Legendary Long Shot Goals in Football

15 Amazing Olympic Facts

1. Matt Biondi (swimming /aquatics) won 5 Olympic titles at the 24th Olympic Games (50-meter freestyle, 100-meter freestyle, 400-meter freestyle relay, 800-meter freestyle relay, 400 meter medley relay). 2. Ulla Werbrouck won a gold medal in the half heavyweight division -Belgiumยดs first judo medal- at the 1996 Summer Games in Georgia (USA). In the final, she defeated Japanยดs Yoko Tanabe.

Interesting Facts About Italy’s Sports

Italian Bruna Mautino Vargas -the daughter of two Peruvian athletes- is one of Europe’s best young volleyball players. Under her leadership, Italy -European champion- qualified for the semi-finals at the FIVB Girls’ Youth World Championship in 2007.

Olympics and the Glory of It

The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896 and have been held every four years since then, with the exclusion of 1916 due to the Great War. The Olympic Games is an international multi-sport event. Every four years, athletes from around the world come together to compete in the Olympic Games.

Wheelchair Curling – Amazing Disabled Players Make it Look Easy

Wheelchair curling. Paralympics curling is a fascinating sport adapted to allow the disabled to play this game of strategic moves.

Sledge Hockey the Paralympics Way – It is Not an Easy Game

Sledge hockey is a rough and tumble hockey game Paralympians play while sitting on a sled or sledge. It is not for the couch potatoes.

Paralympics Biathlon – Disabled Skiing and Shooting – A Most Demanding Sport

Paralympics biathlon games offer the toughest challenge to the disabled skier. Ski fast, lie down, shoot and hit your targets.

Interesting Facts About Olympic Nations – India

Indian sprinter Norman D. Pritchard, who lived in England, became the first athlete from Asia to win an Olympic medal. In 1900, he won two Olympic silver medals (200m and 200m hurdles). For this reason , India -the most poorest country in the 1900s- became the first Asian country to win an Olympic medal.

How Do You Buy Tickets For the 2010 Winter Olympic Games?

Tickets for the 2010 Winter Olympics are already being sought, which means some events may be sold out before some individuals even think about buying tickets. That is why you need to know what you need to do in order to get tickets for the 2010 Olympics before your favorite event sells out. However, there is a process to buying your tickets. It is not just a matter of being able to go online, shop, and then hit a “buy” button. The process is carried out carefully to ensure that everyone is admitted fairly to the event.

UK at the Olympics

After the Olympics I have rekindled my belief in this nation to perform well at sport. For years I have been struggling to believe in our nation but recently my opinion has changed. This year our performance in the Olympics was incredible, for once we were actually winning medals!

Would You Be Prepared to Train For 10 Years to Achieve Olympic Success?

Singapore’s success on the international table-tennis arena has been well-reported and most accredited the success to the imports of Chinese players. Was this the key reason for the success?

Can London 2012 Compete With Beijing 2008?

With the finish of the Beijing Olympics 2008, the Olympic focus switches to London, and the question on everyone’s lips is ‘Can London 2012 compete?’ Some big names have already given their answers.

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