Alexei Nemow reveals: Nikita Nagornyy is the next ambassador of men’s gymnastics!

Should Rugby Sevens be an Olympic Event?

Rugby sevens has been touted as a potential Olympic event for awhile now. But why is it thought so highly of, and should it be seriously considered? Here we look at why it really should be given serous consideration.

Indian-Origin Gymnast Uplifts US Olympic Gymnastic Team

After the galactic opening ceremony, it was hard-grind time for Olympic athletes. Traditionally, gymnastics is one of the earliest sport to commence competition just after the opening ceremony Beijing Olympics being no different. A face to watch in the US Men’s gymnastic team was an Indian-origin Raj Bhavsar.

The Olympic Games – Opening and Closing Ceremonies

The Olympics traditionally open with an artistic demonstration that highlights the culture and accomplishments of the host nation. With each passing Olympiad the new host nation does it’s utmost to present to the world an even greater extravaganza than the last one. This ceremony will include the hoisting of the host country’s flag and the singing of it’s national anthem.

Beijing & The Olympics – A Chinese Perspective

Read about the important aspects of the Beijing Olympics date selection from a Chinese Metaphysical perspective. Interesting information is provided about the relationship with the date and time of the opening ceremony of the Beijing Games from a BaZi (The Four Pillars of Destiny) standpoint. Fascinating and informative historical facts about the Olympics and… once again some relationships can be drawn regarding the importance and relevance to ancient Chinese beliefs.

Beijing Olympics – 3 Lessons in Goal Achievement From the Women’s Cycling Road Race

The women’s cycling road race in the Beijing Olympics was won in thrilling style by Nicole Cooke from Great Britain. Here are just 3 lessons in goal achievement from this nail-biting race.

Does Olympic Gold Create Olympic Legends?

The USA mens 4×100 freestyle relay team becomes a legend. Setting a new world record.

First Olympic Torch Lit – The Fire of the Gods in China Olympics Now

The Olympic Torch is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Its origins were in a myth about stealing the fire for the torch from the Greek God Zeus by Prometheus. Prometheus was a Greek Titan and after stealing the fire was punished by Zeus. Prometheus was also the brother of another Greek Titan named Atlas, who was punished by Zeus for siding with his brother and was forced to hold up the sky. But let’s get back to the origin of the first Olympic torch.

Olympic Sport List – The Complete List of the Beijing Olympic Sports

The Beijing Olympics will take place August 8-24, 2008, in Beijing, China. During this time the Olympic sport list consists of 28 summer sports. There are also roughly 10,500 athletes that are projected to partake in the Games, with around 20,000 credited media bringing the Olympics to the world.

China Beijing Olympics Games Mascots – 5 Symbols of Hope From the Beijing Olympics?

Similar to the 5 Olympic rings from which they share color and inspiration the Fuwa will be the 2008 Beijing Olympics Official Mascots. They were introduced at the Workers’ Gymnasium in Beijing. These Olympic mascots will be carrying the message of friendship, peace and well wishes from China.

2008 Beijing China, Summer Olympic Games – US Men’s Gymnastics Team Shocks the World

Anyone who doubts the competitive prowess of China’s Olympic athletes as they dominate the gymnastics competition, was literally blown away by their skill, talent and perfection. Chinese gymnasts easily ran away with the gold, thanks to a superior team in every regard. Of course, hats off to the US gymnastics team competing with two-alternates due to injuries and with no member of the team having ever competed before in the Olympic Games.

Vegetarian Athletes – 10 Olympic Champions

It’s a myth that muscles, strength and endurance require the consumption of large quantities of animal-based foods. This myth began before anyone even talked about protein. During the Olympics, it’s a good time to take a look at some amazing athletes who are champions and vegetarians.

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