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New World Records Set in the 2012 Olympic Games

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

No less than 37 world record were broken during the 2012 Olympic games on the track, the pool, Cycling, Rowing, Weightlifting, Shooting and Archery competitions, with Usain Bolt anchoring the Jamaican team in the 4×100 and Rebecca Soni of the United States involved in no less than 3 new records, including setting two in the space of 24 hours. 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

Gold Medal Winners on Day 6 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 2 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Forget about everything that happened today – Day of the Olympic games was Michael Phelps returning to the top, winning his 20th Olympic medal and his 16th of gold, becoming the first swimmer to win the same event (200 IM) in three Olympic games, leaving Ryan Lochte and the rest of the field way way behind in a great day for the Americans in the pool. More

10 Nations With the Most Summer Olympics Gold Medals Ever

Posted on 27 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Team USA are sending more athletes than anyone else except for the host nation, and by far have more gold medals than any other nation in Summer Olympics history with 929. They are followed by Germany (247), Great Britain (207), France & Italy (191), China, Hungary, Sweden, Australia and Japan. Expect the Americans to lead the medal charts once again, followed by China, Russia and probably the British. More

London 2012 – 10 Nations Sending the Most Athletes to the Olympics

Posted on 26 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

An estimated 10,500 athletes will participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, with the host nation, Great Britian, sending 541 athletes to the games, more than anyone else, with Cyclist and four-time gold medal winner Chris Hoy as the flag bearer, followed by the United States (530, Mariel Zagunis), Russia (436, Maria Sharapova), Germany (391, Natascha Keller), China, France, Japan, Italy, Spain and Canada as the nations sending in the most athletes to London 2012. More