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2012 - The Year Of The Twitter Olympics
2012-08-14 08:28:04

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The 2012 London Olympics was built up as the “Twitter Olympics,” and it certainly did not disappoint. Many athletes tweeted after winning medals, while numerous fans mentioned athletes (sometimes not so kindly) during the Games. Twitter said that users sent over 150 million tweets during the Olympics´ 16-day run. American athletes, such as Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Gabby Douglas, were among the leaders in...

2012-08-02 23:00:26

Effortless Swimming Head Coach Brenton Ford says the Ian Thorpe swimming documentary gives handy pointers to swimmers wanting to improve their style and stroke. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Ian Thorpe´s documentary 'Ian Thorpe: The Swimmer' has revealed some useful tips for swimmers of all levels. The documentary, which aired on ABC1 last month, follows Ian Thorpe´s swimming comeback as he trained for the Olympic trials in Adelaide in March. Ian Thorpe, who is...

2012-07-28 23:01:58

Is one of the main reasons behind American swimmer Michael Phelps unprecedented success his whopping 12000 calories per day diet, physiology or something else? New York, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 Artist and Behavioral Specialist Greg Herzog, uses COLOR CODING DNA® Technique, to help better understand the performance of Michael Phelps and his 2012 London Olympic medal quest. So what is it that gives Michael Phelps his unique competitive edge? Greg Herzog, a former sub four minute miler...

2011-06-24 13:18:00

NEW YORK, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 24, 2011, Mediaplanet Publishing released a Sleep report to targeted markets in USA Today. The report will be distributed to 1.3 million readers with contributions from Dara Torres, HGTV's Genevieve Gorder, Alliance Health, American Sleep Apnea Association, and leading sleep experts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100820/CG52983LOGO) Pillow Talk with Dara Torres Olympic gold medalist Dara Torres makes sleep a priority. As a...

2010-12-18 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Speedo at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=d8885f67-03cb-4866-a194-f76e3f9f9082&lr=ls Day 3 of the 10th FINA World Swimming Championship (25 m), sponsored by Speedo, saw swimmers Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Ryan Lochte and Katie Hoff enter the mix zone at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid sports complex, in Dubai. Available video includes an edited package with soundbites. About thenewsmarket.com...

2010-05-24 07:25:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 10,000 children on 4 continents will bob, float and flutter kick their way into the record books by participating in The World's Largest Swimming Lesson(TM) at 2 p.m. GMT on Thursday, June 3rd. Hundreds of aquatic facilities from Disney's Typhoon Lagoon near Orlando, Florida to swim schools in Orange Country, CA to community centers in the Bronx, to locations as far reaching as Zambia, Lebanon, Dubai, and the USAG-Humphreys in South...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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