Olympics

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Lauryn Williams Makes History: Wins Medals in Both Summer & Winter Olympics

Lauryn Williams became the first American woman to win a medal in both the Winter and Summer Olympics.

02/26/2014

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Feb 18: Shani Davis Becomes First Black Olympic Gold Medalist

On Feb 18, 2006, Shani Davis was awarded with a gold medal for speed skating, becoming the first black athlete to win gold during the Olympics.

02/18/2014

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Russian Police Choir Perform Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ at Olympics Opening Ceremony

Yes, it seems Vladimir Putin allowed them to stay up all night to get lucky.

02/10/2014

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Common Supports Serena Williams In Olympic Crip-Walk Controversy

Common joins the list of celebrities such as Oprah and Beyonce who have been inspired by Gabby Douglas’ Olympic performance. But he’s also been following the big wins for his tennis champ ex, Serena Williams. He recently offered his congratulations and support to the Crip-walking gold medalist.

08/09/2012

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Paul Wall Made Grills For Gold Medalist Ryan Lochte

And he’d like to grill all of the athletes. “We decided anyone from Team USA that wins a gold medal, we’ll give them a free gold grill,” Houston rapper Wall said.

08/07/2012

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Beyonce And Oprah Celebrate Gabby Douglas: “Thank You For Inspiring Us!”

The two larger than life stars give Olympic champion Gabby Douglas a perfect score.

08/06/2012

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Why America Didn’t Get To Meet Emeli Sandé In The Olympics Opening Ceremony

She was handpicked by director Danny Boyle, the architect behind the opening ceremonies, to perform a tribute to “mortality” that was interpreted by many to be in honor of the 7/7 London terror victims. NBC instead aired an interview of swimmer Michael Phelps by Ryan Seacrest.

07/30/2012

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Jay-Z And Rihanna to Headline 2012 Olympic Festival

[photogallerylink id=112354 align=left] Jay-Z and Rihanna will be representing America for the 2012 Olympics. They are headed to London to headline the Olympic Hackney Weekend music festival While both artists receive top billing, Jay and […]

04/27/2012

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