Latest On Beijing Olympics

  • The Michael Phelps Diet

    The Olympic swimmer who won his 3rd Gold medal at Beijing claims he eats a 12,000-calorie-a-day diet of pasta and pizza. His message is basically: eat like a pregnant woman, and you’ll win Olympic gold. Next thing we know, he’ll be announcing an endorsement of those weird new pasta dishes they have at Pizza Hut. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 5 years ago 1 response

  • Joey Cheek

    China revokes an Olympic skater’s visa because he co-founded Team Darfur, which raises awareness about human rights violations in the Sudan (one of China’s allies). China is already breaking its promises about allowing free expression and dissent. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 5 years ago

  • Jessica Hardy

    American Jessica Hardy is a world-record-holding swimmer who may be ineligible for the 2008 Olympics after testing positive for clenbuterol, a stimulant. Hardy’s doping ban from the 2008 Olympic games leaves 41-year-old Dara Torres and Megan Jendrick as the only American participants in two events. Read More ›

    Blanca 5 years ago respond

  • Dara Torres

    The oldest female Olympic swimmer makes an amazing comeback after 7 years of retirement, as well as a pregnancy. Update: She wins silver to become the oldest swimming medalist in history. Update: She wins two more silver to finish the games! At 41-years-old, Dara Torres not only qualified for the Olympics but she also managed to break the American record in the process. Now she is the new idol and inspiration for millions middle aged Americans. I guess there is life after 40! Who knew? View Image ›

    Peggy Wang 5 years ago respond