Olympic Champions Have A History With Hollywood

Figure-skating powerhouse Sonja Henie and champion swimmers Johnny Weissmuller and 'Buster' Crabbe achieved celebrity gold in movies and on TV.If swimmers Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin or gymnast Gabrielle Douglas take gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, they will probably end up gracing Wheaties boxes, get the chance to host"Saturday Night Live" or sign up for"Dancing With the Stars." And some may become TV sports commentators or announcers.

  • Ray And Tracey Leone: Together In Marriage, 3 Miles Apart In ... - ESPN.com
    ... as "abstract." Tracey Leone made history as ... year and being regular-season champions already, I ... as an assistant on the 2004 Olympic ...
    10/31/2014 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • Biggest-ever American rugby crowd ready to greet All Blacks in ... - South China Morning Post
    Olympic broadcaster NBC will carry live coverage of a match Melville has called the "biggest game in US rugby history". The world champions All...
    10/31/2014 - 2:10 pm | View Link
  • Katie Page's campaign to champion women in horse racing - Sydney Morning Herald
    Katie Page's campaign to champion women in horse racing - Brisbane Times
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  • Best At What They Do - NBA
    Tim Duncan , one-time would-be Olympic swimmer ... a plan now personified by the NBA champions San ... is the fifth championship in franchise ...
    10/29/2014 - 3:40 pm | View Link
  • Spurs scour globe for players, meld them into NBA champs - NBA
    Tim Duncan , one-time would-be Olympic swimmer ... a plan now personified by the NBA champions San ... is the fifth championship in franchise ...
    10/29/2014 - 1:16 pm | View Link
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  • US Olympic Museum project contractors announced
    The museum will showcase exhibits and artifacts from US Olympic and Paralympic history and will feature a hall of fame ... just one of four elements that makes up the ambitious City for Champions tourism complex which was awarded $120.5 million over ...
    10/29/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Who will design and build Colorado Springs' Olympic Museum?
    The museum is part of the $250.6 million City for Champions tourism initiative - four projects proposed ... Its projects include the International Spy Museum and Seattle's Museum of History. Olympic Museum officials had advertised for proposals locally ...
    10/29/2014 - 5:37 pm | View Link
  • Olympic Museum selects design, construction team
    Speaking on behalf of the community and the City for Champions project, Mayor Steve Bach said ... Barrie Projects has created museums dedicated to the history of rock ‘n’ roll, international spying and organized crime. Working with Barrie Projects ...
    10/28/2014 - 4:30 am | View Link
  • Israeli judo world champion auctioning historic backpatch
    The 25-year-old made history when she defeated France's European champion ... "Let's help these kids become champions too!" The item is currently on ebay where it sits at a price of $1,275 (£795.8/€1,008.5) after 40 bids.
    10/25/2014 - 9:20 pm | View Link
  • Skate America 2014 results: Americans take gold, silver in ice dancing final
    Defending ice dancing champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White may have opted ... The finish marked the first time in Grand Prix history that Americans have finished one-two in ice dance. Sochi Olympians Madison Chock and Evan Bates were in control ...
    10/25/2014 - 9:06 pm | View Link
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  • History of the Olympics
    After 1500 years with no Olympics, the modern Olympic Games were established. Learn how and why the Games began again.
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  • United States Olympic Committee
    Calendar, athlete biographies, photographs and news from individual sports, links to member federations, and downloads available.
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  • BBC
    Today's Olympic Games are based on what took place at Olympia, in Greece, nearly three millennia ago. What were the ancient Olympics like, and how different were they ...
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  • Olympic Games
    The modern Olympic Games are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes across the planet ...
    10/29/2014 - 10:12 pm | View Website
  • Olympics
    Welcome to the official YouTube channel of the Olympics. Here you can find your favorite athletes and Olympic moments all in one place. Subscribe for free to keep up ...
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