News tagged "Olympics"

Olympic Torch Relay 2009: Third Day

Olympic Torch Relay 2009: Third Day

The 2010 Winter Olympics will be the third Olympics hosted by Canada, and the first by the province of British Columbia. Day three saw the torch take a logging truck, a seaplane and a skateboard to get around Vancouver Island.

23 Apr


Celebrities ‘Scoop’ For The Special Olympics At Ben And Jerry’s

Celebrities Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Treva Etienne spent the afternoon on April 20th scooping ice cream for Ben and Jerry’s ‘Free Cone Day’ in Century City. On this scorching hot day LA Police officers joined the actors, with athletes from the Special Olympics to encourage the crowds to donate to this worthy charity.

2008 Olympics Closing Ceremony Hands over to London 2012

The 2008 Beijing Olympics have now come to a close, not so long ago we watched the fantastic opening ceremony and now we got to watch the closing ceremony. The best part was the handing over to the next games, London 2012.

Tim Brabants wins men’s K1 1000m: Britain’s 18th Gold

Tim Brabants has won Britain’s 18th Gold ate the Beijing Olympics by powering to a superb victory in the men’s K1 1000m. Brabants dominated the race from the start; he finished the race almost a boats length in front of Erik Veraas Larsen, the defending champion.

USA Wins Men’s Beach Volleyball: Second Gold Medal for sport

USA has got a lot to smile about as they have won the men’s beach volleyball, making it two gold medals in the sport for the U.S. team. Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers beat Brazil’s Marcio and Fabio 2-1 (23-21, 17-21, 15-4). The USA women’s team had also won the Olympic gold, beating China.