Tag Archives: 2012 london olympics

  • Olympian Destinee Hooker Gets Married, Keeps Last Name

    Sep 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Olympian Destinee Hooker, who made headlines this summer because of her first and last name, married her fiancé at a Texas courthouse last week, according to TMZ. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The volleyball player, who won a silver medal at the London 2012 Games, exchanged vows with Steven Coulter on Sept. 13. Hooker will […]

  • Will Serena Crip Walk at US Open? ‘We’ll See’

    Aug 24, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *Serena Williams famously celebrated her Olympics singles win over Maria Sharapova with a Crip walk, and now there’s an expectation that she’ll punctuate every victory going forward with the same dance. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Speaking to the Associated Press, the tennis star said that dance was not planned. As for whether we’ll see […]

  • Scary Spice Wants to Follow Olympics Reunion with Tour

    Aug 16, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments


    *Melanie “Mel B” Brown, who became Scary Spice again during the Spice Girls reunion at the Olympics, is hoping to follow up their closing ceremony performance with a tour. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] ”We’re always talking about getting together. We always have cups of tea and dinners together. We’re all friends at the end […]

  • Gabby Douglas, First Lady Visit ‘Jay Leno’ (Video)

    Aug 14, 12 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments


    *With fellow guest Michelle Obama looking on, Olympic champ Gabby Douglas extended her time in the national spotlight Monday with an appearance on “The Tonight Show.” [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Host Jay Leno, who noted that the letters of Douglas’ last name can be rearranged to spell “USA gold,” asked if the gymnast intended […]

  • WE tv Lands Reality Show Starring Sanya Richards-Ross

    Aug 10, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *From the network that brings you “Braxton Family Values” and the production company behind “Tia & Tamera” comes a new reality series starring Olympic track star Sanya Richards-Ross. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The athlete, who won a gold medal in the women’s 400-meter race on Sunday, is heading to WE tv thanks to a […]

  • Gabby Douglas Set for ‘Oprah’s Next Chapter’

    Aug 10, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments


    *Oprah Winfrey sits down with 16-year-old Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas for an upcoming episode of “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” to air on Aug. 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET on OWN. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The interview takes place from her training ground in West Des Moines, Iowa, the network announced today. “Douglas will […]