Gold Medal

Olympic malware poses as US Women's Gymnastics scandal video

Security blogger/tech consultant Graham Cluley posts about a new malware campaign that’s taking advantage of interest in the Olympics. The emails have a subject line designed to entice sports fans into opening the messages:  “Huge […]


MIssy goes back to school

One of the breakout stars of the Olympics is 17-year old Missy Franklin; “Missy the Missile.” Two gold medals in swimming. What’s next? Well… she says she has to get ready for her senior year in […]


Zanetti upsets Chen

(AP) – Arthur Zanetti sprung a surprise by winning the Olympic title on still rings, taking down the “Lord of the Rings” in the process. The Brazilian stunned defending Olympic gold medalist Chen Yibing, who […]


Mustafina wins, Douglas doesn't medal

(AP) – Russian’s Aliya Mustafina won the title on uneven bars, just 18 months after blowing out her knee and putting her chances for London in doubt. Britain’s Beth Tweddle won the bronze medal, after […]


Obama congratulates US gymnastics team on win

(AP) – President Barack Obama has called the five members of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team to congratulate them on their gold medal in the Olympics. Obama made the call from Air Force One as […]


Olympic updates: Swimming, gymnastics, soccer

Michael Phelps has won a record-setting 19th Olympic medal, and his 15th gold. He was part of the 4-by-200 freestyle relay team that captured the gold today in London. Earlier, Phelps tied the record with […]


US women top N. Korea 1-0, win Olympic soccer group

(AP) – The United States clinched first place in its group in Olympic women’s soccer Tuesday with a 1-0 win over North Korea. Abby Wambach scored in the 25th minute for her 141st international goal […]


Golden again, US wins 1st Olympic title since '96

(AP) – The Americans lived up to the hype and then some, winning their first Olympic gold medal in women’s gymnastics since 1996. Won it in a rout, too. Their score of 183.596 Tuesday night […]


IOC defends China's teenage swim sensation

(AP) – The International Olympic Committee has sprung to the defense of China’s teenage swim sensation Ye Shiwen, saying she passed a drug test after her world record win in the 400 medley. IOC spokesman […]


Nadia Comaneci interview on KFWB

Los Angeles’ after-school programs narrowly escaped being eliminated, which would have potentially affected 50,000 of the city’s youth. Now, a number of the world’s greatest athletes have joined forces for a program called, “40 Coach […]




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