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Say goodnight London, the party is over. The 2012 Olympics have had their closing ceremonies and Elvis... I mean the Spice Girls have left the building. There were so many interesting stories in this last week of the Olympics, let's take a look at some of them...
We are over the half way mark for the 2012 Olympics in London and there are so many stories to talk about, Kidzworld would have to buy a second website to tell you all about them. Why don't we just pick a few of them and maybe that will satisfy your Olympic appetite.
There have been so many great sporting events on TV this year, you’re probably either a couch potato, or inspired to get out and play. One way or another, we’re all having a lot of fun this summer in the sports world. Let’s check out what August has to offer.
The Olympics are so much FUN!!! New events every four years, world records broken, and miracle athletes overcoming huge obstacles... it's just amazing to see how far the Olympics will take these athletes to new levels. But have you ever wondered where it all began? To understand how far athletes can go forwards, let's rewind and see how far the athletes have come. Let's look at the History of the Olympics.
There are so many sports going on at the Summer Olympics, it's actually a tough decision to pick and choose which events you want to watch. However, if you know some of the most exciting athletes, you might have an easier time with your decision. Here are the Top 10 Athletes to watch at the 2012 Olympics in London:
The Olympic torch has hit British soil and is heading up to London sceduled to arrive on July 27th, 2012 to open the Summer Olympic Games. Athletes from 205 nations have also arrived in England and we're all waiting the Opening Ceremonies. Who will break the Olympic Records? Who will be named the fastest in the World? Are you ready? Let's preview the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Roger Federer set a few world records in tennis this weekend after defeating the hometown favorite Andy Murray in the Wimbleton Finals in 4 sets. Even though he has slowed down winning grand slams since Novak Djokovic entered the #1 ranking, it's safe to say that Roger is going to break most of the Tennis World records.
Spain has won the 2012 Eurocup by beating Italy 4-0. Just like the World Cup, every 4 years, the countries try to qualify for this tournament, but of course only European countries participate. But since you could say that the European countries are the best soccer teams in the World, with exception to Brazil and Argentina, Spain definitely proved that they are still the #1 team to beat.
McKayla Maroney was inspired to take gymnastics from watching the movie “Tarzan” when she was 2 years old. She started jumping around on her feet and hands wherever she went. Who knew that one day she would be jumping around for a Gold Medal at the Olympics.
Lee Kiefer is an American star female fencer and she's headed to the 2012 Olympics in London. So what chance does she have to get the Gold Medal for the USA since the sport is primarily dominated by the Europeans? Actually, pretty good! She has been turning everyone's head and some say she is the best fencer they have ever seen. Let's find out how she became such a ferocious fencer!
The Miami Heat have defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 4 games to 1 with a 121 - 106 victory in front of their home crowd to bring Miami it's second NBA title. So the long awaited question has been answered... Lebron James can finally be recognized as the best player in basketball.
The Olympics only happen every 4 years, so it's pretty exciting to watch all the best of the best athletes in the World. Here are the Top 10 Summer Olympic Sports.
The Los Angeles Kings are the new Stanley Cup Champions defeating the New Jersey Devils in 6 games with a 6-1 win. The Kings' overall record was 16-4, the 2nd best finish by any NHL team ever. Pretty good for a team that has never won a Stanley Cup in their 45-year existence.
The 2012 NBA Finals are set to begin on Tuesday, June 12 and what a great showdown it will be between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Oklahoma has the home-court advantage, but does it really matter? It seems like whoever has the best player is going to win. Here is the NBA Finals Preview.
It’s June and everyone is probably glued to the TV watching NHL and NBA playoffs as they get closer to the Championship Final Game, but what about everything else that is going on. Here is Kidzworld’s preview to all the big sports events happening in June!
The play-by-play commentary is one of the most exciting parts about watching a sports game, and one day you could be the voice behind the microphone. Here’s Kidzworld’s guide to becoming a professional sports broadcaster!
The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals begin tonight between the Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils. This is pretty exciting for the LA Kings because they have never won the Stanley Cup and they are looking pretty good right now, and most people are picking them to win.
The San Antonio Spurs have tied the record for the longest winning streak, 19 games, kept alive in the NBA Playoffs and they have become the most feared team amongst the remaining four in the Conference Finals.
Most professional athletes make ridiculous amounts of money, and a lot of them give some of that money to charity. More importantly, they use their celebrity status to create awareness for these charities so that millions of other people help out. So which athletes have raised the most awareness and funds for charity? The results are in... here are the Top 10 Sports Philanthropists.
A celebrity sighting at a professional sports game is not a rare thing, but sometimes you can count on certain celebrities to be at every game. No matter how much these celebrities try to stay away from the paparazzi, they can't resist their team pride. Here are the Top 10 Celebrity Sports Fans