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2016 Olympics: Day 2 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 8 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Day 2 of the Olympic Games went very well for China with three gold medals overall, while the United States swimming team did a fantastic job, with Katie Ledecky winning … More

Katinka Hosszu

2016 Olympics: Day 1 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 7 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

The first day of gold medals being handed out belonged to Australia, with Mack Horton in the 400 meters freestyle and the Women’s 4×100 meters freestyle relay dominating in the … More

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Nations With the Most Swimming Gold Medals in the Olympics

Posted on 3 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

As we approach the 2016 Olympics in Rio, it’ll be interesting to see the ever changing battle of powers in the Swimming competitions. The United States are by far the … More

David Rudisha

Athletics World Championships – Day 4 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 25 Aug, 2015, by in Other Sport

A big day for Kenya with two gold medals: One for David Rudisha, the king of the men’s 800 meters run, and a surprising one to Nicolas Bett in the men’s 400 meters hurdles. Greg Rutherford of Great Britain won the long jump competition, like he did in the Olympics, Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia won the women’s 1500 meters and Denia Caballero of Cuba took gold in the women’s discus throw. More

Ezekiel Kemboi

Athletics World Championships – Day 3 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 24 Aug, 2015, by in Other Sport

A strong day for Kenya as Ezekiel Kemboi continues his never ending dominance in the men’s 3000 meters steeplechase while Vivian Cheruiyot took gold in the women’s 10,000 meters. Shawnacy Barber of Canada surprised many with gold in the men’s pole vault, Caterine Ibargüen of Colombia one a close contest in the women’s triple jump and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won another gold for Jamaica in the 100 meters race, this time for the women More

Usain Bolt

Athletics World Championships – Day 2 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 23 Aug, 2015, by in Other Sport

The main event of possibly the competition was won by Usain Bolt, taking the 100 meters race once again with a 9.79 seconds sprint, barely beating the controversial Justin Gatlin. Jessica Ennis-Hill won the Women’s heptathlon once again, Joe Kovacs of the United States took gold in the men’s shot put and Pawel Fajdek won the gold medal in the men’s hammer throw. More

Camille Lacourt

Swimming World Championships – Day 8 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 9 Aug, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

The final day of the swimming world championships was packed with events, and saw one American gold medal with the 4×100 men’s medley relay, enough to put them on top of the medal table in both overall and golds. Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy won the men’s 1500 meters freestyle; Camille Lacourt of France took the men’s 50 meters backstroke; Daiya Seto of Japan won the men’s 400 meters individual medley; Bronte Campbell of Australia won the women’s 50 meters freestyle; Jennie Johansson of Sweden won the women’s 50 meters breaststroke; Katinka Hosszu of Hungary won the women’s 400 meters individual medley and China won the final race of the championship, the women’s 4×100 medley relay. More

Viktor Ahn

Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics

Posted on 24 Feb, 2014, by in Featured

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are over with Russia finishing on top of the gold and overall medal count, while Norway’s dominance in the cross country and Nordic skiing events brought them to second place on the gold meter. More

NBA Players With 2 Olympic Gold Medals

Posted on 14 Aug, 2012, by in Featured

The gold medal won by Team USA after a 8-0 sweep of the competition added Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Chris Paul and Deron Williams to the list of NBA players who have won two Olympic gold medals, joining Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, David Robinson, Gary Payton, Patrick Ewing, Chris Mullin, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Jason Kidd and John Stockton. More

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The Value of Winning Olympic Gold Around the World (Infographic)

Posted on 14 Aug, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Winning an Olympic gold medal isn’t enough these days. Cashing in on that Olympic gold medal is the real art, but it has a lot to do with the country that you represent. The United States, winning more gold (46) and medals (104) than any other nation actually is only fourth on the pay list because of the different payouts handed out by each government. More