When Olympic skeleton driver Noelle Pikus-Pace zoomed face-down on her sled to the finish line of a frozen track, then realized her time was fast enough to win a silver medal, she blew off reporters, photographers and microphones. She had to find her family first.
It's OK to be unapologetically awesome.
More women in sports means better public health all round, and will help to ensure that women can thrive and gain equality with men. Luckily, as the Olympics revealed, the determination of many women to succeed, in sports -- and in other realms, too -- is stronger than ever.
I'm certainly glad that Gabby used her platform to shed light on racial bullying. Perhaps it will persuade others to do the same. Yes, it's 2012 and racial bullying, still happens.
Before the sun sets on the summer of 2012 - we wanted to take a look back at some of its more interesting happenings. From Gabby and Serena's awesome athletic exploits to our president navigating the murky waters of country-running...
The achievements of women during London 2012 help to make the case for unleashing the potential of women and girls around the world -- a testament to the need for greater participation by females in all fields, from business to politics to health.
Here are five tips that athletes, brands and you should follow to improve your online profiles and dominate the search engine results page.
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Virtually every major story, from the Olympics, to college sports, to professional leagues has been shaped by legal principles studied in the first year of law school.
We can't all be Olympians but we can identify and strive for our personal best and maintain our convictions and faith as well. They all share a sense of conviction, focus, passion, and self-confidence that makes them soar.
The stories behind gold medal triumphs are always front and center on the Olympic stage, celebrating hard work, dedication, and courage, and inspiring millions. But this year, there's a different gold medal tale that has gone untold.
The London Olympics were a smashing success. While there was some disappointment at the lack of revenue raised during the games -- that perspective will be short term. These Olympics have left an indelible impression on millions around the world.
Ryan Lochte is about one more bad cameo away from losing my respect. And he's not alone in the pool.
Now that the awe-inspiring London 2012 Olympics are over and we're done celebrating the amazing physical performances of Gabby Douglas, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, and so many others from around the world... We go back to our normal lives. But should we?
The presence of people of African descent on numerous teams across the globe is an open invitation to explore historic and contemporary migration patterns - both voluntary and involuntary - to broaden our perspectives about the world around us.
Wednesday's results show featured Nick Cannon sharing his hosting duties with gold medalist Gabby Douglas, a delightful appearance by musical duo Karmin, YouTube comedian Randall "The Honey Badger Whisperer" and a short "Day in the Life of Howard Stern" feature that made me wonder when the man sleeps.