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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Olympics

Jamaica aiming to play hockey at 2018 Winter Olympics

Jamaica is well on its way to fielding its own national ice hockey team after the International Ice Hockey Federation voted the country as an associate member on Friday. Associate member status means that the country still can’t compete in any IIHF sanctioned events, but the wheels certainly are in motion with the goal of…Read More

Ian Poulter thinks the Olympic golf format should be match play

Golf will be making its glorious return to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Games after a staggering 112-year absence. But even though that moment is four years from coming to fruition, Ian Poulter is already assuming the role of an Olympic organizer and expressing ideas for what he thinks would be…Read More

Shawn Johnson was hurt by criticism about her weight

Shawn Johnson seems like she has everything going for her, but even someone considered “America’s most-liked sports figure” battles self-esteem and weight issues. The Olympic gold medalist and winner of the popular “Dancing With the Stars” TV show admitted recently that she was hurt by criticism about her weight. “At my heaviest all the tabloids…Read More

Manchester United reportedly blocking its stars from Olympics

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has already said this week that his striker Javier Hernandez won’t be competing in the Olympics this summer for his native Mexico. But apparently he won’t be the only Man U player blocked from competing in London. The English juggernaut has reportedly placed an embargo on its players after…Read More

Azerbaijan’s wrestling team smells awful, uses Febreze (Video)

In case you were dying for proof that Febreze could eliminate the grimiest of stenches, here is Azerbaijan’s wrestling team dousing all of its equipment with the product after working up a massive sweat to make themselves extra musty. Blindfolded people were then brought in to see if they could decipher what they were smelling….Read More

Michael Phelps credits Ray Lewis for motivation

Burned out by the rigors it took to amass eight gold medals in Beijing in 2008, Michael Phelps wasn’t sure if he’d have enough motivation to want to compete in another Olympic games. But, thankfully for swimming fans and Team USA’s medal count, Phelps was able to rekindle his enthusiasm, and he says some of…Read More

Usain Bolt reportedly breaks up with girlfriend to focus on training

What won’t Olympians do to focus on their training as they prepare for the Summer Games? We already heard about swimmer Ryan Lochte cutting out fast food and candy from his diet, and now we’re hearing that sprinter Usain Bolt broke up with his girlfriend in order to focus on his training. The Jamaica Star…Read More

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