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London Olympics Technological Innovation: Quantum Timer as Olympics’ Official Timekeeper

August 15, 2012 0 Comments

During this year's 2012 London Olympics, it was really obvious that we ave reached another heights in terms of technological advancements in keeping the time during the Olympic games because of the help of Omega's Quantum Timer. In the last 80 years, Omega has been the official timekeeper of the Olympics. Going back in the year 1932, timekeepers that time are using stopwatches that has the capability to measure to the tenth of a second. Omega...

NBC: London Olympic Games as Most-watched US TV Event Ever

August 15, 2012 0 Comments

The London Olympics 2012 ended with a blastoff closing ceremony this August 12, 2012 and based on the survey made by NBC, the television network which covers all Olympic events, it was revealed that the Olympic Games was the most-watched US TV event ever in history. A broadcaster from NBC said that the London Olympics which started since July 27 up to August 12 had more viewers than any other event in US television history. Looks like a lot of...

The London Olympics Closing Ceremony Live Online on NBC

August 13, 2012 0 Comments

After two weeks of action-packed Olympic Games, the London Olympics 2012 will now come to an end on August 12, 2012. Since you have enjoyed a very wonderful European-inspired opening ceremony from this year’s Olympics, I am sure that you are also looking forward for an awesome and spectacular Closing Ceremony as well. Surely, London won’t bring you down with that request. However, all their efforts will just come to waste if only a few...

London Olympics 2012: India Now out of Medal Contention after 3-Straight Loses in Hockey

August 6, 2012 0 Comments

This Friday, India’s Hockey team crashed and felt really bad after they dropped in a 2-5 defeat against Germany for their third straight reverse in Group B of the Olympic men’s Hockey competition. While they were recording their third consecutive wins against the Indians, the Germans gave a fine exhibition of their efficiency based on strong basics. Meanwhile, the Indians, made an enthusiastic 15 minutes start however, after that, they...

London Olympics 2012 Update: India wins Second Medal through Vijay Kumar

August 4, 2012 0 Comments

India was really happy when the country won its first medal for this year’s London Olympics, but the Indians became more than happy when they got their second medal through the efforts of Vijay Kumar. On Friday, Army marksman Vijay Kumar gave India its second medal from the Royal Artillery Barracks winning the silver in the men’s 25 metre rapid fire pistol event of the 2012 London Olympics. Though it was just a silver medal, it made India...

The United States Wins 1st Olympic Title Since 1996

August 2, 2012 0 Comments

Going back in the Olympics History, probably the last time that the United States of America won their Olympic title was during the 1996 Olympics. With this, you can’t take it from the American athletes when US won their first Olympic title for this year’s London Olympics. One by one, the Americans thundered down the runway, soared high above the vault and slammed into the mat. They did everything just to grab their goal, just like everybody...

Skipper Ryan Giggs Guides Britain to Victory

July 30, 2012 0 Comments

The host for this year’s Olympics 2012 is Britain and because of this, the world’s attention is more focused on them, especially for the fact if they will be able to get medals more than any other countries because of the fact that this is their country. The athletes should be more comfortable to compete. The athletes, however, are obviously pressured to win in every competition that they are involved to. And looks like they really wanted to...

London Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony: Why is it Different?

July 28, 2012 0 Comments

The Opening of the 2012 London Olympics is one of the much awaited events in the entire world. The said opening of one of the biggest sports event in the world has already arrived after the long wait. London launched the 2012 Summer Games with a spectacular opening ceremony this Friday and this opening ceremony faces a unique challenge, and that is to be as memorable as Beijing’s planet-wowing opening last 2008. Since the British capital has...

Oscar Pistorius: First Amputee Track Athlete to Attend Olympics

July 4, 2012 0 Comments

Amazing it is to see some people win athletic competitions because of their talents, thorough practice, and determination. However, isn’t it more amazing and inspiring to see a physically disabled person striving very hard to perform and play just like how other athletes do? Learn from this story! The double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius is set to become the first amputee track athlete to compete at the Olympic Games. He was so happy that he...

Serena Williams Makes it to Quarterfinals at Wimbledon

July 2, 2012 0 Comments

Tension rises in Wimbledon as the games almost come to its final rounds and the winners already getting visible in every game. Probably one of the luckiest athletes this year is Serena Williams and she was really thankful when she surpassed the elimination round and reaches the quarterfinal at Wimbledon. On Monday, Serena Williams came through another tough three-set match in order for her to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, defeating the...