Indiana Native David Boudia Was One of the Great Stories of the London Olympics

USA Diving’s greatest moment in the London Olympics came in an individual event, the men’s 10 meter platform, when Noblesville, Indiana native Boudia scored a 102.6, the highest score of the event.

Friday Olympic Preview: What to Watch, TV Listings, and Medals Awarded

We are headed into the Olympics’ final weekend. Fortunately, there will be plenty going on over the next couple days to take our minds off of the sad fact that the Olympics will soon be leaving us.

Stats Don’t Lie: Team USA 2012 Continues to Compare Favorably to Dream Team

Facts are facts. While drawing the proper conclusions can be somewhat difficult, that doesn’t mean we should avoid the discussion. With that in mind, let’s once again revisit an argument that has been flaring up repeatedly for several weeks now: Team USA 2012 versus the Dream Team.

Canadian Team Boosts Women’s Pro Soccer Potential

The thrilling, controversial semi-final match of Women’s Olympic Soccer stirred heavy emotions for Canadians. Ironically, the loss by Canada may mean more for women’s Soccer than a win would have.

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Are Competing in the Decathlon for Cuba?

Here are Cuban decathletes Leonel Suarez and Yordani Garcia this morning in the 110 meter hurdles portion of the Olympic decathlon. The Cuban duo bears an uncanny resemblance to a popular West Philadelphia-based late 80s/early 90s hip-hop duo.

Wednesday Olympic Preview: What to Watch, TV Listings, and Medals Awarded

It is Day 12 of the 2012 Summer Olympics, the day on which I find myself emotionally invested in a handball game between Iceland and Hungary (Hungary won by one point after two overtimes), and other people pay homage to top athletes by carving their likenesses into watermelon lanterns.

3 Countries That Just Won Their First Ever Olympic Medal

For nations that don’t have 300 million people and don’t have elite coaches and training facilities from sea to shining sea, Olympic medals are hard to come by. So let’s congratulate these three nations that just won their first ever Olympic medal.

Tuesday Olympic Preview: What to Watch, TV Listings, and Medals Awarded

Monday saw two nations win their first ever Olympic medals, and impressive wins by the United States men’s basketball and volleyball teams, and Alex Morgan’s memorable match-winning header. Here’s a look at today’s TV schedule and a list of medals that will be awarded today.

Monday Olympic Preview: What to Watch, TV Listings, and Medals Awarded

Track and field is just getting started, and we can look forward to a week full of medal-round play in most of the team sports. Here’s a look at what’s on the schedule for today.

Serena Williams: The Most Dominant Athlete in London So Far

During an Olympic year, the Olympics tennis tournament is no better than the season’s fifth most prestigious event. But what Serena Williams did last week in London is worth discussing.

New Country “Aus Zealand” Had a Big First Week at the Olympics

The Olympic medal table in Australia’s The Daily Telegraph newspaper revealed the existence of a new nation, one that has won 27 Olympic medals so far.

The Entire Men’s 100 Meter Final … as a GIF

If you missed Usain Bolt’s Olympic record-setting, 9.63-second win the men’s 100 meters yesterday, here it is…as an animated GIF.

You Won’t Believe How New Zealand Olympian Logan Campbell Funded His Olympic Training

Some Olympians have big sponsorship deals with Gillette or Subway. Others have to find more, um, creative ways to raise money to pay for training, travel, and living expenses. Take New Zealand taekwondo fighter Logan Campbell.

Hey, People Who Complain About Olympic ‘Spoilers’…STOP IT

This is a special message to all of you who feel it necessary to complain about people ruining the Olympics for you. I cannot believe this has to be done, but after seven days, it does.

Friday Olympic Preview: What to Watch, TV Listings, and Medals Awarded

After another successful day for the United States, here’s a look at today’s TV schedule and a list of medals that will be awarded today.