Felipe Kitadai, the Brazilian bronze medal winner in judo was so excited about his medal that he carried it everywhere. Unfortunately he dropped it in the shower and broke it. At least he still has what remains, and he's requested a replacement.
Welcome to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England! How appropriate that this year's Olympic theme is "Inspire a Generation" and that Go Inspire ...
Pint-sized gymnastics powerhouse Gabby Douglas stands out for her strength, grace and show stopping routines, particularly on the uneven bars. She also stands out because of her race.
NBC has continued to delay all of their Olympic coverage so far -- the opening ceremonies, Michael Phelps' race. Do they not know about the Internet? In only three days, NBC has single-handedly shown all of us why folks are turning off their TVs and turning on their computers. They wonder why their ratings are dropping and why the money is fleeing. Maybe they should watch their own shows.
This question originally appeared on Quora. By Bonnie Boglioli Randall, Writer Let me preface this by saying that ...
A stop cross country is 20 points and you are toast if you have one, a fall of course is an automatic elimination. It could be a very hard day tomorrow for some riders -- hope one isn't Karen.
At the trials, Gay -- now a veteran at 30 years old and still without an Olympic medal -- qualified after a mere six weeks of training. Yet the harsh reality for Gay is that he must race in the fiercest era of sprinting history.
This question originally appeared on Quora. By Xeno Müller, Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist in Rowing...
What should you do to make sure you don't miss out on crucial information as the Games begin? Here's a quick guide to some of the key Twitter accounts that are worth following.
Only at the Olympics. Twenty-four women will compete for the all-around gold medal in gymnastics tomorrow night. American Jordyn Wieber isn't one of them.
I still believe that if NBC gave the fans what they wanted rather than trying to make them do what NBC thinks it wants, NBC could win by growing audience and engagement and thus better serving sponsors. I ask you to imagine what Olympics coverage would look like if Google had acquired the rights.
When the London Olympics didn't have enough security, they brought in the army. I've covered two Olympics and four World Cups of soccer, and found that all the troops in the world aren't the key to public safety.
I was nervous to be in front of so many people! I was nervous to meet all the other athletes. I was so anxious to officially become an Olympian.
As you undoubtedly know, the summer Olympics are gearing up in London for 2012. Surely you've seen massive amounts of coverage so far -- and the Opening Ceremonies haven't even begun! But just in case you want to slog through the rest and get to the best, here's your unofficial guide to "everything" that's "important" for the 2010 Summer Olympics in London, England.
It may take a village to rear a child, but it takes more of a kingdom to raise an Olympic event horse. Which is why if you are just part of a rider's family like I am, it is a challenge to get one of Karen's packet of complimentary Olympic tickets.
It's always moving to see an Olympian's elation of success. I also felt some of the heartache of the athletes that fell a bit short of their dreams. Sport is always going to provide the ups and downs, the elation and the disappointment. Not everyone gets the ultimate chance, and the viewers feel their pain.