Pikachu and Pokémon Friends Named Japan’s World Cup 2014 Team Mascots

Pikachu and Pokémon Friends Named Japan's World Cup 2014 Team Mascots

An amazing announcement was made this past weekend as Japan, in a partnership with Adidas, revealed that their mascots for the 2014 FIFA World Cup would be Pikachu and 10 other Pokémon. The electric mouse and pals will be heading to the football stadium to battle in Brazil for the World’s most prized possession in sports. Find out which other Pokémon made the cut after the break. Continue reading

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2012 Summer Olympic Games – Women’s Gymnastics (Artistic) Results

London 2012 Summer Olympics Womens Gymnastics

Every four years, women’s gymnastics at the Olympics become increasingly emotional and the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games were no exception. The four big powerhouses – Russia, USA, China, and Romania – battled their way to the top. And in the end, these women didn’t just medal, they created ever lasting memories that they will hold on to forever and we will never forget. Continue reading

2012 Summer Olympic Games – Women’s Track & Field Schedule and Results

London 2012 Summer Olympic Games Womens Track and Field

The men aren’t the only ones who can run like the wind. The ladies hold their own in the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games when they compete in 23 distinguishing events in track and field. Many life-changing and touching moments have occurred throughout women’s track and field this year and it is the strength of these women that is so moving. See the schedule and results for the 2012 Olympic Games for women’s athletics after the jump! Continue reading

2012 Summer Olympic Games – Men’s Track & Field Schedule and Results

London 2012 Summer Olympic Games Mens Track and Field

Men’s track and field for the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games is underway. Records will most certainly be beaten this year, especially with all eyes locked on Jamaican Usain Bolt. Anything goes when it comes to men’s athletics; no one is safe and even the best athletes can fall to the underdogs. Athletics opened this Friday, August 3 and will close with the Men’s Marathon on Sunday, August 12. See the full schedule for Men’s track and field here. Continue reading

2012 Summer Olympic Games – Women’s Swimming Results

London 2012 Summer Olympic Games Womens Swimming

Aside from the 10km marathons for both men and women, swimming in the London 2012 Summer Olympic Gameshave come to a close. With records shattered, dreams come true, and surprise performances, this year’s Olympic Games have been pretty phenomenal just within the first week. Missy Franklin and Ruta Meilutyte are just a few of the stunning highlights of this year’s games and you can see them all after the break! Continue reading

2012 Summer Olympic Games – Men’s Swimming Schedule and Results

London 2012 Olympics Michael Phelps

Stating the obvious, Michael Phelps is an aquatic beast. He’s Aquaman. He probably has gills. Entering this year’s London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Michael Phelps came in with an astonishing 16 medals under his speedo. The all-time record of medals received by an Olympian was 18, until Mr. Phelps came along. With 17 swimming events, the men’s competition is more fierce than ever, with everyone gunning for the Americans. Continue reading

2012 Summer Olympic Games – Women’s Volleyball Schedule and Results

London 2012 Summer Olympic Games Womens Volleyball

The United States, Brazil, Russia, and Great Britain who are participating in the men’s volleyball tournament at the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games will have a shot at the gold in the women’s volleyball tournament. The competition is just as tough with Italy, Russia, China, and the United States on top of the groups. But there is still room for Japan, Korea, GB, and Brazil to come back. Continue reading

2012 Summer Olympic Games – Men’s Volleyball Schedule and Results

London 2012 Summer Olympic Games Mens Volleyball

Men’s volleyball began yesterday for the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games with some pretty one-sided victories. Besides Italy losing to Poland 1-3, all the other teams have been able to seal wins in three matches. Volleyball is a very technical game, which holds tons of strategy and physical endurance. It won’t be so easy from here on out. I for one couldn’t dive elbows first into the ground. Preliminary matches will be held until Monday, August 6, check out the full schedule and results after the jump.  Continue reading

2012 Summer Olympic Games – Women’s Football (Soccer) Schedule and Results

London 2012 Summer Olympic Games Women's Soccer Schedule

Soccer isn’t just for the men. As the picture conveys above, these women are willing to drop kick you in the face at a moments notice in order to win. As the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games move forward we are headed this week into the final first round of women’s football. Team USA is sitting very pretty up top alongside Brazil and Great Britain, but there are still a few contenders vying for those quarterfinal spots.  Continue reading

2012 Summer Olympic Games – Men’s Football (Soccer) Schedule and Results

London 2012 Olympic Games Mens Football Schedule

The 2012 London Olympics Games are here! Although the games have begun, I felt it necessary to still post a few schedules up of some of the most highly anticipated events that we’ll all be looking for. Football, futból, or soccer as we yanks like to call it has already seen its fair share of upsets and we’re only in the first round. There are still four more rounds to go, who will come up on top?! Continue reading