More than 3,600 young athletes, ages 15-18, representing more than 200 National Olympic Committees are expected to compete at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, to be held August 16-28, in Nanjing, China.
This post was written by Olympic medalist Milorad Cavic, who represented his native Serbia when he challenged Michael Phelps in that .01 second 100 butterfly race in the 2008 Olympic Games.
The IOC has a new president, and for the first time, it’s an Olympic gold medal athlete. (Photo: Sven Teshcke)
The International Olympic Committee released a statement today attempting to reassure the international community that they will be unfettered by Russia’s new propaganda legislation.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Dr. Jacques Rogge, has not missed a FINA World Championships since 2003. (Image courtesy of FINA)
Kaitlyn Jones of the Delaware Swim Team was the United States’ lone gold medalist at the first edition of the Youth Olympics in 2010. (Photo: Tim BInning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) released their evaluation report on the three finalist cities to host the 2020 Summer Olympics…
Zimbabwe’s Kirsty Coventry will be sworn in Wednesday by the IOC; and the stroke 50′s took a huge blow for their Olympic hopes. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The FILA wrestling delegation at the IOC Executive Meeting this week scored a major win by being named one of three finalists for addition to the 2020 Olympics. (Photo: IOC)
All three finalists for the 2020 Olympics have incredible architecture, but Madrid’s should not be undervalued even against Istanbul and Tokyo. Above is the Calle de Alca, the longest street in Madrid. (Photo: Antonio Garcia Rodriguez)
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Swim News: “In the afterglow of Michael Phelps’ crowning 22 career Olympic medals, Team Phelps is enjoying the limelight.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
“Golf seems to be top of mind for Phelps everywhere he goes.”
“Phelps appeared at the Olympic Center in Complexo do Almeao, in the center of a group of shantytowns that were still embroiled in drug-trafficking and gang as recently as 2010.” (Swim Photo Credit: EN)