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Tag Results for "Olympic Medal Count"

OLYMPICS 2012: Men’s Basketball Team from Spain Advances to Final

Spain took a bumpy road to the Olympic men's basketball final but will play for the gold against a heavily favored U.S. team after notching a 67-59 victory here Friday over Russia. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012: Argentina Women’s Field Hockey Team Falls to the Dutch in Finals

A 2-0 loss to the Netherlands here Friday in the women's field hockey final of the 2012 London Olympics left the Argentine squad with its second silver medal in 12 years. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012: Colombia’s Jackeline Renteria Wins Bronze in Women’s Wrestling

Colombia's Jackeline Renteria has duplicated the bronze medal she had won in Beijing in 2008 in the 55kg freestyle wrestling category, defeating Ukraine's Tatyana Lazareva. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012: Cuban Pole Vaulter Lazaro Borges Falls After Pole Snaps (VIDEO)

Sometimes things just go wrong for Olympics. Cuba’s Lazaro Borges can now include himself on the list of Olympians who had mishaps while the cameras were rolling. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012:  Spain Men’s Basketball Wisely Lose to Brazil

It has been a shaky tournament for the second ranked team in the world according to FIBA. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012: Gold Medal in Wrestling for Cuba and Silver in Women’s Pole Vault

Cuba's Mijain Lopez remains the Olympic champion in men's 120-kg. Greco-Roman wrestling after beating Estonian Heiki Nabi here Monday in the gold medal match at the London Games. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012:  Venezuelan Gold Medalist Ruben Limardo Given Hero’s Welcome Back Home

Thousands of Venezuelans turned out on Monday to welcome home Ruben Limardo after he won the gold medal in fencing at the London Olympic Games, the country's first Olympic medal since 1968. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012:  Laura Sanchez Wins Bronze in Springboard Diving, Fifth Medal for Mexico

Mexico's Laura Sanchez won the bronze medal in 3m springboard diving at the London Olympics, giving her country its fifth medal at the Games. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012: Sen. Marco Rubio Introduces Bill to Eliminate Tax on Olympic Medal Winners

Senator Marco Rubio introduced The Olympic Tax Elimination Act , a bill that would exempt U.S. Olympic medal winners from paying taxes on their h continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Venezuelan Fencer Ruben Limardo Gascon Wins Gold, 2nd-ever for Country

Venezuelan fencer Ruben Limardo Gascon won his country's second-ever Olympic gold medal with a victory Wednesday in the final of the men's individual epee. continue reading »

Argentina Men’s Basketball Team Suffers Loss to France in 2012 Olympics

After shining in its opening 2012 Olympics match against Lithuania, the Argentine men's basketball squad looked ragged here Tuesday in a 71-64 loss to France. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012:  Latin American Judo Athletes Surprised by Early Elimination

The tears of frustration shed by Brazilian judo team member Rafaela Silva, one of the favorites in the under-57kg class, upon being disqualified from competition were the image of the fateful day experienced Monday by Latin American athletes at the London Olympic Games. continue reading »