Posts Tagged ‘2016 Summer Olympics’

Belmonte Fights Hard to Give Spain Its First Medal at the 2016 Rio Games

Belmonte Fights Hard to Give Spain Its First Medal at the 2016 Rio Games

Mireia Belmonte is back to being Spain’s medal darling… The 25-year-old Spanish swimmer, who claimed her country’s first medal at the 2012 London Games, earned her country its first medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Belmonte took home the...

Aug 7, 16 • Olimpíadas1 Comment »
Pareto Claims Argentina's First-Ever Olympic Gold in Judo at the 2016 Rio Games

Pareto Claims Argentina’s First-Ever Olympic Gold in Judo at the 2016 Rio Games

It’s a special first for Paula Pareto… The 30-year-old Argentine judoka won the gold medal on day one of the 2016 Summer Olympics’ judo competition, earning her country it’s first-ever judo gold. In the process, Pareto, who had previously...

Aug 6, 16 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Nadal On Course to Play at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Nadal On Course to Play at the 2016 Summer Olympics

It’s Rio or bust for Rafael Nadal… The 28-year-old Spanish tennis star, a former World No. 1, looks to be on course to play at the 2016 Summer Olympics after an encouraging update on his fitness. Nadal is due to be Spain’s flag-bearer...

Aug 1, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
Simeone Agrees to Five-Year Deal with Italy’s Genoa Cricket and Football Club

Simeone Agrees to Five-Year Deal with Italy’s Genoa Cricket and Football Club

Argentina is bidding arrivederci to Giovanni Simeone… The 21-year-old Argentine soccer player, a striker for Argentina’s Club Atlético River Plate, is set to join Italy’s Genoa Cricket and Football Club, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport...

Aug 1, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
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 »
Bundchen Reportedly Appearing at the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony

Bundchen Reportedly Appearing at the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony

Gisele Bundchen is heading to the Olympics… The 35-year-old Brazilian supermodel has been reportedly awarded an extra special role in the 2016 Summer Olympics, which are being held in her home country. Bundchen will host the opening ceremony at...

Jul 18, 16 • EstiloNo Comments »
Ramos-Vinolas Claims First-Ever ATP Title at the Swedish Open

Ramos-Vinolas Claims First-Ever ATP Title at the Swedish Open

Albert Ramos-Vinolas will always remember Sweden… The 28-year-old Spanish tennis player defeated countryman Fernando Verdasco 6-3 6-4 in the Swedish Open final to win his first ATP World Tour singles title. Ramos-Vinolas, seeded No. 3 in the...

Jul 18, 16 • DeportesNo 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 • Olimpíadas1 Comment »
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 »
Garcia & Kristina Mladenovic Win French Open Women's Doubles Title

Garcia & Kristina Mladenovic Win French Open Women’s Doubles Title

Caroline Garcia is a Grand Slam champion…  The 22-year-old part-Spanish tennis player and her partner Kristina Mladenovic gave the Paris crowd a home victory to cheer as they won the women’s doubles title at the French Open. The French duo,...

Jun 5, 16 • Deportes2 Comments »