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Women’s Boxing: Vogue Features Marlen Esparza in Recent Issue

Women’s Boxing: Vogue Features Marlen Esparza in Recent Issue

By WebProNews Staff July 26, 2012

Women’s boxing will finally make it’s Olympic debut at this year’s summer games in London. Since the bone-jarring sport is one of my favorite aspects of the event, adding even more matches featuring a bevy of talented scrappers isn’t going …

Australian Olympic Committee Bans Sleeping Pills Australian Olympic Committee Bans Sleeping Pills
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Sleeping pills have been banned by the Australian Olympic Committee following former Olympic swimmer Grant Hackett’s admission that he used such medications while he was competing at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. According to AOC chief John Coates, this …

Gymnast Nastia Liukin Falls During Uneven Bars Gymnast Nastia Liukin Falls During Uneven Bars
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Nastia Liukin, the Olympic gold medalist who was hoping to secure at spot at this year’s Summer Olympics in London, watched her dreams shatter as she fell hard onto the mat during Sunday’s finals. This incident follows a similar occurrence …

Tony Parker’s Injury Threatens His Olympic Dreams Tony Parker’s Injury Threatens His Olympic Dreams
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Tony Parker’s eye injury, which resulted from a violent, bottle-throwing scuffle involving musicians Chris Brown and Drake at a New York City club, may ultimately keep him from participating in the 2012 Summer Olympics. Parker, who plays for the San …

Gun-Toting Aussie Swimmers Banned from Social Media Gun-Toting Aussie Swimmers Banned from Social Media

The gun-toting Aussie swimmers who took pictures of themselves wielding a number of firearms have been punished by the Australian Olympic Committee for their behavior. While training with the Australian Olympic swim team in the U.S., Nick D’Arcy and Kenrick …

Mike Krzyzewski Won't be Back for 2016 Olympics Mike Krzyzewski Won't be Back for 2016 Olympics

Mike Krzyzewski, the man responsible for helping Team USA return to its former glory, has told the Associated Press that he won’t be returning after the 2012 Summer Olympics. Coaching the team, he claims, has been “the ultimate honor”. The …

Michael Phelps Retiring After 2012 Olympics Michael Phelps Retiring After 2012 Olympics
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Michael Phelps, winner of 16 Olympic gold medals, is apparently ready and willing to stay out of the water. According to the acclaimed swimmer, he won’t return to compete after the games in London this summer. Although he claims he’ll …

Yahoo Goes All Out With 2012 Olympic Coverage Yahoo Goes All Out With 2012 Olympic Coverage

Yahoo has been gaining a reputation for exceptional Olympic coverage, and this year won’t be any exception once the events are underway. Their goal is to bring their over 700 million users closer to the events via creations like their …

Olympic Hub Allows Fans to Connect with Athletes Olympic Hub Allows Fans to Connect with Athletes

If your a sports fan and you regularly tune into Olympics, your in for a real treat this year. With the Summer Olympics just months away in London, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced a new Olympic Athletes Hub. …