Archive for the "Olympics" Category

Usain Bolt throws down an 8.79

Usain Bolt continues to dazzle the world.  His most recent eye popping feat?  Throwing down an 8.79 second 100 meter anchor leg in the 4 x 100 meter relay at the Penn Relays.  Grant it, it’s not an open 100 meter race, but its the same distance Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on [...]

Canada wins hockey GOLD!

The heavily anticipated gold medal hockey game between host country Canada and the USA was everything it was expected to be…..a WAR.  Canada has made no bones about it, they want this gold medal the most.  Afterall, Canada did invent the game.   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit [...]

Forbes Magazine Releases List of the Olympics’ Top Money Earners

Money talks.  Who makes the most?  Who has the best endorsements?  We all want to know.  Forbes Magazine just released their list of the Winter Olympics top money earners.  Some of you may be surprised how much these athletes make.  So let’s start our journey through the Top10 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend [...]

Kim Yu-Na shoots down competition to win gold

Thursday night was the ladies’ free skate and what a show it was.  Kim Yu-Na of South Korea put up a world record score of 78.50 to win the gold medal in ladies figure skating.  Kim, who was under extraordinary pressure, delivered Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share [...]

Skating produces “THE” moment of the Winter Games

Last night all eyes were on the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver for the most watched event of the Winter Olympics……..women’s figure skating.  You expect performances that take your breathe away.  Performances that show guts.  Performances that show perfection.  But audiences got to witness something so much more on Tuesday night…….. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]

Bode Miller is golden!!

Bode Miller finally won gold Sunday in the Super combined (downhill and slalom).  After landing in 7th place after the morning downhill run Miller put on a technically perfect Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Hot Read Sports profile: Hannah Teter

Hannah Teter, 2006 Olympic gold medalist in women’s snowboard halfpipe, is a unique athlete.  She has a passion outside of sport.  Growing up in Vermont as a child she had two options…..snowboard Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on [...]

Shaun White goes big…..REAL BIG!

Photo by Adrian Dennis-Getty images Shaun White put on a show Wednesday night.  If you watched the men’s snowboard half-pipe final you know what I’m talking about.  Shaun pulled out Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Bode Miller snags bronze in men’s downhill

The great Bode Miller has struck again.  Normally known for his crazy speed and his knack for taking unbelievable risks, Bode tried something different this time. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Olympic tragedy: Kumaritashvili, 21, dies in luge accident

The Winter Games haven’t even officially kicked off and tragedy has struck.  During a training run, Nodar Kumaritashvili, was Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post