Yin and Yang or Lin not Yang?   ...more

Midnight at the confessional.

I'm going to shuffle out of this here closet and make my confession. Please don't make any sudden movements, or I might feel compelled to return to my previous state of juddering fear in the closet corner.I am an Olympics fiend. There. I've said it. I watch the Olympics with a fervor that should be reserved for things like Pampered Chef or sex toy parties. But it's true. I love the pomp and circumstance, and I love cheering for my country. I'm one of those annoying people who personalizes the talents and grit of others when they are Team Canada. ...more

Let's Hope the Swimsuit Catches On!


Dara Torres Secret Revealed

41-year-old Olympic swimmer Dara Torres is the talk of the sports, fitness, health, and anti-aging world. This video takes viewers back to the very moment the world first learned how Torres has been defying aging for the past 8 years. This is not a commercial or an ad. It's a very revealing news story. http://growingbolder.com/media/sports/water-sports /41-and-still-smokin-181865.html RachelGrowing Bolder Media Group ...more

Random Olympic Thoughts #1 by Lian Dolan

Lian Dolan here. Satellite Sister, rabid Olympic watcher, former producer in sports biz, attended 4 Olympic Games, and owner of a fantastic new TV with HD. Look here for daily Random Olympic Thoughts and add yours.   -- London should just punt now on the 2012 Opening Ceremonies.  There is no way they can compete with Beijing. I suggest something typically British then just get on the Games. Elton John performs a special version of "Candle in the Wind", the Queen removes the Olympic torch from her pocketbook and lights the flame, then everybody has tea.   ...more

Olympic Protest Campaigns: Which is More Effective?

The Olympics open today in China to a multitude of emotions, including anger from Tibetan, Darfurian, and Burmese human rights activists about China's role in the conflicts in these countries. ...more

Olympic Moms at the Games in Beijing

Running, dashing, climbing, and jumping are just a few of the mommy events that can make even the most athletic of us feel exhausted by the end of the day. So how do approximately 20 U.S. moms balance the 3 a.m. diaper changes, the carpooling, and the toddler play dates of motherhood with their Olympic dreams?    ...more

"One World, One Dream"


Ralph Lauren’s Olympic Games Apparel - good for business?

If you happen to have an extra $125.00 to spend on a polo shirt or $50.00 for a tee, or you’re one of those people who likes your apparel covered in logos and symbols, then by all means check out the Ralph Lauren Olympic Games Collection. ...more

Satellite Sister Lian: Olympics and P.E. Class

We had quite a weekend at our house in preparation for Beijing, my husband, sons, and me. I consider us part of the Olympic family, even though we've never competed in  or had and official role on the I.O.C or U.S.O.C. But, we do watch the Olympics on TV as avidly as anyone! That qualifies us, right?  In light of the fact that we are not making the journey to Beijing, so we tried for the next best thing-- watching a bunch of Olympians on our home turf before they hit the road for China. My son 13 year-old Brookes volunteered as a "ball-shagger" at ...more