Candace Parker scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, as the United States women’s basketball team soundly defeated France, 86-50, on Saturday night to win the gold medal game at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
When Hungarian swimmer Daniel Gyurta won the gold medal in the 200m breaststroke during the London Olympics it just didn’t feel right. That’s because rival and good friend Dale Oen wasn’t there to compete against him.
Last night’s Olympics kicked off with a spectacular mix of pop and pageantry under the artistic direction of Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle. From an American perspective, the opening ceremony in London seemed comprised of the best partsof an Oscar telecast, a Macy’s parade and a Super Bowl half…
Thanks to South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun the first world record and the first moving human interest story of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has come before the Games of the XXX Olympiad have even officially begun.
The Summer Olympics begin this weekend in London. For more than a century, the modern Olympic games have provided a global stage for athletes to deliver unforgettable moments of competition, courage and compassion.