But world, don’t take that image of Canada home with you. It isn’t what life is like here. We don’t all live in the Arctic circle among the Orcas and the ice floes.
July 12, 2009 Leave a Comment
Former Olympian and 2012 Olympic hopeful Logan Campbell canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t afford to fund his own training. Tired of seeking cash from his parents, the 23-year-old New Zealander decided to venture into entrepreneurship.
Jan. 14, 2009 2 Comments
Coedmagazine.com has a list of 10 professional athletes who are on Twitter. I’ve listed them here and you can click on their names to follow them: -Giants QB Eli Manning (does he slur and lisp when he Tweets?) -Snowboarder Shaun White -NY Jets safety Kerry Rhodes -Skateboarder Mike Vallely (who? Ok, if you say so) [...]
Sept. 8, 2008 3 Comments
I don’t know what the actual record is for biggest good ol’ fashioned ass whooping in sports history, but this has to be close. I would have thought the biggest stomping may have been when the Washington Redskins were on the business end of a 73-0 loss to the Bears in the 1940 NFL Championship [...]
Aug. 25, 2008 Leave a Comment
Ismail Ahmed Ismail, an 800 metre sprinter, won Sudan’s first ever Olympic medal during this summer’s games in Beijing.
Aug. 21, 2008 1 Comment
There were no sadder sights at the Olympics this year than the faces of the American women’s softball team, losing their heavily favored gold medal to Japan 3-1 Thursday. [...]
Aug. 11, 2008 Leave a Comment
Hugh Bachman, coach of the U.S. men’s Olympic volleyball team and his wife, Elisabeth Bachman McCutcheon, a former Olympic athlete, spoke out in an open letter about the death of Elisabeth’s father and injuries of her mother who were attacked Saturday at a tourist attraction in Beijing. [...]
Aug. 9, 2008 Leave a Comment
Barbara Bachman suffered multiple cuts and stab wounds in the attack the killed her husband, Todd Bachman, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced in a statement.
She underwent eight hours of surgery Saturday afternoon and evening and remains in critical but stable condition at a Beijing hospital [...]
Aug. 9, 2008 4 Comments
An American was killed Saturday in Beijing. Todd Bachman, of Lakeville, Minn., the father-in-law of menâ€™s indoor volleyball head coach Hugh McCutcheon, died after being attacked by an apparently deranged Chinese man who then reportedly took his own life.
Nov. 3, 2007 Leave a Comment
Top distance runner Ryan Shay died unexpectedly on Saturday at the U.S. men’s olympic marathon trials being held in New York. He collapsed 5 1/2 miles into the race. The 28-year old athlete was rushed to Lenox Hill Hospital and was pronounced dead at 8:46 a.m., authorities said. There were no statements on what caused [...]