All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘olympics 2012’

Michael Phelps: Getting Ready For Rio?

On Thursday, the sporting world was awash with the news that Michael Phelps rejoined the US Anti-Doping Agency where he underwent doping tests, the strongest indication that he is returning for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Phelps underwent the drug testing twice between July 1 and September 30 of this year. His Coach Bob Bowman has actually confirmed that Phelps rejoined …

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Opening Ceremony London 2012 Google Doodle: QWOP Is The Real Star

The Olympics have begun and people from all over the world will be watching. Google is here to celebrate with us and have created a Google Doodle to show their support for the event. Funny enough, the Google Doodle contains a little reference for netizens that would be completely missed by the normal public. You probably noticed the runner holding …

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Online Olympic Viewership May Be Lower than Expected

This London 2012 Olympiad has been touted by the International Olympic Committee as being the first fully digital Olympiad. While that may be true that people have the ability to watch the games like never before, it seems that not very many of them will actually be using their PCs or Mobile devices to do so. The study comes from …

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Olympic Swimmer Decides Not to Quit Twitter

According to a story published in the Sporting News yesterday, Rebecca Adlington, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Britain, said she was giving up Twitter during the Olympics because people were making fun of the way she looks. Adlington said “even if you get 10 nice comments, you get one idiot. I’ve now given up.” She decided to give up …

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Google Maps London: Crime Stats, Train Times Updates For 2012 Olympics

Similar to how they gave Las Vegas a customized update ahead of Computer Electronics Show, Google’s been busy with their Maps updates in the United Kingdom leading into the Summer Olympics later this year. A week or so ago, Google announced that it would be partnering with traintimes.org.uk in order to provide live real-time maps of London’s Tube (that’s their …

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