The Olympics are always a forum for amazing stories of victory, defeat, overcoming obstacles and also succumbing to them. There have been several of these amazing moments so far in the 2012 London Olympic Games. But, the following story of defeat and heartbreak has been absent from major American media.
While discussing the Olympics this morning, the guys watched a video of Dr. William Bell, the 90-year old world record holder in the pole vault for his age bracket. We’ll be the first to admit, we had no idea there was even anything close to a 90
Whether you are cranking some new songs this August 2012 as you slave over a grill in the late summer heat or you’re hiding out in the air conditioning listening to them as you watch the Olympics with the sound turned down, the month of August is packed full of fresh tunes to get you through the dog days of summer.
Every four years, I find myself watching sports that I ordinarily don't care about, thanks to the Summer Olympics. I'm talking about handball, archery, water polo, shooting, equestrian, kayaking, I could go on
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.
It would appear that not even the inherent loneliness that comes with being a continent away from home can get the Gallagher brothers to put aside their differences and spend time together. In a new interview, Noel Gallagher says that he and his brother Liam made sure that they would appear on separate days at this weekend’s Fuji Rock Festival in Japan.
Overkill are among the bands playing Converse’s Represent music festival at the the famed 100 Club in London. The thrash-metal veterans will be performing Aug. 9 at the venue, which will host dozens of other acts during the fest’s two week run.
Blur were the stars of the night at the 2012 Brit Awards which took place February 21. The U.K. rockers were honored with the Outstanding Contribution to Music award before closing the ceremony with a 5-song set.
Birds are into stuff. They love flight. They are into migration. But we bet you didn't know they were all about some extreme sports! Turns out they are! This Russian crow loves to try out new tricks on his snowboard. This could have huge potential for the winter Olympics... although we aren't quite sure how to drug-test a bird.
Mention Nickelback to people and you'll get responses that can range from admiration to complete disdain. Few bands can command such polarizing opinions like the Canadian rockers, but if you're trying to get all hot and heavy with the object of your affection, don't admit that you're a fan. A new study shows that Nickelback songs are almost a guaranteed way to keep your pants on.
Leryn Franco is a Paraguayan model and athlete that has posed for Sports Illustrated and other popular magazines. She specializes in the javelin throw and became an internet sensation during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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