2012 Summer Olympics
Seems to be the trend no? There is a strong potential that Los Angeles will either host the 2024 Olympics, or the 2028 Olympics
The Hillary Clinton campaign has wrapped itself in the performance of the U.S. Olympians, while Donald Trump has largely ignored the glory.
The Olympics are the words on everyone's lips right now. Browse just about anywhere online and prepare yourself to be hit with a dose of Team GB fever. And how can you not get excited? It's the Olympics -- one of the biggest celebrations of sporting talent on earth AND it's in Rio!
While the value of the precious metals contained within an Olympic medal is perhaps disappointing, Olympic medals have the potential to realize higher prices on the secondary market.
How did a teenage underdog develop the self-confidence required to win a gold medal on the world's biggest stage? What type of mindset did Mathias bring to his competitions? And what can we learn from it?
First Thought-- why do you put your body through this pain? Strangely enough, I love the pain. That "hurt-so-good" feeling
My work is not within the accepted box. Maybe because I am a woman. Also an Arab. There was a certain prejudice about these things.
The man who brought a lot of glory to our nation, Aziz-ur-Rehman Khan was amongst the squad of the national hockey team which represented Pakistan for the very first time in the XIVth London Olympiad. I visited the gentleman in the early hours of the morning to know the legend further while he takes a stroll down memory lane.
Runners have a contagious energy, an unusually positive outlook on life, and let's face it -- they look good in their spandex shorts. But, according to dentists and health professionals, runners and other endurance athletes are more prone to tooth decay and dental problems than the rest of the population.
What the Olympics and other mega-events have shown is that the significant investment required to host an international games successfully has the power to transform a region, and even a nation. What they have also demonstrated, of course, is just how thorough the preparations need to be.