Mike Krzyzewski

Countdown to London: Men’s Basketball

25 July 2012 Comments are off for this post.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has led the American men’s basketball team to back-to-back golds at the last two major international basketball competitions – and he’ll be looking for the trifecta in London. After triumphs at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and then two summers later at the FIBA World Championships…
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US Track Trials Athletics

Countdown to London: High Jumper Chaunte Lowe

24 July 2012 Comments are off for this post.
American high jumper Chaunte Lowe wasn’t able to medal in Beijing, but since her 2008 disappointment she did have something to celebrate – the birth of her second child 14 months ago. Now Chaunte has hopes of having something else to get excited about after the London 2012 Olympic Games.…
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Countdown to London: Roger Federer

23 July 2012 Comments are off for this post.
Just weeks after capturing his 7th Wimbledon crown, Roger Federer will be back at the All-England Club looking to capture his second career gold medal – and first in singles. The Swiss star teamed with Stanislas Wawrinka to capture the doubles title at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, but was defeated…
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Team GB Football

Countdown to London: Team GB Soccer

22 July 2012 Comments are off for this post.
The London 2012 Olympic Games will see the appearance of a team that hasn’t played at an Olympics in 52 years. Because the nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland compete independently on the world stage, Great Britain hasn’t fielded an Olympic soccer team since the 1960 Games in…
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Williams Sisters

Countdown to London: Venus and Serena Williams

21 July 2012 Comments are off for this post.
Serena Williams will be heading back to the All-England Club looking to score even more hardware. Serena won Wimbledon earlier this month and now she’ll have two chances to pick up a gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games – both in singles and partnered with her sister Serena…
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Wallace Spearmon Jr.

Countdown to London: Sprinter Wallace Spearmon

20 July 2012 Comments are off for this post.
If the U.S. is going to take the title of world’s fastest man away from Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, one hope is Wallace Spearmon. The Chicago native was poised to capture the bronze medal in the 200 meters at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, but was disqualified for stepping out…
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Countdown to London: Men’s Gymnastics

19 July 2012 Comments are off for this post.
The U.S. men’s gymnastics team has taken home a medal from each of the past two Olympics Games, but they’ve yet to reach the top of the podium. They’ll try to take home Team USA’s first gold in the all-around team competition since 1984 in Los Angeles – but they’ll…
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