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Usain Bolts’ Enjoying Oktoberfest

Usain Bolts’ Enjoying Oktoberfest

Usain Bolt, the fastest man on earth, was in Munich this weekend for the third year in a row to celebrate one of Germany’s most famous events, Oktoberfest. Dressed in lederhosen, Bolt drank beer from a stein and joined a traditional folk band on stage to sing. After winning three gold medals at the World [...]

October 5, 2015 admin Hot Seat, Olympics 0

Los Angeles Enters Bid to Host 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles Enters Bid to Host 2024 Olympics

The United States hasn’t hosted a summer Olympics since Atlanta in 1996, but Los Angles in trying to change that for the 2024 Games. L.A. has officially tossed their hat into the ring for this bid with the IOC. Boston recently pulled their submission. L.A. last hosted the Games in 1984. The Los Angeles City [...]

September 1, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Olympics 0

Michael Phelps Turns in Worst Performance Since 2000

Michael Phelps Turns in Worst Performance Since 2000

Whenever Michael Phelps is in the pool, you can usually expect a top three finish. However, in a recent meet, he turned in his worst performance since the 2000 Olympics. At a recent Pro Swim Series stop in Charlotte, Phelps placed 3rd, 7th, 9th, 9th, and 11th in his five events. Phelps said he was [...]

May 21, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, Olympics 0

U.S. 4x100m Men’s Relay Team Stripped of 2012 Olympic Silver

U.S. 4x100m Men’s Relay Team Stripped of 2012 Olympic Silver

In 2012 the United States finished second behind Jamaica in the 4x100m race in the London Olympics. Following the Olymipics, U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay came under fire for alleged doping. Gay returned his silver medal to the IOC last year and accepted a 1-year suspension for using a banned substance during the Olympics. But that’s [...]

May 13, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Olympics 0