Posted July 29, 2012 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Day 1 + 2 at the London Olympics!

Michelle Obama hugs NY Knicks’ C Tyson Chandler as they prepare to take on France on Sunday morning. USA beat France 98-71.

@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!

Brooklyn’s Lia Neal (second from r.) shows off her bronze medal with 4×100 teammates Missy Franklin (l.), Jessica Hardy and Allison Schmitt (r.) on the podium.

“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!!!

First Lady Michelle Obama and former US Gold Gymanist Domique Dawes watch Serena Williams work her magic on the court.

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

Kevin Durant, NY Tyson Chandler, and Kobe celebrate, as France NBA Tony Parker looks on.

#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: