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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Olympics’

Lindsey Vonn Suffers Setback with Injured Knee

World Cup alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn suffered another setback on Saturday when she competed at the Alpine World Cup event in Val d’ Isere, France. Vonn said her injured right knee caused her to miss a gate and veer off course in a downhill at the event. “Unfortunately I have no (anterior cruciate ligament) and it gave out on …

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Vladimir Putin Signs Pardon for Mikhail Khodorkovsky

In an act that surprised the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin pardoned former billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky at the end of his annual press conference on Thursday. Some have speculated that the pardon was an attempt by Putin to appease world leaders who have expressed concern over Russia’s human rights record prior to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Leaders such as …

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Brian Boitano: “Being Gay Is Just One Part Of Who I Am”

After years of singing along to South Park’s “What Would Brian Boitano Do?”, we now have an answer – and it doesn’t include staying trapped in a closet, R. Kelly style. After Russia’s legalized banning of gay propaganda banning the Sochi Olympics right back seemed like the best move to many Americans. However, Obama eschewed this choice earlier this year …

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Usain Bolt ‘The Fastest Man Alive’ Races Bus

Twenty-seven-year-old Usain Bolt is world-renowned for being the fastest man alive. The Jamaican sprinter sought to prove the title when he raced against a number 59 commuter bus while visiting Buenos Aires to participate in the 80-meter exhibition race. The athlete has six gold medals under his belt after winning three relay races (100m, 200m and 4x100m) during the 2008 …

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McKayla Maroney Wows the Cast and Crew of ‘Bones’

McKayla Maroney exercised her acting muscles and landed a guest spot on Bones. The episode aired Friday night–and the gymnast proved she has some pretty amazing acting skills. A long time fan of the show, Maroney jumped at the chance to attend the casting call that resulted in the part. “I had strep throat when I went in. I didn’t …

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McKayla Maroney To Appear On Episode of “Bones”

Olympic gold medalist, McKayla Maroney, went into the audition for a character on Bones while having a severe sore throat and not having rehearsed her lines. She never dreamed that she would land the part, but she did and will be appearing on tonight’s episode. “I had strep throat when I went in. I didn’t know my lines or anything!” …

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Lindsey Vonn Is Back In Training After Injury

Lindsey Vonn has been allowed to get back on the skis this week after a crash in November that partially tore her right ACL, and is trying to stick it out rather than head straight to surgery. It’s an injury that aggravated an already damaged knee; the Olympic downhill skiier had to be airlifted off a mountain in Austria this …

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Tom Daley Has A Boyfriend; “It Felt Right”

Olympic diver Tom Daley surprised his fans by revealing he is dating a man, despite previously dating girls. The 19-year-old diver, who won a bronze medal in London 2012 Olympics, revealed the news on Monday in a YouTube video. Daley says he is in a serious relationship with a guy and said he feels happier and safer in his new relationship. …

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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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Lindsey Vonn Not Ready to Ski Just Yet

Lindsey Vonn reported today that she will not be returning to competitive skiing until late November. The four-time World Cup winner and Olympic Champ tore the ACL and MCL ligaments in her right knee during a crash last February at the World Championships in Scladming, Austria during the Super G. Here’s a video of the brutal and painful crash at …

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Greg Louganis Marries Johnny Chaillot In Malibu

Greg Louganis, who is an olympic diver, married Johnny Chaillot in a ceremony that took place in Malibu, California. Louganis rose to fame after winning gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Olympic games, for both the springboard and the platform. He is also the only male and second diver in Olympic history to sweep the diving events in consecutive …

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Abby Wambach, US Soccer Superstar, Gets Hitched

Forward for the US Women’s national soccer team and the Western New York Flash in the National Women’s Soccer League, Abby Wambach, married her longtime girlfriend in a private ceremony in Hawaii this past weekend, as first reported by TMZ. Wambach and now wife, Sarah Huffman, have had a longstanding professional and personal relationship as teammates. The couple first played …

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