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Katie Ledecky Smashes 400m Freestyle Record

Katie Ledecky Smashes 400m Freestyle Record

By Brian Powell August 11, 2014

It was a comparison of old versus young at this past week’s 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships of Swimming as Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, shared the pool with 17-year-old swimming phenom Katie Ledecky, the …

Brazil Olympics Prep Off To A Bad Start

The Brazil Olympics are set to take place in Rio in 2016. While the Summer Olympics may be two years away, it’s only just enough time to make sure the city is ready to host people from all over the …

Mark Pavelich Auctions Olympic Gold Medal

Mark Pavelich was one of the most instrumental players in the Lake Placid Winter Olympics in 1980. Pavelich was a member of the “Miracle on Ice” team, who had an amazing win against the Russians. Their win is still, to …

Michael Phelps Comes Out Of Retirement

Michael Phelps, known to be the world’s most decorated Olympic athlete, will return to the pool on April 24-26 for the Arena Grand Prix, ending his retirement. The swim meet will take place at the Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa, …

USOC 2024 Determining Potential US Olympic Bid

On Tuesday, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) expressed much interest in narrowing down its field of potential cities to make a bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics. “The dialogue is really around which cities do we think can …

Michael Phelps Making An Olympic Comeback?

After the 2012 London Olympics, and winning a total of 18 gold medals (22 medals in all) during his Olympic swimming career, Michael Phelps decided to retire at the age of 27. But has he changed his mind? Many began …

Harding On Kerrigan: She’s Not Worth My Time Harding On Kerrigan: She’s Not Worth My Time

During the 1994 Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Nancy Kerrigan was attacked by a man with a pipe to the knee. The cameras which had followed her off the ice from practice that day also followed her through a blue curtain …

NBC’s Heroes Will Return With 13 New Episodes NBC’s Heroes Will Return With 13 New Episodes

For those people that were watching the Olympics at just the right time, some fans may already be aware of the big news involving NBC’s Heroes. The series has been a cult favorite for years, and previously ran for four …

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Historic Gold for U.S. Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Historic Gold for U.S.

Mikaela Shiffrin has become the first U.S. Alpine women’s skier to win gold at the Sochi Olympics. She dominated the women’s Slalom with a combined time of 1:44.54. The victory is even sweeter for Shiffrin because the 18-year-old from Vail, …

Johnny Weir Admits NBC Nixed One Wardrobe Item

Johnny Weir spoke in a recent interview about his Olympic Games style–which has been the talk of various blogs and news stories since the Sochi games began–and said there was one thing he isn’t allowed to wear while he’s working. …

Sochi Wolf Video Was a Jimmy Kimmel Hoax Sochi Wolf Video Was a Jimmy Kimmel Hoax

Another day, another well-orchestrated Jimmy Kimmel prank. Yesterday, Team USA Olympic luger Kate Hansen posted this tweet: Wolf in my hall?!? #SochiProblems #SochiFail http://t.co/ZMqZFC40jp — Kate Hansen (@k8ertotz) February 20, 2014 Holy…shit. Right? We know that there have been a …

Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold

Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The win was a minor upset for South Korea, and a record setter for Russia. Sotnikova scored an overall 224.59 points, with 149.95 …

Nancy Kerrigan/Tonya Harding Drama To Play Out Again

This year’s Olympic games have coincided with the 20th anniversary of figure skater Tonya Harding’s attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan, and the old story has been brought up several times throughout the games. The two women have already sat down …

Wagner reposts memes on her Instagram feed

Ashley Wagner doesn’t seem to be bothered by the internet memes that are circulating about her. The American figure skater has become well-known during the Sochi Olympics for her entertaining facial expressions. The first Wagner meme surfaced following her February …

4th place finish in short program earns team bronze

No one could blame American figure skater Ashley Wagner for wanting to prove her detractors wrong in Sochi. And Wagner is holding her own at the Winter Olympics. She finished sixth in the women’s short program on Wednesday. And she …

Ashley Wagner Says “You Can’t Just Be A Zombie”

Twenty-two-year-old U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner is a world-reknown athlete who knows how to thrill and entice a crowd. The talented skater coins herself as “Figure skater. Two-time US National Champion. Ice cream enthusiast” on her Twitter account. Wagner recently …

Eve Muirhead And GB Curling Team Go For The Gold

Since watching Rhona Martin win gold for Great Britain in the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, Eve Muirhead has vowed to do the same in the sport. At just 12 years old, Muirhead knew winning the gold in curling was …