Jesse Owens

James Cleveland “Jesse” Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist.

Owens specialized in the sprints and the long jump and was recognized in his lifetime as “perhaps the greatest and most famous athlete in track and field history”. 221 more words

Booming Entertainment Industries Along The Atlantic Ocean ...

Booming entertainment industries along the Atlantic Ocean frontage beaches are drawing attention to tourists and participates who may be looking forward to the 2016 Olympics games. 236 more words


August 5 Marks Two-Year Countdown To Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Shutterstock)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Olympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Tuesday, Aug. 1,310 more words


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Four years after dropping out of the race in Athens, Radcliffe at least managed to make it to the finish in a time of 2 hours and 32mn 38sec but had to admit she had attempted the impossible after so little training. 114 more words


London take over Paris

I recently read an article about how tourist behave and what destinations they prefers. I just found out that London is now the most visited city in the world, before Paris. 294 more words

Thanks to Omega, the Olympics are always on time

Continual improvements in timing equipment help to minimize human error in the Olympic Games——Emily Fiorini, 2014

Omega is much more than a watch company — it has played a major role in sporting events, too. 289 more words