Sports

Winter Olympics 2014

Winter Olympics 2014

The first Winter Olympic Games took place in Chamonix, France in 1924 with sixteen nations participating in thirteen events in five sports. This year at the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia (February 6 to February 23, 2014) there …[Continue]

Summer Olympics 2012

Summer Olympics 2012

The Games of the XXX Olympiad will be held in London, UK, July 27 to August 12, 2012. London defeated Moscow, New York, Madrid and Paris, becoming the first city to have hosted the Games three times. Previous years were …[Continue]

Winter Olympics 2010

Winter Olympics 2010

The first Winter Olympic Games took place in Chamonix, France in 1924 with sixteen nations participating in thirteen events in five sports. This year in Vancouver, Canada (from February 12 to February 28, 2010) there will be athletes from eighty-two …[Continue]

Summer Olympics 2008

Summer Olympics 2008

The Games of the XXIX Olympiad will be held in Beijing, China August 8 to August 24, 2008. According to Wikipedia, 10,500 athletes are expected to compete in 302 events and twenty-eight sports. It will the first Olympics to be …[Continue]

Outdoor Games

Outdoor Games

The weather is great. Turn off that computer and go play outside. Today’s web picks feature hundreds of games to play by yourself, with just a few friends, or with your entire scout troop or classroom. Whether you are looking …[Continue]

Winter Olympics 2006

Winter Olympics 2006

The first Winter Olympic Games took place in Chamonix, France in 1924 with sixteen nations and five sports. This year in Torino (or Turin in English) Italy, February 10 to February 26, there will more than 2500 athletes from eighty-five …[Continue]

Olympic Games Athens 2004

Olympic Games Athens 2004

On August 13, 2004 the XXVIII Olympiad will begin in Athens, Greece, the 776 BCE birthplace of the original games and host of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. This year, nearly 10,500 athletes will compete in twenty-eight sports, …[Continue]

Baseball

Baseball

Other than games played by my own kids, I am not known as huge sports fan. But over the years, baseball has won me over. Encouraged by my daughter (the biggest baseball fan in our house) I have come to …[Continue]

Going to the Beach

Going to the Beach

It’s summertime and for those of us on the coasts, this means beach time. Today’s selections are a potpourri of beach topics, from sand castles to surfing, beach cams to beach safety. Don’t forget your sunscreen and sun hat, and …[Continue]

Winter Olympics 2002

The first Winter Olympic Games took place in Chamonix, France in 1924 with sixteen nations participating in thirteen events in five sports. This year in Park City, Utah (from February 8 to February 24) there will be athletes from at …[Continue]