Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin on Oprah

Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin on Oprah

Did you watch the Oprah Olympics show yesterday? It was a tear-jerker, but fun. No one does the patriotic, inspriational thing quite like Oprah. If you missed the show, I’ll be posting clips from it as they become available. Below … More »

Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh on Letterman

Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh on Letterman

All of the United States Gold Medalists from the Beijing Olympics are making the rounds of the late night talk shows this week. Last night it was Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh on David Letterman, talking about the Gold Medals, … More »

Beijing Olympians Arrive Back Home

Beijing Olympians Arrive Back Home

The athletes of the XXIX Olympiad started arriving back to their homes around the world today, many to a hero’s welcome. Here are some scenes: Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar (L) and boxer, Vijender Singh (R) meet with Indian President Pratibha … More »

Japanese Synchronized Swimmer Faints

Japanese Synchronized Swimmer Faints

Hiromi Kobayashi, who is a member of Japan’s synchronized swimming team, apparently fainted in the pool during the finals today.  The 23-year-old athlete from Osaka had to be taken out of the Water Cube on a stretcher after she hyperventilated … More »

Is There an "A Shot a Glory" Olympic Curse?

Is There an "A Shot a Glory" Olympic Curse?

I was over on Yahoo Sports and spotted an article about a possible curse (I know, I giggled a bit too) associated with the miniseries “A Shot at Glory.”  Of the eleven athletes profiled, six have had disastrous experiences at … More »

Michael Phelps' Mother and Sisters

Michael Phelps’ Mother and Sisters

In this video from the Associated Press, Michael Phelps’ mother and two sisters talk about Phelps’ passion for swimming, how he views every race, and what it was like growing up with him.

Michael Phelps - The Early Years

Michael Phelps – The Early Years

Check out this cute picture of Michael Phelps who has now earned more gold medals than any other Olympian in history.  He was just eight years old in this picture which was taken at the North Baltimore Aquatic club in … More »

Who is Kirsty Coventry?

Who is Kirsty Coventry?

It seems that with all of the publicity being heaped on the stars of the Olympics, like Michael Phelps and Katie Hoff, that there are dozens of noteworthy athletes from another the world that are not being talked about. One … More »