Posts Tagged ‘London Summer Olympics’

Sportsquota: Dream Team 20th Anniversary


by Qiana M | ARCHIVES Twenty years ago the greatest assembly of basketball players took Barcelona by storm and defined team athletics on a global scale as we now know it. That group of superstar athletes consisted of NBA legends Magic Johnson, Michael “Air” Jordan, Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, John Stockton, David “The Admiral” Robinson, [...]

Olympic Bonus: Gabby Douglas


by Claude Julian The whole world was glued to their television as gold-medal winner Gabrielle Douglas captured the imagination of millions as the first woman of color and the first African-American in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion. Gabby is also the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around [...]

Olympic Bonus: US Womens 4×100 Relay

by Qiana M Tainted by a 26 year old drought and a world record surrounded by drug allegations, witnessing the 2012 U.S. Women’s 4×100 Relay team grace the Olympic world stage was like a breath of fresh air. The virtually invincible quartet composed of U.S. sprinters Carmelita Jeter, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Tianna Madison [...]

A Little Dash: Williams Sisters Gold

Olympics Day 9 - Tennis

by Dash West | ARCHIVES In the long standing list of accomplishments, Venus and Serena Williams have etched their names in tennis history for generations. The 2012 Summer Olympics in London provided tremendous drama as Serena Williams thunderous 100 mph serve thoroughly thumped Maria Sharapova in the women’s singles gold medal match at the 2012 [...]

Letter From The Editor: Usain Bolt


by Claude Julian | ARCHIVES Along with his Jamaican teammates, he also set the world record in the 4×100 meters relay.  Bolt is the reigning Olympic champion in these three events, the first man to win six Olympic gold medals in sprinting, and a five-time World champion. He was the first to achieve a “double [...]

Style & Beauty: Olympic Style

by Qiana M | ARCHIVES From the opening ceremony to the field to the post Olympic parties, athletes and fashion royalty from around the world showed their patriotism to their country with more than just record breaking performances and gold medals.  Some Olympians displayed their pride for their country with their wardrobe capturing the attention [...]

What’s Up N London: London Summer Olympics 2012

by Sasha Taylor | ARCHIVES The British people are very excited about the opportunity to host London’s 2012 Olympic Games scheduled July27-August 12, 2012. London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948. London was selected as the host city [...]

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