Thursday 29th June 2017,
Balltribe

Olympics

Michael Phelps to Race a Great White Shark

Michael Phelps to Race a Great White Shark

23 time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps will take on his fiercest opponent yet: a great white shark. Yesterday the Discovery Channel announced that Phelps will participate in two separate programs to air during Shark Week, “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White.” Great white sharks are able to reach top speeds of 26 [...]

June 16, 2017 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

3-on-3 Basketball to be a Part of 2020 Olympics

3-on-3 Basketball to be a Part of 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee announced on Friday that men’s and women’s 3-on-3 basketball has been added to the list of sports that will be a pert of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 3-on-3 game has long been a sacred part of street ball and pick up games across the country and there have [...]

June 12, 2017 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Simone Biles and Mr. T Will Compete on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Simone Biles and Mr. T Will Compete on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

According to Entertainment Tonight, US Olympian Simone Biles and WWE Hall of Famer Mr. T will be competing on next seasons’ Dancing With The Stars. Mr. T., whose real name is Lawrence Tureaud, has kept a low profile in recent years, with both his last acting credit and his last WWE appearance being in 2014, [...]

February 24, 2017 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Usain Bolt Loses Olympic Gold After Teammate Found Guilty of Doping

Usain Bolt Loses Olympic Gold After Teammate Found Guilty of Doping

Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man alive, has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals after Jamaican relay teammate Nesta Carter was stripped of his 2008 medal for doping. “The Jamaican team is disqualified from the men’s 4x100m relay event,” the International Olympic Committee wrote in a statement. “The corresponding medals, medalist pins and [...]

January 25, 2017 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Arrest Made in Murder of Olympian Tyson Gay’s Daughter

Arrest Made in Murder of Olympian Tyson Gay’s Daughter

A father and son have been arrested in connection with the death of Tyson Gay’s 15-year-old daughter. Tyson Gay’s daughter, Trinity, was shot and killed Sunday morning by a stray bullet. She was hit in the neck amid an exchange of gunfire between two parked vehicles outside the Cook Out restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky around [...]

October 17, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Kevin Durant Calls Stint with Team USA in Olympics Much-Needed ‘Therapy’

Kevin Durant Calls Stint with Team USA in Olympics Much-Needed ‘Therapy’

Kevin Durant needed Team USA. He needed the time in Rio, at the Olympics, away from the NBA offseason chaos he left behind. He needed to get away from his decision to join the Golden State Warriors, the one he still stands by and is excited about but can’t quite escape. He needed that gold [...]

August 23, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Olympic Medalist Aly Raisman Agrees to Date Raiders Tight End Colton Underwood

Olympic Medalist Aly Raisman Agrees to Date Raiders Tight End Colton Underwood

Now that the Olympics are over, what will Aly Raisman do with her time? Apparently date Raiders Tight End Colton Underwood. Raisman was recently shooting a video segment with Yahoo Sports on “how to date her” when she was asked out by Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood. “Just want to congratulate you on all [...]

August 23, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Ryan Lochte Apologizes About Rio Robbery Fiasco

Ryan Lochte Apologizes About Rio Robbery Fiasco

Ryan Lochte finally broke his silence, releasing a statement apologizing for his actions after Brazilian police said that he had fabricated the story about being robbed in Rio. Ryan Lochte, a 12-time Olympic medalist, was one of a group of four U.S. swimmers who initially said they’d been robbed at gunpoint by robbers posing as [...]

August 19, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

A Calf Injury May Keep Pau Gasol Out of Spain’s Olympics Semifinals Matchup with Team USA

A Calf Injury May Keep Pau Gasol Out of Spain’s Olympics Semifinals Matchup with Team USA

Spain’s basketball team is on a roll in Rio. But their luck may have just run out. After dropping their first two Olympic matchups, ostensibly torpedoing their medal hopes, Spain has won their last four games, earning a date with Team USA in the semifinals. Deemed the biggest threat to the United States through the [...]

August 19, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Report: Lochte Fabricated Story About Robbery

Report: Lochte Fabricated Story About Robbery

Ryan Lochte’s story about being robbed in Rio seems to be unraveling. Lochte claimed that he, along with other US Olympic swimmers, were pulled over on Sunday and robbed at gunpoint in Rio by thieves posing as police officers. A brazilian judge found discrepancies between his version of events and his teammates’ James Feigen and [...]

August 18, 2016 admin Headlines, Olympics 1