Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
It was no contest for Nick McCrory and David Boudia. The duo carried a 114.84-point lead into the 10-meter platform synchronized diving final and won it easily, earning spots on the Olympic team at the U.S. trials on Thursday night at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.
Want to snack on biscuits and tea like the Londoners do while you cheer on Team USA during the 2012 Summer Olympics? Here are some of our favorite British inspired shops in Puget Sound for your UK fix.
Through Sunday, June 24, the United States Olympic Diving Team will be holding trials for the 2012 London Olympics. You can come watch over 100 of the nation’s top diving athletes reach their Olympic dreams, at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.
Flyweight Marlen Esparza has become the first American female boxer to qualify for the London Olympics.
Seattle’s Queen Underwood and Christina Cruz both devoted their lives to boxing several years before women had any hope of Olympic glory. That opportunity arrives this week at the first U.S. Olympic team trials for women’s boxing outside of Spokane.