Category Archives: Olympics

The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 4: Katinka Hosszú

The rigorous involvement of women in the Olympics is officially sourced in the 1900s. The Paris Summer Olympics of 1900 saw the incorporation of women’s events in tennis and golf, and over the next century, more sports began to include … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The True Story of the Jamaican Bobsled Team

A Beautiful Tale by Disney Now of course we all love Disney movies and quite honestly the movie about the Jamaican bobsled team is a beautiful tale to say the least, but in truth, the movie was what we might … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 3: Usain Bolt

The title “fastest man alive” is commonly issued as a substitutive nickname for The Flash, DC comics’ renowned superhero character. However, the title is also utilized as an alternative description of Usain Bolt, accredited Olympic athlete and professional sprinter! Bolt … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 2: Michael Phelps

He’s one of the most renowned Olympic athletes in North America as of 2016, and if you’ve paid any attention to the United States’ performance at Rio this past year, you probably know quite a bit about him already! Michael … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 1: Overview/Rankings

The official conclusion to the 2016 Summer Olympics (or, as it is more widely and popularly known, Rio 2016) has recently arrived, and participating nations are headed home with proud competitors, many of whom are celebrating proud victory at this … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Canoeing vs. Kayaking

The increased frequency of hot, humid days during summertime often drives both competitive and recreational sport enthusiasts closer to water. Various different types of water sport exist, providing diversity in how athletes can continue celebrating their favorite water-bound activities. Some … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Competitive Swimming

The seasonal heat that typically accompanies summer is sweeping the Northern Hemisphere, particularly regions close to the planet’s equator! In an effort to escape the scorching sun, many people will find themselves tucked away indoors with the air conditioning unit, … Continue reading

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