It Might Have Been Nice To See Tamron Hall Cover The Olympics
by Clutch 12 months ago
President Obama Selects Two Openly Gay Athletes for U.S. Olympic Delegation
by Liane Membis 1 year ago
Barack Obama is sending Russia a huge message about the country’s treatment of LGQBT individuals by selecting two openly gay athletes to sit on the U.S. delegation for the 2014 winter Olympic games that are to be held in Sochi. Tennis player Billie Jena King...
Gabby Douglas Reveals She Wants Apology from Absent Father in New Memoir
by Clutch 2 years ago
“Everyone has hiccups in their families,” Gabby Douglas said in an interview with People Magazine, when asked about her absent father. The 16 year-old gymnast, who made history at the 2012 Olympics by winning the Team and All-Around gold medal, is opening up about those...
Team USA Versus the Machine: How Madison Avenue Turned World Class Olympians Into Lolo Jones’ Co-Stars
by Danielle C. Belton 2 years ago
When Team USA Olympic hurdlers Dawn Harper and Kellie Wells came in silver and bronze Tuesday behind a heavily favored Sally Pearson of Australia, they were all smiles, giddy even. Harper, a 2008 gold medalist in the same event, didn’t even seem to mind that...
Alice Coachman: First Black Woman Ever to Win a Gold Medal
by Stacia L. Brown 2 years ago
It’s been a week of celebrating black women’s firsts at the Olympics, with Gabby Douglas joining former Olympian Dominique Dawes as pioneers in gymnastics, so there’s no better time to profile Alice Coachman who, in 1948, became the first black woman to ever earn a...