Olympics - 2012 Summer

Olympics - 2012 Summer

McKayla Maroney and Gabrielle Douglas Would "Definitely" Join "Dancing with the Stars"

Posted Wednesday November 28, 2012 6:00 PM GMT

After supporting fellow Team USA alum Shawn Johnson in her "Dancing with the Stars" freestyle routine, McKayla Maroney and Gabrielle Douglas have caught the dancing bug.

Both young gymnasts expressed a desire to join the competition themselves. McKayla exclaimed, " I definitely would [do DWTS]! It would just be an amazing experience" with Gabby adding, "Definitely. I love the dynamic and being paired with a partner, having so much fun behind the scenes and backstage . . . so why not?"


McKayla Maroney & President Obama are "Not Impressed"

Posted Saturday November 17, 2012 3:48 PM GMT

Still getting their well-deserved recognition, the U.S. women’s olympic gymnastics team paid a visit to the White House on Thursday (November 15).

Known affectionately as the Fierce Five, the excited winners were treated to a meet-and-greet with another recent winner, President Barack Obama.


Kate Middleton Celebrates Olympians at Royal Reception

Posted Tuesday October 23, 2012 5:16 PM GMT

In honor of the nation’s top athletes, Kate Middleton was on hand at the Buckingham Palace in London for a special reception this afternoon (October 23).

The 30-year-old Duchess looked amazing in a classic black dress, embellished with a sheer top as she chatted with Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle.


Kerri Walsh Jennings: Baby on the Way!

Posted Monday September 24, 2012 1:27 PM GMT

It’s already quite impressive that scored a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics in beach volleyball, but it’s even more astounding that Kerri Walsh Jennings did so while five weeks pregnant!

The 34-year-old beach volleyball babe is carrying her third child, and she told Matt Lauer that her bun in the oven definitely made things more complicated while she was competing in the English capital.


Michael Phelps Continues the Honeymoon at Under Armour Event

Posted Tuesday September 11, 2012 9:40 PM GMT

After accomplishing more than most 27-year-olds can even dream of, Michael Phelps is taking time for a little R&R.

The record setting Olympian visited sponsor Under Armour at their Tide Point campus for a pep rally/ceremony yesterday (September 10).


Prince Harry: Paralympic Games Spectator

Posted Tuesday September 4, 2012 10:43 AM GMT

Supporting team GB, Prince Harry headed over to the Aquatics Centre in London, England for the swimming heats on day 6 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Tuesday (September 4).

Fully clothed in jeans and an Adidas jacket, the royal posed for a couple pictures with fans sitting next to him in the stands before jumping to his feet to meet former soldier and Paralympic athlete Derek Derenalagi.


Gold Medalist Aly Raisman's Ringpop Proposal

Posted Tuesday August 28, 2012 12:13 PM GMT

Bringing an avid fan to his knees, Aly Raisman encountered a marriage proposal during a recent autograph signing at Office Depot in Los Angeles, California.

A young man (jokingly) popped the question with a candy ring and, although the three-time Olympic medalist declined, she did happen to excitedly reply, "I'll take the Ring Pop!"


Gabby Douglas: “Oprah’s Next Chapter” Sneak Peek!

Posted Monday August 20, 2012 9:45 AM GMT

She’s still trying to adjust to her new role as America’s Sweetheart, and Gabby Douglas is telling on in her interview with Oprah Winfrey.

The delightful 16-year-old Olympic gymnast will appear on “Oprah’s Next Chapter” coming up this weekend to talk about her experiences thus far.