Quantcast
Ad Unit
Friday, October 31, 2014

Olympics

Aaron Ross will miss some offseason workouts to watch wife in Olympics

When offseason workouts are underway across the NFL this summer, a number of players will be absent for various reasons. Some will be nursing injuries while others will be tied up in contract disputes. Aaron Ross, however, may have the most unique excuse in the league. According to the NY Daily News, the Jaguars have…Read More

Kerri Walsh: We’re not the favorites to win the gold medal, yet

Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor have teamed to win the gold medal in beach volleyball at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. LBS spoke with Walsh recently, who is working with P&G on their “Thank you, Mom” campaign (like their Facebook page and they will donate $1 to the P&G|Team USA Youth Sports Fund), about…Read More

Olympics wanted deceased Keith Moon to play at closing ceremony

The Who was started in London and is one of the greatest bands of all time, so it’s understandable why Olympics organizers wanted the band’s drummer to participate in the closing ceremony for the Games. Only one problem: Drummer Keith Moon has been dead since 1978. That tiny detail didn’t stop organizers from reaching out…Read More

Study suggests green tea could mask PED usage

A recent study showing that green and white tea extract lowers testosterone concentrations has Olympics drug testers considering adjusting their tests. The study, conducted in Britain, showed that testosterone concentration was reduced by up to 30 percent when researchers added green and white tea extracts. According to the research, the tea appeared to work best…Read More

Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor sticking with bikinis at Olympics

When the news broke a couple of weeks back that women’s Olympic volleyball players will no longer be required to wear bikinis, a dark cloud formed over the Twitter and Facebook worlds. Whether right or wrong, there are a number of people out there who watch women’s volleyball to see women who are in tremendous…Read More

Londoners will be renting out tents in their backyards to Olympic visitors

With the Summer Olympics right around the corner, hotels and housing options are becoming difficult to find around the London area. When the games begin in July, an estimated 300,000 visitors will head to London and likely book more than 140,000 hotel rooms. With demand significantly higher than supply, some London residents have decided to…Read More

Page 45 of 51First...4344454647...