Olympics - 2012 Summer

Olympics - 2012 Summer

Hope Solo Talks Gold Medal, Brandi Chastain on "Late Night"

Posted Thursday August 16, 2012 9:41 AM GMT

Proudly sporting her newly earned gold medal, Hope Solo was one of the special guests on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday (August 15).

The 31-year-old soccer star discussed her London Olympics victory with the talk show host while also plugging her brand new memoir, which recently hit book stands.


Fierce Five Hits Up NY Stock Exchange & "Late Show"

Posted Tuesday August 14, 2012 8:13 PM GMT

Looking quite a bit different than we saw them at the Olympic Games, the U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team rung the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange today (August 14).

Kyla Ross, Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber glammed it up in full makeup and cute outfits to complement their gold medals for the event. The team playfully posed with telephones as cameras snapped photos of the Fierce Five.


US Women’s Gymnastics Team Lights Up The Empire State Building

Posted Tuesday August 14, 2012 1:26 PM GMT

They’re national heroes for going to London and scoring gold in the 2012 Olympic Games, and the US Women’s Gymnastics Team received a warm welcome at the Empire State Building in New York City today (August 14).

Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber, and Kyla Ross posed proudly with their gold medals at the observatory as fans and press lauded adoration on the “Fierce Five.”


Hope Solo 'Kicks It' on the “Today” Show

Posted Tuesday August 14, 2012 11:01 AM GMT

She’s fresh on the heels of a massive gold medal win at the 2012 London Olympic Games, and soccer star Hope Solo paid a visit to the “Today” show this morning (August 14).

The 31-year-old world-class athlete was in the house to talk about her brand new autobiography called “Solo: A Memoir of Hope,” and she wasn’t shy about her past struggles.


Michelle Obama & Gabby Douglas Talk Eating Habits on "Tonight"

Posted Tuesday August 14, 2012 12:00 AM GMT

After winning a gold medal at the Olympic games, one would think it's time to celebrate with a relaxing vacation. For gold-medalist Gabby Douglas there are simpler tasks at hand.

During an appearance on the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno on Monday (August 13), the history-making 16-year-old told the comedian, "I splurged on an Egg McMuffin at McDonald's!"


Alessandra Ambrosio: Olympic Closing Ceremony Supermodel

Posted Monday August 13, 2012 10:56 AM GMT

It was an evening to remember as Alessandra Ambrosio showed up at the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games last night (August 12).

Joined by fellow Brazilians Renato Sorriso and Seu Jorge, the Victoria’s Secret stunner was in the house to receive the Olympic Flag on behalf of her homeland Brazil as the 2016 Olympics will be held in Rio de Janeiro.


The Spice Girls Rock the 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony

Posted Monday August 13, 2012 8:09 AM GMT

It was long rumored that they’d be making an appearance at the 2012 London Olympic Summer Games, and sure enough the Spice Girls showed up during the Closing Ceremony last night (August 12).

Victoria "Posh" Beckham, Melanie “Scary” Brown, Melanie “Sporty” Chisholm, Geri "Ginger" Halliwell, and Emma “Baby” Bunton were in fine form as they took the stage before a massive crowd.


Kate Middleton & Prince Harry: Olympic Closing Ceremony Spectators

Posted Monday August 13, 2012 8:01 AM GMT

Taking full advantage of their royal status, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry attended the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games last night (August 12).

The Duchess of Cambridge and her princely brother-in-law looked on over the extravagant festivities from primo seats and seemed thoroughly impressed.