Saturday, December 21, 2013

2013 CrossFit Games

Highlights of the 2013 Crossfit Games

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Barcelona 2013 15th FINA World Championships


Day 9

Day 7

Monday, October 7, 2013

Alvaro Morata

Alvaro Morata is a striker for Real Madrid. He signed with his current team in 2008, and debuted in the first team in 2010.

The Spaniard also plays for his country internationally, having participated in U17 2009 FIFA World Cup in Nigeria.

Born: October 23, 1992 in Madrid, Spain 
Height: 6'3" 
Weight: 181 lbs 
Social Media: Twitter, Facebook

Career Highlights
  • debuted in U21 at the 2013 European Championships 
  • Golden Boot Award, UEFA European U19 Championship
  • Golden Boot Award, UEFA European U21 Championship 
  • scored his first goal with Real Madrid in November 11, 2012, in a match vs. Levante.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Rafael Nadal Wins the US Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic in the finals of the last Grand Slam of the year. The 27-year old won in four sets, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. This is his second US Open singles titles and 13th Grand Slam overall. He also won another Grand Slam in 2013, in Roland Garros. With 13 GS titles, Nadal moves up behind Federer (17) and Sampras (14) on the all-time Grand Slam singles title list.

So far the 2013 season is superb for Nadal, having reached the finals of 12 events, winning 10, including consecutive hard court titles in Montreal and Cincinnati. 

Monday, July 8, 2013

Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon

Andy Murray became the first British male tennis player to win in Wimbledon in 77 years, beating world no. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4.

Djokovic interview after the match

Murray's road to the final 

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Federer Out of Wimbledon

In a weird third day of Wimbledon, defending champion Roger Federer lost in his second-round match against a guy who did not even qualify in Eastbourne last week, Sergiy Stakhovsky, losing 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 7-6.

Federer followed Rafael Nadal's first round exit on Monday, which opened the draw for Andy Murray.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez is a tight end for the New England Patriots. Hernandez used to play for the University of Florida in college, from 2007 to 2009, after which he was drafted by the Patriots in 2010. He played for the Patriots until 2012.

Hernandez was arrested on June 26, 2013 due to an undermined connection to a murder investigation.

Born: November 6, 1989 in Bristol, Connecticut
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 245 lbs

Social Media:

Career Highlights:

  • Signed the largest signing bonus ever for an NFL tight-end in 2012, worth $12.5 million
  • Awarded Pepsi Rookie of the Week, 2010
  • BCS National Championship, 2009
  • John Mackey Award, 2009

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Amazing Rafa

Rafael Nadal made history today by willing his eighth Roland Garros trophy, beating David Ferrer, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. It is the first time that one man has won a Grand Slam event eight times. Nadal now owns an astounding 59-1 record in 9 tournaments of the French Open, his only loss coming from Robin Soderling in 2009.

Nadal defeated rival Novak Djokovic in the semifinals, winning in five sets, while Ferrer reached his first Grand Slam final by defeating Jo-Wilfred Tsonga

In the men's doubles, the Bob and Mike Bryan won their second Roland Garros trophy, defeating the French duo Nicolas Mahut and Michael Llora. It is the Bryan brothers' 14 Grand Slam crown.


Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker is the forward/midfielder of Carlton Football Club of the Australian Football League.

Aside from playing football, Walker is a member of a band called Number One Draft Pick. He plays the drums. 

Born: May 18, 1986 in Echuca, Victoria
Height: 1.89 m
Weight: 90 kg
Social Media:


Career Highlights:
  • No. 2 draft pick in 2003
  • 150 career games, 115 career points 
  • Club Top Goalkicker, 2011
  • Pre-season Premiership player, 2007
  • nominee, AFL Rising Star 2006 

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Adrien Tambay

Adrien Tambay is a French car racing driver. Currently he is part of the Audi Sport Team competeing in German Touring Car Masters (DTM, Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters), in Germany. 

He previously raced in Formula BMW, Formula 3, Auto GP and GP3. 

His dad was former F1 race driver Patrick Tambay 

Born: February 25, 1991 in Paris, France 
Height: 1.81 meters 
Weight: 69 kg 
Social Media: 

Career Highlights
  • DTM best finish in 2012: 10th
  • Raced for the Charouz-Gravity Racing team in Auto GP 
  • Won a race in GP3 
  • Drives an Audi A5 DTM

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Sebastiaan Verschuren

Sebastiaan Verschuren is a Dutch swimmer. He specializes in although he competes in other events as well. He is a member of the Dutch London 2012 Olympic team. 

Born: October 7, 1988 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
Height: 6'4 
Weight: 83 KG 
Social Media: 

Career Highlights: 
  • 5th, 100m freestyle final, London 2012 Olympics 
  • 7th, 4x100m medley final, London 2012 Olympics
  • bronze, 200-m freestyle, 2010 European Championships 
  • bronze, 4x100m medley, 2010 European Championships

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Sam Warburton

Sam Warburton is a Welsh rugby union player. He was named captain for the Wales team in the 2011 World Cup. He was captain for the Welsh U18, U19, and U20 teams as well. 

He plays as an openside flanker for the Cardiff Blues. He previously played for the Glamorgan Wanderers.

Born: October 5, 1988 in Cardiff, Wales

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 106 kg

Career Highlights:

  • Youngest World Cup captain
  • Named Player of the Tournament during the 2011 World Cup
  • International caps: 36, won: 16
  • Captain for the Wales 2012 Six Nations team 

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Matt Jarvis

Matt Jarvis is an English football player, playing as a winger for the English Premier League team West Ham United. He previously played for Wolverhampton Wanderers (2007-12) and Gillingham (2003-07). He transfered to West Ham after a 10.75 million-pound offer.

Born: May 22, 1986 in Middlesbrough, England
Height: 5'7" 
Weight: 159 lbs 
Social Media:

Career Highlights
  • Debuted to the England squad in 2011, in a friendly against Ghana 
  • 2011 Supporters' Player of the Season award
  • 2011 Players' Player of the Season award
  • first Wolverhampton Wanderers player to play as an England international since 1990
  • appeared in 239 career games, with 32 goals in total (as of 2013)

Friday, April 5, 2013

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Real Madrid vs Manchester United in Champions League

Real Madrid defeated Manchester United in the last 16 of 2013 Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric scored one each for the Spanish side, while Sergio Ramos scored an own goal to give the English side a point.

Real Madrid advanced to the semifinals on 3-2 aggregate. 

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Real Madrid Beats Barcelona in Clasico

Sergio Ramos was the hero in Real Madrid's win over FC Barcelona in the lastest El Clasico match between the two La Liga rivals. Ramos scored in the 83rd minute, putting Real ahead after Lionel Messi scored an equalizer in the 18th minute. Karim Benzema also scored for Real Madrid.

This is the second defeat of Barcelona to Real in a space of five days.

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick is a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. in 2013 he led his team to its first Super Bowl since 1994.

Kaepernick was also drafted by the Major League Baseball in 2009 but he opted to continue  play football for his college team instead. In 2011 he was drafted to the NFL

Born: November 3, 1987 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Height: 6'4"

Weight: 230 lbs
Social Media:

Career Highlights:

  • Played for the Nevada Wolf Pack in college
  • Also played baseball during college
  • Fifth player in NCAA history to pass for 2,000 yards
  • Elevated to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2010
  • In 2012 season, helped his team advance to the finals of the Super Bowl XLVII, losing to Baltimore Ravens

Friday, February 15, 2013

Pistorius Charged

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was charged with murder in connection with the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Guillaume Gillet

Guillaume Gillet is a midfielder for the Belgian football team Anderlecht. 

Born: March 9, 1984 in Liege, Belgium
Weight: 169 lbs
Height: 6'1"
Position: midfielder

Career Highlights:
  • played for the clubs RFC Liege (2002-04), Vise (2004-05), Eupen (2005-06), Gent (2006-08) and Anderlecht (2008-present) so far in his career
  • plays for the Belgium national team, debuting in 2007
  • played for the Belgian U21 team in 2006-07

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Super Bowl 2013 Preview

The Big Easy gets ready for match between San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Thom Evans

Thom Evans is a retired international rugby union player. The Scottish fullback last played for the Glasgow Warriors in the Magners League. He retired at age 24, after he injured his neck in a collision with a player during a Six Nations game in Feb 2010.

He and his brother Max appeared in the 2010 Dieux du Stade calendar. He was also a member of a pop group Twen2y4Se7en, which toured in 2004. Evans, who is now a model, is dating actress Kelly Brook.

Born: April 2, 1985 in Harare, Zimbabwe 
Height: 6'0" 
Weight: 91 kg 

Career Highlights: 

  • played for London Wasps, 2004-2006 
  • played fo Glasgow Warriors, 2006-2010, with 60 caps 
  • played for the Scotland national team, 2008-2010 - represented England at U16, U18 and U21 level