2012 Summer Olympics News
Olympics news continues to heat up the wire. . .Can 2012 Olympics gold medal hopeful Ryan Lochte continue to out swim Michael Phelps for Olympic gold or, did Lochte show his cards too soon? With Phelps being such a phenomenal athlete and consummate competitor, it seems likely that he would dial back his trial performance a smidge so he can surprise his frenemy with a secret reserve of power and speed. Can Phelps repeat his 2008 Olympic glory? Stay tuned to find out as the greatest swimmers from around the world take to the pool in a few weeks as the 2012 Summer Olympics get underway July 28th.
Say it aintâ€™s so Becks! The UK Soccer Team snubbed David Beckham, soccer wonder and one of Englandâ€™s best-known assets. Many say that Becks wasnâ€™t invited to join the Team England soccer club because heâ€™s just too old to be competitive, which seems ridiculous considering heâ€™s one of MLSâ€™s star players, heâ€™s only 37 and he spearheaded Englandâ€™s efforts to bring the Summer Olympic Games to London in 2012. Total snub but Becks is taking it in stride and he even threw his weight behind supporting his homeland. It takes a true gentleman to not cry foul at such at such an egregious slap in the face and David Beckham has shown millions around the world what it truly means to be a good sport.
In other Team USA news, the US Soccer Team is gearing up to kick it hard in London this year. The U.S. Womenâ€™s soccer team continues to firm up their game. Look for strong players like Amy Rodriguez and Alex Morgan to light up the Olympic field in London at the 2012 Summer Games. If you want to support Team USA Soccer in style, we have a selection of Olympics t-shirts and US Soccer jerseys that are up to the challenge.
Other notable mentions in US Olympic newsâ€”following a contentious 2012 NBA Finals series, Americaâ€™s best basketball players are coming together in search of Olympic glory on the US Basketball team. Now that King James has his NBA Champs crown, will that be enough of a confidence boost he needs to bring a little extra game to the hardwood on his quest for Team USA Olympic gold? Only time will tell if the Dream Team 2012 edition has the chops to claim the gold but, with a roster that includes basketball greats like Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant, all eyes will undoubtedly be on Team USA Basketball this summer to see if they can bring home a winner.
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