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Gabby Douglas Olympics

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Gabby Douglas Opens Up On Faith, Family And Finding Time To Sleep, In New Book

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.01.2013 | Black Voices

If winning two Olympic gold medals and being one of the only African Americans to do it weren't enough of an overachievement, add publishing two books...

WATCH: How Gabby Douglas Got Over The Hair Drama

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.23.2013 | Black Voices

We're still pretty confused as to how Gabby Douglas' history-making performance at the Summer 2012 Olympics turned into a debate about her hair, but w...

WATCH: Gabby Douglas' Easy Solution To That Vexing Lost-Keys Problem

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 04.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

We've all been there. After an exhausting day at work, a cramped subway ride home and the milk that you forgot to pick up, the last thing you want to ...

High School Student Lifts A Record-Breaking 700 Pounds (VIDEO)

Posted 03.29.2013 | Teen

The next time you think your workout feels tough, just think about this guy. Matt Poursoltani -- a senior and football player at Pilot Point High S...

Gabby Douglas Was Told She Needs A Nose Job...Oy!

Th | Patrice Peck | Posted 08.30.2012 | Black Voices

As effortlessly as Olympic champion Gabby Douglas flips, soars, and leaps, her victory certainly did not come as easily. Between Twitter users attacki...

Sneak Peek: Gabby Douglas Appears On 'Oprah's Next Chapter'

Posted 08.27.2012 | Black Voices

Earlier this month gymnast, Gabby Douglas, made Olympic history as she became the first African-American to win a gold medal in the all-around competi...

WATCH: Gabby Gets Glamorous!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.21.2012 | Black Voices

Gabby Douglas' historic Olympic performance has turned her into America's new golden girl. She's on cereal boxes, murals are being painted in her hono...

Gabby Douglas Proves That Gold Really Is Her Color

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas WHAT: The gymnastics star proudly waved as she walked onto "The Tonight Show" earlier this week....

'Fierce Five' Enjoying The Spotlight

AP | SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — They've been on a whirlwind tour since the Olympics – from "Late Night With David Letterman" to the Empire State Building and t...

As the London Olympics Close, Mission Accomplished for Our Military Olympians

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports
Dorian de Wind

Troy Dumais, younger brother of Air Force Captain Justin Dumais -- an alternate military Olympian -- won the bronze medal teamed with Kristian Ipsen in the men's synchronized three-meter springboard final in London.

PHOTOS: Gabby Douglas Honored With Mural In Hometown

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.11.2012 | Sports

-- Gabby Douglas is really big in her hometown. Really big and painted on a wall. The gold-medal-winning gymnast has a giant mural painted in her ...

Danielle Cadet

Bloggers Promote #LoveForGabby

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Cadet | Posted 08.10.2012 | Black Voices

It's pretty safe to say that the world has fallen in love with Gabby Douglas. After helping her team triumph in the women's all-around final, and goin...

Girl Power: Olympics 2012 Edition

K. Sujata | Posted 10.10.2012 | Chicago
K. Sujata

For me, the 2012 Olympics Games represent a step forward in gender equality in sports. I understand much work remains to be done, but this is a time for celebration.

Alyssa Creamer

Gabby Douglas Didn't Get The Big Pitch From Spelman College

HuffingtonPost.com | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.10.2012 | College

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas isn't on the verge of committing to Spelman College -- at least not to the president's knowledge. ...

Gabby Douglas' Hair: Why Is It Such A Big Deal?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.09.2012 | Black Voices

As the controversy surrounding Gabby Douglas' hair drags on, we're left wondering: how did it get to this point? It's still shocking that while Dou...

Why We Love Gabby!

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 10.08.2012 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

There's been a lot of talk about how Gabby will become a new role model for young black girls everywhere. She may even inspire many to take up gymnastics or follow other Olympic dreams. That's great, but I don't think it stops there.

Gabby Douglas' Dad Blamed For Mom's Financial Woes

Posted 08.08.2012 | Black Voices

After Gabby Douglas' disappointing day in an otherwise outstanding Olympics, the golden girl of the games is allegedly discussing her father, Timothy ...

Gabby Douglas' Mom Fires Back At Hair Critics

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Black Voices

The Gabby Douglas hair saga continues and now the Olympian's mom is addressing the haters. The folks over at Fashionista.com snagged an interview ...

WATCH: Fox News Goes After Gabby Douglas

Posted 08.06.2012 | Media

Fox News had one burning question to raise after Gabby Douglas' gold medal performance at the women's gymnastics individual all-around competition in ...

Gabby Douglas Doesn't Know Why Everyone's Talking About Her Hair

AP | Posted 10.05.2012 | Style

LONDON -- Women's gymnastics all-around champion Gabby Douglas likes her hairstyle just fine, thanks. The 16-year-old said Sunday she was a little co...

WATCH: Dominique Dawes Gets Emotional About Gabby Douglas's Win

Posted 08.03.2012 | Black Voices

Before this week's gold-winning performance by the U.S. women's team, only one African-American female had ever earned an Olympic gold medal in gymnas...

Gabby Douglas Trains HOW Many Hours A Week?!

tv | Posted 08.03.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart You've seen her on the covers of Time and Sports Illustrated magazines, and have certainly heard her name-checked in every count...

Twitter Critics Blast Gabby Douglas' Hair

Huffington Post | Michelle Marques | Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices

Gabby Douglas, the 16-year-old 'Flying Squirrel', has made us all proud by helping the USA women's gymnastic team win a Gold medal for the first time ...

'Flying Squirrel' Heading For London

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Now that she's on her way to the Olympics, Gabby Douglas has a new goal. "I'm hoping I can catch an accent," she said. "I've alwa...

Gabby Douglas' Mom Fires Back At Hair Critics

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The Gabby Douglas hair saga continues and now the Olympian's mom is addressing the haters. The folks over at Fashionista.com snagged an interview ...