Tagged with Olympic

Maria Sharapova Carries Olympic Torch Into Stadium During 2014 Sochi Opening Ceremony

Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova carried the Olympic Torch into Fisht Olympic Stadium during the 2014 Sochi Games Opening Ceremony. The career Grand Slam champion, who won a Silver Medal at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, has been an active ambassador for Sochi, her childhood home. She also has been working as a special correspondent for … Continue reading

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Sochi Olympic Special Correspondent and Ambassador Maria Sharapova Visits Childhood Tennis Court, Talks Up Home Town and Reveals Who She’d Root For In A Potential Russia vs USA Olympic Hockey Final

She speaks perfectly fluent American English with no accent and seems very Americanized in some ways, but make no mistake about it…Maria Sharapova is a Russian woman to her core. She was her country’s flag bearer during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 London Summer Olympics. She is the first woman given the honor of … Continue reading

Kim Clijsters, Ana Ivanovic, Serena Williams Advance On Day 1 Of 2012 Olympic Tennis; Caroline Wozniacki Barely Escapes Upset, Li Na And Samantha Stosur Do Not

For me, tennis in the Olympics is a wonderful fan experience…well, except for one thing. As a life long tennis fan, over the years I develop favorites. With both the WTA and ATP being true world tours, those favorites come from around the world. That’s usually not a dilemma. However, in the Olympics, I like … Continue reading