When faced with his own retirement six years ago, Irish Olympic rower and World Championship gold medalist Gearoid Towey, found there was not support network to help make the [...]
On Aug. 29, the 14th Paralympics begin in London. The media coverage and ticket sales looks to be unprecedented, yet increased attention could be a double-edged sword.
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It’s over. The 2012 London Olympics has been a huge sporting event and, in the hearts of many a British citizen, a huge success as a spectacle and advertisement for the [...]
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The United States once again won more medals than any of its competitors at the Olympics—16 more than China, 22 more than and Russia, and 39 more than host nation Great Britain.
Five boxers from Cameroon who disappeared during the Olympics said they want remain in the U.K. and continue to compete.
The Belarusian women’s Olympic shot put gold medalist, Nadezhda Ostapchuk, was stripped of her medal after she failed a drug test.
The London Olympics did not bring in as much money to the U.K. as predicted, according to a trade group representing tour operators.
For the first time ever the United States sent more women than men (269 to 261) to compete and in another first the women brought home more gold medals, with a grand total of 29.