Tag : Olympics
Shawn Johnson gave a touching narrative of her encounter with God when she was practicing for 2012 Olympics, after which she decided to quit from the games on June 3rd the same year.
Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaiian Surfing Legend Remembered in Google Doodle: How Did He Affect Lives of ASP Champs Mick Fanning and Julian Wilson?
Google celebrated Hawaiian hero Duke Kahanamoku’s 125th birthday in a Doodle on Monday, Aug. 24. Kahanamoku was a five-time Olympic medalist in swimming. The Honolulu native is credited with introducing the sport of surfing to nations around the world beyond its birthplace, Hawaii. Gabby Douglas completed high school on Thursday, June 11. She graduated from Oak Park high school along with actress Zendaya in California. Douglas is a 19-year-old Olympic gold medalist. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy spoke before the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) on Monday to submit a bid for Rome to host the upcoming 2024 Olympics. Renzi’s announcement came as a surprise since Italy is currently facing various economic issues.