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Swimming Gold Medal Count of the 2013 World Championships

Posted on 4 Aug, 2013, by in Other Sport

As always, the United States finish on top of the Swimming World Championships, leading the gold and total medal count, with Missy Franklin emerging as the big star of the pool for the women, winning a total of six gold medals despite only recently turning 18. 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

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

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

Gold Medal Winners on Day 7 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 3 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Another fantastic day for the United States and Michael Phelps in the pool, with the Olympic legend winning his 17th gold medal and probably his last in an individual event, … More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 3 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 30 Jul, 2012, by in Other Sport

Once again, the pool brought us the most interesting stories with Yannick Angel of France continuing to dominate in the 200 meters freestyle, blowing everyone out of the water and leaving Ryan Lochte without a medal, while 15 year old Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania became the youngest gold medalist in the pool. China (still leading the medal table) dominated diving and Gymnastics as always while North Korean men continue to dominate weightlifting. More