posted on 6 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

He knew better than anyone. The talk about Usain Bolt being yesterday’s news in the sprinting world was all wrong. It took him 9.63 seconds over 100 meters to restore the faith in the fastest man to ever place his feat on the track, reminding the world who really is the king of athletics and the Olympic games. More

2012 Olympic Games Day 10 – Event Finals Previews & Predictions

Posted on 6 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Reaching the 10th day of the Olympic games, the track at the Olympic stadium grabs more and more of the attention, with Kirani James of Grenada hoping to repeat his feat at the world championships and win gold in the men’s 400 meters race, while a wide open final in the men’s 400 meters hurdles will also take place, with home favorite Dai Greene hoping to recapture his 2011 magic. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 9 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 5 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Jamaica again, Usain Bolt again. There’s nothing quite like the men’s 100 meters finals, determining the fastest man in the world, and once again it was the Jamaican, running and setting a new Olympic record with 9.63, putting last year and all the criticism behind him, setting himself in a world of his own when it comes to sprints, winning his fourth Olympic gold medal in four finals. More

Michael Phelps – Still Has More Gold to Win

Posted on 5 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Just coming off his fourth Olympic games, it’s hard to predict what is Michael Phelps going to do next. He said he won’t be swimming again in the Olympics and spend more time with his foundation. But after Beijing it seemed over as well. There are world championships to contest and win in. If he still can, why not? More

Swimming Gold Medal Count of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 5 Aug, 2012, by in Featured

Complete American domination, and two individual athletes winning four gold medals each. Michael Phelps made it up to 18 gold medals in what were probably his final Olympic games, finishing strong after a disappointing start. Missy Franklin, only 17, was the female star of the American team with four gold medals, one bronze and two world records. More