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Anthony Named to USA Basketball’s Team for 2016 Olympic Games

It’s official… Carmelo Anthony is headed to his fourth Olympics. USA Basketball‘s 12-man roster has been announced for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, with the 32-year-old half-Puerto Rican basketball star making the grade. While...

Jun 27, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Fernandez to Serve as the U.S. Women's Tennis Team Coach at the Olympics

Fernandez to Serve as the U.S. Women’s Tennis Team Coach at the Olympics

Mary Joe Fernandez is ready to help the U.S. see gold in Rio… The 44-year-old Dominican American tennis player will coach the U.S. women’s tennis team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. The U.S. Tennis Association announced the Olympic...

Jun 24, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Anthony Committed to Representing the U.S. at the 2016 Summer Games

Anthony Committed to Representing the U.S. at the 2016 Summer Games

Carmelo Anthony is ready to play (Olympic) ball… The United States men’s Olympic basketball team is taking shape, with the 32-year-old half-Puerto Rican basketball star among the players committed to representing the U.S. at the 2016 Summer...

Jun 24, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Culson Wins 400-Meter Hurdles at IAAF Diamond League Stop in Stockholm

Culson Wins 400-Meter Hurdles at IAAF Diamond League Stop in Stockholm

Javier Culson is revving his engines for the 2016 Olympic Games… The 31-year-old Puerto Rican athlete and Olympic bronze medalist came in first in the 400-meter hurdles at the IAAF Diamond League event on Thursday in Stockholm, Sweden. Culson, who...

Jun 17, 16 • Deportes, OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Adidas Releases New Video Featuring Brasil to Promote the 2016 Summer Olympics

Adidas Releases New Video Featuring Brasil to Promote the 2016 Summer Olympics

João Brasil is helping Adidas spread the Olympic spirit… Foreshadowing a new wave of Brazilian soccer mania coinciding with the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Adidas has released a video celebrating Rio as the “football...

Nov 21, 15 • Deportes, OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Alvarez Wins a Silver in the Men’s 5,000-Meter Relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Alvarez Wins a Silver in the Men’s 5,000-Meter Relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Every cloud has a silver lining for Eddy Alvarez… Following a disappointing performance by the United States’ short-track speedskating team, the 24-year-old Cuban American skater has finally earned the first Olympic medal of his career. Alvarez,...

Feb 23, 14 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Fernandez Among the Magnificent 7 Latino Medal Hopefuls at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Fernandez Among the Magnificent 7 Latino Medal Hopefuls at the 2014 Winter Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are in full swing following an entertaining opening ceremony on Friday in front of about 40,000 people in the stands at Fisht Olympic Stadium. In all, eight Latin American countries will be participating at...

Feb 8, 14 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Marques Becomes First Latina to Win a Modern Pentathlon Olympic Medal

Marques Becomes First Latina to Win a Modern Pentathlon Olympic Medal

Yane Marques’ name should soon appear in the Olympic history books following her medal-winning performance at the 2012 Olympic Games. The 28-year-old Brazilian athlete claimed the bronze medal on Sunday in the modern pentathlon at the London...

Aug 12, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Carrazana Strikes (Boxing) Gold at the London Games

Carrazana Strikes (Boxing) Gold at the London Games

Following his stellar performance at the 2012 Olympic Games, Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana could be considered a teenage (boxing) dream and the sport’s bright future… The 18-year-old Cuban fighter beat Tugstsogt Nyambayar of Mongolia on Sunday to...

Aug 12, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
López Claims Cuba's Second Wrestling Medal at London Games

López Claims Cuba’s Second Wrestling Medal at London Games

Liván López Azcuy has claimed Olympic bronze at the 2012 Olympic Games… The 30-year-old Cuban grappler beat Jabrayil Hasanov of Azerbaijan in his bronze medal match on Sunday in the men’s freestyle wrestling 66kg at the London...

Aug 12, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »