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O is for Olympic Games and Oscar Figueroa

O is for Olympic Games and Oscar Figueroa

Colombia at the Olympic Games

Prior to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games held in London, Colombia had amassed 11 Olympic medals in total and had participated in one Winter Olympics. 304 more words

Adventure

Family fan helps earn Portsmouth's Umotong international recognition

Ini Umotong has plenty of people to thank for her call-up to Nigeria’s national squad, which opens the door to a possible appearance at the World Cup in Canada later this year. 1,632 more words

Women's Football

National Post View: Bidding for the Olympics is a rigged game we shouldn't be playing

It says nothing good about the Olympic brand that Matthew Fisher’s reporting from Rio de Janeiro for the National Post this week hardly even ranks as controversial. 421 more words

Full Comment

The Road to Rio: Where do GB's women stand?

Following on from our views on how things might look in Rio for GB’s men, here’s our look at the women.

Sprint

Jess Varnish and Vicky Williamson set sea-level pbs in qualifying and Varnish beat Anna Meares on the way to the quarters, but the feeling remains that unless Becky James makes a full recovery, GB’s chances of a medal in this event are slim to none. 389 more words

American Pride

There have been times in American history when citizens aren’t necessarily proud to American. Some say that people have lost pride in America in 2015. In 1980, it was a time that people weren’t proud to be American. 206 more words

1980 Olympic Hockey

Canadiens' Price still good as gold a year after Sochi Olympics

Feb. 23 marked the first anniversary of Canada’s 3-0 gold-medal victory over Sweden at the Sochi Olympics.

Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, who allowed only three goals in five games in Sochi, has been on fire since then. 708 more words

Montreal Canadiens

Journey of a Games Maker -part 10

My Last Thoughts On The Olympics
It’s so hard to believe that the Olympic Games are now over.
When I began my journey over 2 years ago, I could only have imagined how much of an impact these games would have on my life. 487 more words

Medical Team