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Starbucks Athlete Goes for the Gold


Hart, a Starbucks barista and elite dressage competitor, was in the middle of her ride, under the discerning view of competition judges, when she heard a helicopter flying alarmingly low overhead. Out of the corner of her eye, she could see the chopper, which was responding to a nearby automobile accident, landing in a field adjourning the venue’s grandstand. Schroeter’s Romani, the Danish horse Hart had been paired with since 2014, began to show signs of stress. This wasn’t part of the normal routine. “Romani is incredibly talented, but she... Read More »

Monsignor Emery Kabongo Kanundowi from City of the Vatican visit Solidary Foundation in Miami, Florida, USA


Monsignor Emery Kabongo Kanundowi will be visiting Solidary Foundation in tne month of September in Miami, Florida, USA to support his work together with Solidary Foundation in serving the less fortunate people in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Monsignor Emery Kabongo Kanundowi (Bena-Kazadi-Tshikula, July 22, 1940) is a Catholic Archbishop of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Monsignor Emery Kabongo Kanundowi was born in Bena-Kazadi-Tshikula, Democratic Republic of Congo in July 22, 1940. He received priestly ordination in August 15... Read More »

Do the Olympics make economic sense?


In a series of five articles first published by SAPIENS, Besnier and Brownell intervene in several discussions that started during the Games and are still ongoing. In Do the Olympics Make Economic Sense? the authors focus on the socioeconomic tolls on host countries. The IOC makes ambitious claims about non-economic legacies, but most promised outcomes are impossible to measure. Yet, every four years, a major world city takes on the vast financial burden of hosting the Summer Olympic Games. Besnier and Brownell use the anthropological concep... Read More »

First-Time Olympian And Gold Medalist Jimmy Butler To Adorn Gold Medal Edition Boxes Of Kellogg’s® Corn Flakes


"Being featured on a box of Kellogg's cereal is an honor for any athlete," said Jimmy Butler, "My first trip to the Games with Team USA and our gold medal win was a dream come true – I can't think of a better way to commemorate it than with a gold medal edition Corn Flakes box. I'm thrilled that I was able to share my experience in Rio with TeamUSA and my fellow members of Team Kellogg's." The gold medal edition Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal box is available free of charge, while supplies last. Fans can visit Kello... Read More »

Tata Power encourages the Indian Olympic contingent through a unique social media campaign


The objective of the campaign is to catalyse conversations around the Olympics by building awareness and creating excitement around the tournament, thereby, generating mass support for the Indian Olympic squad at Rio. The interactive campaign invites people to share their best wishes through posts (text or images) and videos on Tata Power's social media platforms. Ten best messages from the lot would be shortlisted and shared with the Indian squad at Rio, and would be gifted with vouchers. The campaign is spearheaded by ex-Olympian and Tata ... Read More »

Dive (or run, swim, vault…) into the Olympics with Google Trends


Olympics Trends Hub Throughout the next few weeks, Google Trends will give you a unique view into the games with a new Trends Hub just for the Olympics. There, you’ll be able to see which athletes, events and moments are captivating audiences—and searches—worldwide. For example, which country is searching for beach volleyball the most? Landlocked Switzerland. And the title of most searched grandmother in the world goes to British swimmer Adam Peaty's nan. Here’s some of what you can expect from Trends over the next few weeks: Search ins... Read More »

McDonald’s Olympics Kids Walk With Athletes in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony #friendswin


McDonald's Olympics Kids from 20 countries around the world, represent friendship and unity for children worldwide which are key values of the Olympic Games. The flag bearer of each of the 207 country athlete delegations will be accompanied by a McDonald's Olympics Kid. In addition to walking in the Parade of Nations, theMcDonald's Olympics Kids are experiencing Olympic events and enjoying activities around Rio. Nearly 100 kids, aged 8 to 12 years old, will be participating from 20 countries around the world, including: Argentina, Australia,... Read More »

Youth Football League In Texas


 Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Texas organizes youth football leagues in Texas. Boys aged between 7 and 12 years can participate in these leagues. Playing football helps in lowering the body fat and improving the overall health of children. It also increases the aerobic capacity and enhances the strength as well as flexibility of muscles. The staff at Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Texas is specially trained to provide a playful environment for kids. They aim at inculcating team spirit and improving self-confidence of kids. Football l... Read More »

2016 Olympics Gymnastics Contender Joins Champion Gymnastics & Cheer Coaching Team


(1888 PressRelease) Olympic Contender Caleb Fischle-Faulk and Coach JJ Ross traveled to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Aquece Rio Olympic Test Event and now local gymnasts and cheerleaders can learn from their experiences. Santee, Calif. − After fierce competition at the Aquece Rio Olympic Test Event in Rio de Janeiro, Caleb Fischle-Faulk is coaching up-and-coming gymnasts at Champion Gymnastics & Cheer (CGC) in Santee. "We are thrilled with the addition of Caleb Fischle-Faulk to our coaching team," said Champion Gymnastics & Cheer H... Read More »

Let Google be your guide to Rio de Janeiro


In celebration of the next chapter in Olympics history, we’re bringing the best our products have to offer to help people around the world stay up-to-date with the Olympic Games Rio 2016: Discover the event schedule, medal counts, and athlete information in Search Get results and view TV schedules in 30+ countries Watch official broadcasters’ event highlights on YouTube in 60+ countries Explore Rio and venues in Google Maps Keep up to date with the latest search Trends from around the world On Google, searching for information ab... Read More »

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