Tag Archives: Olympics

Lindsey Vonn Drops Out Of Olympics Due To Injuries.

Posted ago by Kowope

Following two injuries to her knee, Lindsey Vonn has made the difficult decision to drop out of the Sochi Olympic Games in Russia. Vonn, who first injured her knee last February, shared the decision on Facebook. She wrote, “I am devastated to announce …

Usain Bolt to be Banned From Olympics

Posted ago by Elsie

According to Tuesday’s Daily Telegraph, Jamaican athletes, including sprint star Usain Bolt, could be banned from major events like the Olympics due to the country’s handling of recent drug scandals. World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President John Fahey, in an interview …

Bolt Not Worried About Failure

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Usain Bolt is not worried about tarnishing his career by failing to retain his 100 and 200 meters Olympic titles in Rio de Janeiro in three years’ time. “In life you don’t always get what you want,” the Jamaican told Reuters television …

7 Cameroon Athletes Go Missing From Olympics.

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Seven Cameroonian athletes who participated in the 2012 London Olympic Games have disappeared from the Olympic Village, this is according to the mission head. The athletes, five boxers, a swimmer and a footballer, (all pictured above) packed their personal belongings …

Nigerian Banker To Run In The Olympics.

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An employee of Diamond Bank Plc, Esther Obiekwe, has become the first ever Nigerian woman to represent the country at the marathon event of an Olympic Games following her nomination by the Athletic Federation of Nigeria to compete at the …

Saudi Arabia Women To Compete In Olympics For The First Time.

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Saudi Arabia will let its female athletes compete in the Olympics for the first time. Officials say the country’s Olympic Committee will oversee participation of women athletes who can qualify. Until now, Saudi Arabia was one of three countries that …