Sochi 2014 Year of Music Concludes in Sochi With All Russian Youth Orchestra Concert
November 28, 2012
Youth Orchestra ★ Sochi 2014 ★ Olympics ★ Musicians ★ Music News
Sochi, Russia--26 November--The Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad Year of Music will conclude with a debut concert by the newly created All-Russian Youth Orchestra. The concert will take place as part of the Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad and will be conducted by Sochi 2014 Ambassador, Yuri Bashmet. Read More...
Team USA Athletes Support Superstorm Sandy Victims
November 21, 2012
Athletes ★ Superstorm Sandy ★ Charity ★ YMCA ★ Sports News
On brink of giving season, Team USA athletes show support for local communities, Superstorm Sandy victims through Team for Tomorrow.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, Team USA athletes are saying thanks and giving back. U.S. Olympians and Paralympians have teamed up as part of Team for Tomorrow, a program encompassing Team USA's humanitarian relief efforts, to volunteer in their local communities, including those affected by Superstorm Sandy in the northeastern United States. Activities include athlete visits to YMCAs across the country as well as donations to disaster relief efforts. Read More...
(Photo courtesy of TEAMUSA.ORG)
Sept. 14, 2012
U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Celebrate London 2012 With a White House Visit
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed more than 400 members of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams to visit the White House today. The post London 2012 Games celebratory meeting was held on the South Lawn. Read More...
With the 2012 Presidential Election less than three months away, Life of a Rock Star™ loves to see celebrities encourage voter participation. It’s important to Rock the Vote!
“LOS ANGELES - August 20, 2012- Olympic gold medalist, Ryan Lochte was spotted in a women's neon Junk Food "Scan to Vote" tank top this past weekend at the Junk Food #Scantovote party in Las Vegas. Read More...
The USA Daily (Official Newsletter of the USA Olympic Team) reports, “The London 2012 Olympic Games marked a record-breaking campaign for the United States, which collected more gold medals than ever before on foreign soil. With 104 total medals won – including 46 golds, 29 silvers and 29 bronzes – the U.S. led the medal count for the fifth straight Games, dating back to 1996. The 46 golds were the most for the U.S. in a non-boycotted Games since 1904 and put the Americans atop the gold-medal chart for the first time since Athens.” Read More...
August 10, 2012-- United States Olympic committee today announced that fellow members of Team USA had voted for Bryshon Nellum--whom fought all odds just to make the team--to represent the United States and carry the U.S. flag during the Closing Ceremonies in the London 2012 Games. Read More...
(photo credit: Flickr: Team USA)
July 31, 2012 -- “Spectators at the Aquatics Centre witnessed drama and history on Day 4 as Michael Phelps became the all-time most decorated Olympic athlete, while Ye Shiwen claimed a second title.” Read the full story here via London2012.com
No doubt an exciting day for Team USA Swim! And…if this video doesn’t make you smile…nothing ever will. Check out this Team USA Olympics Swim music video of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” ---> Read More...
Today, Lenox Lewis spoke in London at a press conference about what it is like to be an Olympic athlete, representing your country and just the fun of trading pins and being in the Olympic village.
Tonight the USOC has announced that Mariel Zagunis will carry the U.S. Flag into the Opening Ceremonies, a huge honor for the athlete Read More...