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Mary Lou Retton

5 Life Skills The Olympics Can Teach Your Kids

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 04.23.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Of course, scheduling regular family dinners together is an important ingredient for raising well-adjusted children. But after the last two weeks, I also believe the same principle applies to watching the Olympics as a family.

9 Women From Olympics Past Everyone Should Remember

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.30.2014 | Women

Olympics fever is hitting us hard. Between the first ever Olympic women's ski jumping event and the incredible figure skating routines we're anticipat...

Gabby Douglas Won Gold Medals and Looked Great. What Did You Do This Summer?

Michelle Whittaker | Posted 10.13.2012 | Black Voices
Michelle Whittaker

I think that it's time for black America to move past having only one representative. Yes, Gabby Douglas is a young black lady from the US, but she does not, and cannot, represent an entire culture.

WATCH: 6 Olympians Starring In Embarrassing Commercials

Oliver Noble | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

One of the perks of being an Olympic athlete (in addition to all the free condoms) is the possibility of a lucrative commercial contract with globally...

Most Memorable Moments In Olympics History

Posted 07.27.2012 | TV

The London Olympics 2012 is officially underway and we're sure that during this year's events, we'll be watching many triumphant and emotional moments...

The Lovely Leotard Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

When I was younger, I was obsessed with gymnastics. I'd pore over books in the library about my heroes Nadia Comaneci and Mary Lou Retton. I also drea...

How Many Points Would Mary Lou Retton's Perfect-10 Vaults at the 1984 Olympics Receive With the Modern Scoring System and Competitive Level?

Quora | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jason Shen, Co-Founder of Ridejoy, Captain of 2009 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Champion Stanford team Re...

No More Perfect 10s At The Beijing Olympics

New York Times | Juliet Macur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In one of the most memorable moments in Olympic history, the American gymnast Mary Lou Retton received a perfect 10.0 on her vault at the 1984 Los Ang...