Twitter Offers Event Targeting To Rio Olympics Advertisers

“We launched event targeting to provide a fast and easy way to reach a target audience on Twitter that’s actively interested in an event,” says Jay Bavishi, the Marketing Manager at Twitter. “Event targeting gives you the ability to target…

Gabby Douglas Intent On Reaching Elusive Olympic Feat

In the world of gymnastics, time is the undefeatable enemy. Gymnastics is hard on the mind and body, making longevity in the sport a difficult task. Gabby Douglas, however, wants to take on that task and become the first two-time winner…

Lindsey Vonn Aims to Come Roaring Back, Plans to Skip Aspen to Prep

Even after setbacks in November and December of last year in which she re-injured her knee during training, Lindsey Vonn had high hopes for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Alas, it was not to be. The Alpine skiing darling skipped the…

Michael Phelps Suspended After DUI Arrest

Michael Phelps was planning to make a comeback at the next Olympic games, but after his recent DUI arrest, he has been suspended by the USA swimming team and will not be allowed to participate in next year’s world championships…

Michael Phelps Arrested For DUI In Baltimore

Michael Phelps, who has won more Olympic medals than anyone, was arrested for DUI in Baltimore on Tuesday morning. Phelps was arrested by the Maryland Transport Authority at around 1:43 a.m. in the Fort McHenry Tunnel on I-95. “A Maryland…

Michael Phelps Arrested On DUI Charges

Gold Medal Olympian Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday morning in Maryland for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence. Authorities have reported that the swimmer was pulled over at 1:40 am for speeding. Phelps was driving 84 mph in a…

Katie Ledecky Smashes 400m Freestyle Record

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…

Oscar Pistorius Breaks Silence With Three Tweets

Just days after the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was adjourned, the Olympian broke his silence on Twitter. Ever since being charged with the murder of his girlfriend back in February 2013, with the exception of a single tweet, the South…

Amy Van Dyken Stays Positive After ATV Accident

On June 6, former gold medal-winning Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken’s life changed forever following an ATV wreck in which she severed her spinal chord. While doctors were able to perform surgery to save Amy’s life, she was left paralyzed…

Judo Champ Assault: Peter Seisenbacher Under Investigation For Sex Crimes

Austria’s Peter Seisenbacher, one of the best judo practitioners, is under investigation for purportedly sexually assaulting four of his minor pupils that he coached back in the 2000s. On Wednesday, the Vienna state prosecution confirmed the reports about the Olympic…