Day 1 + 2 at the London Olympics!
@SportsBata ..nuff said
#LondonOlympics2012 As teams representing their countries w/ their flags were introduced at the Opening Ceremony on Friday, a mysterious woman walked along with #TeamIndia! It sort of reminded everyone of the fear that goes along with triumph, spirit, and intrigue of the #Olympics! Check out the Medal count for Day 1 (Saturday), #FoxSports Day 1 pics, #NYDailyNews Day 1 pics, and Full 17-day #Olympic TV schedule! The US Women’s Soccer team beat Columbia 3-0 and moved to the quarterfinals on Saturday; Abby Wambach took a shot to the face, and took the record for goals in the #Olympics! US Women’s basketball beat Croatia on Saturday; check out the #highlight video!
“I was so ready to go as fast as I could,” said Neal, a rising senior at the Convent of the Sacred Heart on the Upper East side. She trains at Asphalt Green, a pool located nearby.
“Even people that I don’t know have been cheering for me,” she said. – nydailynews
#NYAthletesGoForGold: Lia Neal, the 17-year old swimmer out of Flatbush #BK helped #USA to a Bronze medal in the 4×100 Medley relay, last night! #SouthBronx gymnist John Orozco helped #TeamUSA to the top spot in the qualification round, last night! Two of the NY fencers were bounced out early with bad showings on Saturday. Also Check out the #official #LondonOlympics2012 Gold medal right above!
#LochteFirstUSGold #PhelpsSinks On Saturday is when the games began! U.S. Swimmer Michael Phelps (16-time Gold Medalist) fell out of contention (4th place) in the 400M Individual Medley, but teammate Ryan Lochte stepped up and stole the first U.S. Gold medal for the #LondonOlympics2012! #Lochte tried to wear diamond grillz on the podium, but the #Olympic committee wouldn’t allow it! His version looked more like a kid with braces lol (pic above), but I suppose he is trying to fit in with the latest trends. Full #Olympic Swimming schedule
#USA 1st GOLD courtesy of Ryan Lochte. Congrats. We LOVE you!!!
On Saturday, #USA Serena Williams beat #Serbia Jelena Jankovic, 6-3 6-1 for the first round of Women’s Tennis!
#RhodesOlympicGoldRecord The second #USA Gold medal was awarded on Sunday morning to Kimberly Rhodes. She won the Skeet Shooting individual Gold medal, and also became the first American to individual-sport medal in five consecutive Olympics!
#VollmerSetsWorldRecord U.S. Olympic swimmer, Dana Vollmer, set a world-record (55.98 seconds) in the 100-meter Butterfly, Sunday afternoon! She is the first female swimmer to get under 56 seconds in the Olympics for the event. Also, 16-year old American teen Ariel Hsing upset 1983 world champion Ni Xia Lian of Luxembourg on Sunday to reach the third round in Olympic table tennis. Full #Olympic Swimming schedule
#TeamUSA basketball crushed France, 98-71, in the Preliminary Round at the Olympic Basketball Arena, Sunday morning! The place was packed as fans from all over the world who wanted to the see #TeamUSA super-athletes in real life! Kevin Durant threw down team-high 22 points and nine boards, #KingJames had nine points and eight assists, and NY Knicks’ Tyson Chandler finished with eight points and nine boards! Check out #Lebron full-court pass on video below! #TeamUSA Basketball #Olympic schedule
#Lebron pass to KD for the slam: