Some 2014 Olympic Gold Medals Will Have a Russian Meteorite In Them

Winning a gold medal is one of the highest achievements in sports, the beautiful round medallion rewards years of hard work and confirms an athlete's status as the very best. Russia is going to sweeten the deal a bit in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics (no, they're not wrapping chocolate inside), with extra medals that… » 7/26/13 12:57am 7/26/13 12:57am

Sub-Continent Rejoices: India Has Their First Gold Medalist After 80…

It's kind of difficult to put into words how unbelievable it is that a country of 1.1 billion people had never won an individual gold medal before. Especially since India has been participating in the Olympics since 1928. In the ensuing 80 years they'd won only four individual medals. None of them gold. That all… » 8/12/08 12:45pm 8/12/08 12:45pm