Olympic athletes often train for years in the hopes of someday getting a medal. But while the 4,700 medals currently being doled out in London are priceless to the athletes who win them, the actual value of the raw materials may be less than you think.
Now that the 2012 Olympics are underway, let's all hope that we don't see this happen again. During the 2012 Olympic Trials, U.S. gymnast Nastia Liukin took a hard fall while competing on the uneven bars.
The Summer Olympics begin this weekend in London. For more than a century, the modern Olympic games have provided a global stage for athletes to deliver unforgettable moments of competition, courage and compassion.
Good news for Spice Girls fans. After turning down a performance at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee earlier this year, the ladies will reunite for a performance at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympics Summer Games on Aug. 12. They’re doing it for their country!
Vertical Dance, a British pole-dancing company, is petitioning the International Olympic Committee to get their sport recognized as a test event for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. According to the petition, which has so far garnered about 6,000 signatures, "Over 50 countries worldwide take …