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2016 Olympics: Day 3 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 9 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Diving, men’s synchronized 10 meters platform: Chen Aisen and Lin Yue added another gold for the Chinese. For Lin it’s his second olympic gold. Their score of 496.98 beat the United … More

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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

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 8 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 4 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

A huge day 8 that wrapped up the business in the pool, with the Americans taking gold in both relay races and Michael Phelps winning his 18th and final Olympic gold medal, while in the Athletics stadium Great Britain dominated, just like in Cycling and Rowing, with golds in Men’s long jump, Women’s heptathlon and Men’s 10,000 meters, whiel Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamiaca retained her Olympic title in the Women’s 100 meters. More

2012 Olympic Games Day 3 – Event Finals Previews & Predictions

Posted on 30 Jul, 2012, by in Other Sport

Day 3 of the 2012 Olympic games will be once again focused on what happens on the pool, especially in the men’s 200 meters freestyle race, as Ryan Lochte will try and get over his disappointing 4×100 relay performance against the surging Sun Yang, trying to win his second gold medal in three days. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 1 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 28 Jul, 2012, by in Other Sport

Ryan Lochte won the first gold of what should be many more in the London Olympic games, but China came away as the golden nation of the first day with gold medals in swimming, weightlifting and shooting. Italy dominated women’s fencing as always while also picking up a surprising gold medal in archery. More