Olympics - 2012 Summer

Olympics - 2012 Summer

Michael Phelps & Gabby Douglas Win Big at London's Olympic Games

Posted Thursday August 2, 2012 8:17 PM GMT

While they both had already garnered hardware for themselves and their homeland of the United States, Michael Phelps and Gabby Douglas had grander hopes when it comes to winning medals at London's 2012 Olympic Summer Games.


Prince William & Kate Middleton's Olympic Cycling Celebration

Posted Thursday August 2, 2012 4:04 PM GMT

Continuing forth with a full day of sporting excitement, Prince William and Kate Middleton followed up their tennis spectating with a visit to Velodrome in London, England on Thursday (August 2).


Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Only has Time for "One Night Stands"

Posted Thursday August 2, 2012 11:43 AM GMT

You gotta love moms! U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte's sudden stardom left him no time to prepare his mother for the press.

Ike Lochte revealed to NBC's "Today Show" that the athlete doesn't have time for a relationship, adding, “He goes out on one-night stands. He’s not able to give fully to a relationship because he’s always on the go.”


Prince William & Kate Middleton: Olympic Tennis Twosome

Posted Thursday August 2, 2012 10:46 AM GMT

Enjoying another day at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Prince William and Kate Middleton attended the Men’s Singles Tennis Quarterfinals today (August 2).

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge showed up at Wimbledon wearing their blue Team GB blazers as Andy Murray of Great Britain took on Nicolas Almagro of Spain.


Bar Refaeli: Olympic Swimming Spectator

Posted Thursday August 2, 2012 9:30 AM GMT

Making the most of her time in London, Bar Refaeli attended the women’s 4x200m freestyle rela final swimming event at the 2012 Olympics yesterday (August 1).

The Israeli supermodel looked cute and casual as she watched from the stands, sporting a sheer white top and minimal makeup.


U.S. Gymnast Danell Leyva Wins Bronze in All-Around Finals

Posted Thursday August 2, 2012 1:49 AM GMT

Coming back from a disappointing loss with the Men's U.S. Gymnastics team, Danell Leyva fought back to win a bronze medal in the Men's All-Around gymnastics final on Wednesday (August 1) in London.

After Monday's (July 20) loss, Leyva kept hope alive, tweeting, "Didn't turn out as planned but you better believe this is gonna serve as huge motivation for everything from here on out #AlwaysFight."


U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team: "We Knew That We Could Do It"

Posted Wednesday August 1, 2012 9:50 PM GMT

Taking their place in Olympic history and in America's heart, the U.S. Women's gymnastics team won the gold medal in London yesterday (July 31).

The medal is the first gold for the U.S. in the event since the 1996 Atlanta Games. Aly Raisman, 18, Jordyn Wieber, 17, Gabby Douglas, 16, Kyla Ross, 15, and McKayla Maroney, 16, earned a score of 183.596 putting them way ahead of runners up Russia and Romania.


Olympics Champs Missy Franklin & Aly Raisman's Parents Talk Stress & Gold Medals

Posted Tuesday July 31, 2012 11:58 PM GMT

Leaving your family for weeks at a time would be hard for most teenagers, but it's all part of being an Olympian for 17-year-old U.S. swimmer Missy Franklin.

The gold medal winner hadn't seen her parents for three weeks, according to her mother D.A. Franklin. On Monday, Missy won the women's 100m backstroke in record time, just 14 minutes after her qualifying swim for the 200m freestyle finals.