Tag Archives: Olympics

Feeling the Pressure

One of the biggest sports news stories in some time is that Simone Biles withdrew from the gymnastic team competition in the Tokyo Olympics. This decision came just as the USA team was to compete for the gold medal. This … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Retired U.S. figure skater Scott Hamilton achieved a lot in his career. Among his accomplishments, he won four consecutive U.S. Championships and four consecutive World Championships. Hamilton won the gold medal in the 1984 Olympics. However, life hasn’t always been … Continue reading

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Off Target

  Matt Emmons is a world-class marksman who is perhaps best known for a critical mistake he made in an important competition. While participating in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Emmons had a comfortable lead going into the … Continue reading

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Lackluster Effort

It seems that 8 Olympic badminton players, representing 3 different nations, have been kicked out of the London Olympic games for not giving their best effort to win. The players defended themselves by saying that they were conserving their energy … Continue reading

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