By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/02/2009 - 13:30
It was a close battle between Madrid and Rio de Janeiro as the final vote neared, but the International Olympic Committee announced today that Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 09/29/2009 - 12:39
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is going up against President Obama in an effort to convince the International Olympic Committee to see things his way. Both leaders will be in Copenhagen, Denmark this Friday in an effort to convince the committee that their respective cities—Rio for Lula, and Chicago for Obama—would serve as the best host of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Other cities in the running include Madrid and Tokyo.
By smundhra | 08/13/2008 - 08:19
She may have traded red carpets and wild parties for time at home with her daughter Honor Marie and husband Cash Warren, but Jessica Alba has been anything but bored. "I don't know about you all but Cash and I have been glued to the Olympics," she wrote on her MySpace blog, titled "What an Amazing Opening Ceremony!"
"How amazing was the opening ceremony?!?" she continued. "I still don't know how they coordinated 2008 people to move in perfect sync."