2013 Year in Review (This Year’s Top Stories)

2013 was not a sports powerhouse year as there were no major events throughout the year but that wouldn’t stop the stories from coming. There was plenty to talk about this year despite the lack of major world events. It was a year of great surprises but one aspect of the year took over the rest. 2013 was not the most positive year for sports as heroes fell almost monthly in a year that was not great for those who support the merits of sports and sports figures.

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Searching for a Hero

Oscar Pistorius first entered the sports world before the 2008 Olympics when the sprinter who was born without fibulas and with two prosthetic legs would attempt to qualify for the Summer Olympics. After competing and dominating in the Paralympics Pistorius would try to become the first double amputee to run in the Olympics. He would not qualify for the 2008 Olympics but his inspirational story was just beginning.

Olympic Update: Day 16 (The Olympic Wrap)

The London 2012 Olympics are now officially finished as the flame has been extinguished and the athletes begin to head home. The greatest sporting event of the year wrapped up in two wild weeks that featured amazing achievements and crushing disappointments. There have been amazing stories featuring the best athletes in the world and their quest for gold.

Olympic Update: Day 7

With one week in the books for the London 2012 Olympics there has been plenty of excitement and controversy. For the first week of the games there was plenty to watch as many sports kicked off their games with a bang. Of course one of the focuses was in the pool as swimming once again took over week 1.

Olympic Preview: 5 Stories to Watch

The Olympics are only a couple of days away and after twelve days of sport previews it is time to take a look at the Overall stories of the Olympics. The Olympics are the centre of the sports world for two weeks in the summer every four years as nothing else seems to matter.

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