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Leyva to Replace an Injured John Orozco on the USA Mens Gymnastics Team

Leyva to Replace an Injured John Orozco on the USA Mens Gymnastics Team

Danell Leyva will compete in his second Olympics after all… The Cuban-American gymnast, a Bronze Medal winner in the 2012 London Olympics in the Men’s All Around, will replace John Orozco at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Orozco...

Jul 24, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Nadal to Compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio

Nadal to Compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio

It appears Rafael Nadal will be swinging for gold this summer… The 30-year-old Spanish tennis star’s name appears on the final entry list for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Nadal, a 14-time Grand Slam tournament champion hasn’t played...

Jul 15, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Hernandez to Compete with the U.S. Women's Gynastics Team at the 2016 Summer Games

Hernandez to Compete with the U.S. Women’s Gynastics Team at the 2016 Summer Games

She’s not old enough to vote, but Laurie Hernandez is old enough to go to the Olympics… The 16-year-old Puerto Rican gymnast is the first U.S.-born Latina since 1984 to compete at the Olympics with the U.S. gymnastics team, and she’s also one...

Jul 11, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Lochte to Compete in the 200M Individual Medley at the 2016 Summer Games

Lochte to Compete in the 200M Individual Medley at the 2016 Summer Games

Ryan Lochte will return to the Olympics this year to compete in his favorite event… The 31-year-old half-Cuban American swimmer matched Michael Phelps stroke for stroke in the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials on...

Jul 2, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Lochte to Compete for Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games

Lochte to Compete for Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games

Ryan Lochte is heading to Rio de Janeiro… The 31-year-old half-Cuban American swimmer, an 11-time Olympic medalist, failed for the second time to seal a spot in an individual event after finishing fourth overall (1:46.62) in Tuesday’s...

Jun 30, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »

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 »