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Usain Bolt & Bringing Back Parity to Men’s Sprint Races

Posted on 21 Aug, 2016, by in Featured, Other Sport

If Usain Bolt doesn’t have a change of heart, his three gold medals in the 2016 Olympic Games are his grande finale, and ending the most dominant era in the history of track & field when it comes to sprinting, sweeping the men’s 100, 200 and 4×100 meters for three consecutive Olympic games. More

NBA Rumors – Golden State Warriors Lead Team USA Selection for 2016 Olympics

Posted on 26 Jun, 2016, by in NBA

It’s not very surprising that the Golden State Warriors send more players than anyone to the 12-man Team USA roster heading to the basketball Tournament in the 2016 Rio Olympics, with winning a third consecutive gold medal being the obvious goal. More

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

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

Final Medal Count of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 13 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Who won the 2012 Olympics? No real answer, but the United States, again, won more medals than anyone else, beating China to the top spot in the overall rankings and the gold medal count, but Great Britain, the hosts, had a sensational two weeks. In total, 85 nations won an Olympic medal, including a first ever medal for Bahrain, Montenegro, Guatemala, Gabon, Cyprus, Botswana and Grenada. More

8 Biggest Olympic Games Controversies

Posted on 7 Aug, 2012, by in Featured

We’ve had our share of controversies so far in the 2012 Olympic games, but these things have been happening for over a century – From a marathon runner trying to cut some distance by hitching a ride or the never ending chase between dopers and Olympic testing, here are the greatest controversies in the history of the Olympic games. More