Archive for the 'Picture of the Day' Category

Picture of the Day: And So It Begins

Those gentlemen are the Angolan National Basketball team, the first Olympians to arrive in China, according to the Shanghai Daily. Welcome to China, boys! (Says the women sitting on a couch in Chicago.)

Picture of the Day: Happy Independence Day!

The Olympics sure seem to bring out patriotism in everyone, me included. Before I go out to celebrate this important day, I want to share some images with you of Olympians proud to be representing the red, white and blue.

Bernard Lagat, a newly minted American!

Obviously, this is just a small sampling off the great athletes who will represent the United States this August. I look forward to writing more about them as they make us proud. Have a great fourth, and stay safe out there!

Picture of the Day: Go-Go Gadget Arms!

Michael Phelps competes in the 400m individual medley on Sunday. Phelps broke the world record, and still has five events to go. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Picture of the Day: Cannonball!

Jevon Tarantino performs a dive at the U.S. Olympic Trials for Diving in Indianapolis on Saturday. Tarantino will compete for the final spot on the team in a selection camp July 2-6 in Knoxville, Tenn.

Photo of the Day: Defying Gravity

From the BMX Trials in Chula Vista, Calif. Mike Day qualified for the Olympic team.

Pic of the Day: Gotta Support The Team

Croatian Soccer Fans at Euros. One can only hope for these creative displays of national pride at the Olympics.

Photo credit: REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (AUSTRIA) via Yahoo