The Olympics is so much more than a gold medal, a 30-second run or 10 laps in the pool -- it's about individuals reaching their goals because of hard work and determination.
I believe that no other team in the world works as well together as the American team did this year at the Olympics.
The images of two strong, courageous young Saudi women athletes will forever exist as part of Saudi history. If you listen to the voices of the women interviewed herein, you can hear that a bell of hope and expectation has been rung.
I just left London and it is a city enjoying the glorious feeling of a job well done by the citizens who hosted the Games of the XXX Olympiad.
They both start with the letter "O." That is where the similarities begin and end between Obama and the Olympics. For 16 glorious days, every four ye...
In reflecting on this summer, the two stories that will stick with me most clearly are the London Summer Olympics and the "having it all" debate that has stimulated so much conversation.
This Olympics, I wanted to cry with Lolo Jones when she came in fourth, hug Jordyn Wieber when she lost, scream with Carmelita Jeter when her and her team broke the world record.
With some of the most diverse history in the world, the region is packed full of options.
Seeing athletes being able to pursue their dreams and be at the top of their sport in their 50's and beyond is so inspiring.
The Martin Luther King marching band lit up the park and captured the spirit and mood of the 2012 London Olympic games. We in the UK only get to see things like this on TV or in movies, so for us this was an absolute treat!
If a job seeker exhibit the drive, determination and work ethic of a champion but happens to lack sufficient experience, hiring managers should take the time to train and teach these candidates. In the long run, the payoff will be well worth it.
What appears to have been the last American Dream Team sure gave us a lot of entertainment. But now that it's all over it's time to wrap up and see what we learned.
Michael Phelps has more medals than Uganda. I am happy for his success, but his many medals do not compare to a single medal won for a small eastern African nation that suffered under Idi Amin, was torn apart by HIV/AIDs, and ravaged by war.
Years ago, (naturally, way before my time) painting, drawing, sculpture, music, literature, and architecture were all a part of the Olympics, and all categories in which competitors could take home a medal.
Staying loose requires emotional regulation, especially if you're a perfectionist. If you want to boost your cognitive performance, simply tell yourself that you are fully prepared.
The United States is almost unique in the world in the emphasis and attention placed upon our collegiate teams, especially in football and basketball.