Winter Olympics 2014

February 7-23 in Sochi, Russia
Daily Archive for July 19th, 2012

Middletons investigated by Olympic committee

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In a case involving the most unusual of suspects, Kate Middleton’s family was under investigation for Olympic wrongdoing.
Her parents, Carole and Mike Middleton, have been running Party Pieces for over 25 years. In celebration of this year’s London Gam… [Read More]
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Spain’s garish London Olympics uniforms mocked by Spanish Olympians

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“Congratulations, you’re a 2012 Olympian, representing Spain at the London Games! Now try not to vomit as we make you wear this …”
Every Olympiad, there’s some nation whose kit gets universally mocked or debated for its fashion sense. The Czech Repub… [Read More]
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Holley Mangold talks about her brother Nick, media attention and life after weightlifting

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The Mangolds from Ohio are not an ordinary family. Nick Mangold is an All-Pro center for the New York Jets, and his younger sister Holley Mangold will represent the U.S. in weightlifting in London. How does one family end up with an NFL star and an Oly… [Read More]
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Big error in Olympic tattoo

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It’s not every day that you get to run around carrying the Olympic torch in a foreign country. That’s why when Atlanta resident Jerri Peterson, 54, was selected to participate in the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay for her years of charity fundraising, she d… [Read More]
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The cruelest rule in sports: Track and field’s zero-tolerance false start policy

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Only one outcome to his first Olympics would devastate U.S. sprinter Ryan Bailey more than not running fast enough to make the finals in the 100 meters or suffering an injury mid-race.
Anything would be better than a false start.
A late bloomer who di… [Read More]
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Part player, part mentor, Danielle Scott-Arruda may be U.S. volleyball’s not-so-secret weapon

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LOS ANGELES — These days everybody wants a piece of Danielle Scott-Arruda. The 39-year-old U.S. women’s volleyball national team member is giving more interviews than smacking volleyballs, but that comes with the territory of making her fifth Olympic… [Read More]
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