With the indoor competitions winding down before track and field begins we have one more long weekend of gymnastics in store for you here at TSHQ. Today was the 2012 Olympic women’s gymnastics all around competition and it was a tight competition, with lots of drama. Gabby Douglas had a pretty good lead through out [...]
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Well, there is no shortage of drama in Olympic fencing this year. In the semifinals of the women’s individual epee, Korean A Lam Shin thought she had reached the final and assured herself at least a silver medal. After all, there was just 1 second left in overtime and German Britta Heidemann needed a touch [...]
Most everyone, including me predicted that the U.S. would have Gabby Douglas and Jordyn Weiber competing in the all around competition this Olympics. But the first night of competition took a surprising twist. To begin the night all the U.S. women did well in the team preliminary competition especially on the vault where they pretty [...]
TSHQ’s Olympic Football Preview: Group D Honduras- After losing all 3 of their matches at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing without scoring a goal, Honduras will look for much better in London. The Hondurans qualified for their 2nd straight Olympics by finishing 2nd in CONCACAF, clinching their spot with a dramatic 3-2 extra time win [...]
It’s the Olympics, it’s track and field, so lets run (hardy-har) through the events and candidates to look out for as we head to London starting later this week. Track and Field is a relatively popular sport during the summer Olympics and has some of the most popular athletes during the games, perhaps none as [...]
With the opening ceremonies less than 24 hours away, we will conclude our Olympic previews here at TSHQ with a preview of what is undeniably the coolest professional sport at the Games. That’s right, it’s ping pong. Okay, so the official name is table tennis because, well, it’s tennis that you play on a table. [...]
Group C Preview Belarus-Another newcomer to the game of international football, Belarus qualified for their 1st ever Olympics in football by finishing 3rd at the U-21 European Championships. The Belarusians were surprise qualifiers to say the least and were close to advancing to the final, before surrendering an 89th minute goal and losing 3-1 in [...]
With the entire island behind them, can Great Britain make history on home soil and win gold for the 1st time since 1912?
TSHQ’s 2012 Olympic Football Preview: Group A by Gus Elvin As the 2012 Summer Olympics approach we at the Sports Headquarters are starting to preview the different sports and events of the 30th Olympiad which will be held in London between July 27th and August 12th. Although you know me as the college basketball writer [...]