It would be foolish to deny that Usain Bolt is a sports phenom. The Jamaican track star holds the title of the fastest man in the world, grabbed two gold medals at the Summer Olympics in London, and is never shy about showcasing his self-confidence. The fact that Bolt can command the attention of a […]
Gabby Douglas is the youngster that’s been garnering the brunt of headlines for her Olympic feats, but boxer Claressa Shields is another teen deserving of recognition. The Michigan native grabbed the gold medal Thursday (Aug. 9) in a 19-12 victory against Nadezda Torlopova of Russia. At just 17-year-old, Shields dominated her 33-year-old opponent during the bout. […]
For the second day in a row Gabby Douglas clocked a not-so-medal worthy performance at the Summer Olympics. Douglas slipped off the balance beam Tuesday (Aug. 7), ending her chances at getting another medal. Douglas lost her shot at more Olympic gold, when her foot slipped causing her to fall, but catching herself before hitting […]
Now that Gabby Douglas is an Olympic gold-medalist two times over, she can help her mother settle her financial debt. According to TMZ, Natalie Hawkins filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy earlier in the year, stating that of her $116,707.10 in assets, she had $79,754.14 in unpaid bills.
Michael Phelps is already the most decorated Olympian of all time with 21 medals to his name, but he also has major love for Lil Wayne, so much so that he gave him a shout out. After winning a gold medal in the 200-meter IM race Thursday (Aug. 2), the swimmer gave props to Weezy […]
Gabby Douglas has become the pride of the Olympics for winning two gold medals, one with her teammates, and the second for her solo competition, Thursday (July 2). The win, put the 16-year-old in the record books as the first Black woman to snag an individual gymnastics title, and only the fourth U.S. woman to […]