Category: ‘Summer Olympics Events’

The Premiere Cheltenham Festival 2016 Preview
February 22nd, 2016 at 8:59 AM
With this year’s Cheltenham Festival a little less than a month away, one of the sports most enthralling dates is set to provide us with excitement and suspense once again. Running from March 15th-18th, horse racing fever will once again grip the small West Country town. With the race course...

The Oldest Horse Racing Tracks in the USA
January 30th, 2015 at 10:24 AM
Horse racing is an undeniably British sport. Whilst this exhilarating spectacle is performed in countries across the globe, from South Africa to Hong Kong to Australia, it is in the UK that both the sport's successful history and promising future firmly remain. Therefore, it is unsurprising, that the most famous...

Looking at the Basics of Lacrosse
December 9th, 2014 at 9:16 AM
The game of lacrosse is getting a lot more traction these days, especially in the college scene where the sport has grown to massive popularity. Lacrosse may have origins as far back as 1100 AD, and it most likely originated in North America. It’s a team sport, originally played by...

Beijing Stars Bolster Olympic Legacies in 2012
August 17th, 2012 at 5:16 PM
***PHOTO1***In London, we saw the return of several stars from the Beijing Games as Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps and the American beach volleyball duo of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh all appeared for an encore performance in 2012. In 2008, the four Olympians captured the attention...

Olympic Games Basketball 101: U.S. Women Pass Toughest Test, Beat Australia in Semis
August 10th, 2012 at 1:38 PM
The U.S. women's basketball team earned a hard-fought 86-73 victory on Thursday over their international rival, Australia, to advance to the finals in London. The win was their 40th straight in Olympic competition, and the Americans will shoot for their fifth straight Olympic gold. Australia controlled the tempo of the game...