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Tag Results for "London Olympics"

Spain’s Olympic Soccer Team Not Off to a Good Start in London

Spain made its task in the 2012 Olympic soccer competition more difficult with a 1-0 loss here Thursday to an impressive Japanese squad. It was an inauspicious start for the Spanish, who continue reading »

London Smog May Be Tough on Olympians

Pollution can worsen symptoms associated with exercise-induced asthma, experts say. Air pollution may aggravate breathing problems among athletes with asthma or a related condition known as exercise continue reading »

Mexico’s Olympic Boxer, Oscar Valdez, Confident he Can Beat Cuba’s Alvarez

Oscar Valdez, Mexico's top boxing hope at the London Olympics, said Wednesday he has what it takes to defeat the 2011 world amateur champion in his division, Cuban Lazaro Alvarez. continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Calls Country’s Olympians Models of Conduct with Royal Sendoff

King Juan Carlos wished the Spanish Olympic team all success at the London Games as the crowning moment of their many years of effort, planning, personal betterment and self-sacrifice. continue reading »

High Jumper Jamie Nieto Hopes to Grab the Gold at London Olympics

Jamie Nieto wants to make up for not being selected for the 2008 Beijing Games and hopes to take home a medal for high-jumping from the London Olympics. continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Star Neymar “Goes Green” with Nike Wear Made from Recycled Bottles, Beans (VIDEO)

According to Nike, Brazilian football star Neymar of Seleção will become “the world's most environmentally-friendly football player this summer.” Neymar will step onto the field wearing Nike’s GS football boo continue reading »

Brazil’s Olympic Soccer Team Heading into Games with “More Confidence”

The coach of Brazil's Olympic soccer team said he leaves for the 2012 Summer Games in London with "much more confidence" than he had for the 2011 Copa America and already has a firm starting lineup. continue reading »