Larisa Latynina - Remarkable Gymnast

Larisa Latynina - Remarkable Gymnast

Over the years, Russia has had legend gymnasts who seem to defy gravity and make landings with utmost grace. One such gymnast is Larisa Latynina, born in 1934; she took home 18 Olympic medals between 1956 and 1964. She went down in history as the first woman to win nine gold medals in Olympic…

Betty Cuthbert: only Gold medalist to win 100, 200, and 400 m

Betty Cuthbert: only Gold medalist to win 100, 200, and 400 m

Australian legend Betty Cuthbert was only 18 years old when she won the 100-200 double at the 1956 Olympics. She is the only athlete to have won Olympic gold medals in the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter sprints. After raging a fierce battle with multiple sclerosis, the legendary Olympian passed away on…

Three Female Gymnasts Who Are Top of Their Class

Three Female Gymnasts Who Are Top of Their Class

There is no question that gymnastics is considered one of the most popular sports all over the world. Many people find this type of sport interesting because of the breath-taking aesthetics that its players perform. Apparently, this sport makes the gymnast look extremely graceful while performing…

What has become of Marion Jones and Maria Luisa Calle?

What has become of Marion Jones and Maria Luisa Calle?

We’ve all heard the phrase “cheaters never prosper”, but we have very few opportunities to see the phrase in action. This was the case with former Olympic athletes Marion Jones (track and field), and Maria Luisa Calle (cycling). Although neither actively cheated in their…

Lindsey Vonn works out in body paint for Sports Illustrated

Lindsey Vonn works out in body paint for Sports Illustrated

Working out is difficult enough, and sticking to an exercise routine is not easy. What they wear and how they look during exercise is the least of their concerns. However, we can’t say the same thing about the beautiful Lindsey Vonn. She modelled for Sports Illustrated in the 2010 swimsuit…

Nadia Comaneci gets the first perfect 10

Nadia Comaneci gets the first perfect 10

Nadia Comaneci is Romania’s darling. She represented her country in world competitions in gymnastics. Nadia achieved the first perfect 10 score in an Olympics event. She started her career at a very young age when she was noticed by a coach while she was playing with a friend. At the time, she…

Three Olympic hopefuls in Women’s Gymnastics

Three Olympic hopefuls in Women’s Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a sport that requires strength, flexibility, balance, and control. The women's events include vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise. Here are three Olympic hopefuls in Women’s gymnastics: Gabrielle (Gabby) Douglas: Gabby is a member of the US Gymnastic team.…

Three female weight-lifters

Three female weight-lifters

Most women are pictured as delicate and emotional human beings, an image that promoted by the media. No so when it comes to these women. Female weight-lifters will prove she can do anything she wants, no matter how many men tell her the opposite. These girls look beautiful even if they are not…

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GM Coppolella banned for life.

GM Coppolella banned for life.

Former General Manager of Atlanta Braves, John Coppolella, has been banned for life by Major League Baseball after an investigation into international signing violations. He resigned from the position in October after an investigation into his team's international signing practices was launched…

Canada’s Rugby Sevens team

Canada’s Rugby Sevens team

The Canada national Rugby Sevens team and the Canada women's national Sevens Rugby Union team are Canada´s representatives of Rugby Sevens for Canada in several international major tournaments. These tournaments include: the Sevens World Series, Pan American Games, the Commonwealth Games,…

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Five new sports added to Tokyo’s Olympic Games 2020

Five new sports added to Tokyo’s Olympic Games 2020

The 2016 Olympic Games conclude on 21st of August. The games were quite a spectacle, and now the next Games has been awarded to Tokyo, Japan in the year 2020. Tokyo last hosted the games in 1998; this will be their second chance at hosting the global event. A host of new games will appear on the…