This week’s Performance of the Week goes to 17-year old swimmer Anastasia Pagonis. Pagonis swam in the 400m freestyle during the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. She shattered the world record by swimming a 4:58.40 in the race, which is nearly four seconds ahead of the previous record. The second place swimmer in the race was ten […]
Chesapeake native Grant Holloway has won Silver for his performance in the Tokyo Olympic’s 110 meter hurdle. Up until his final race Grant had posted the fastest times for the first two qualifying rounds, but fell slightly short against Jamaica’s Hansle Parchment to win gold. Grant stated that his excitement of winning cost him his […]
22-year old Keyshawn Davis has been dominant in the lightweight division in the Tokyo Olympics. Last night, Davis defeated Hovhannes Bachkov of Armenia by unanimous decision. The win puts Davis in the Gold Medal round against Andy Cruz of Cuba. Keyshawn Davis looks to be the first American to win Gold in boxing since Andre […]
Athing Mu, a 19 year old athlete from Trenton, New Jersey has done something an American woman hasn’t done in 53 years. Mu ran a 1:55.21 in the finals in the 800m final to win gold, beating out fellow American Raevyn Rogers. Her 1:55.21 time is also an American record. Mu spoke on her victory […]
Simone Biles made a return back to the big stage after taking a small hiatus during the Olympics. Biles came back and won bronze after a stellar routine on the balance beam. Her bronze medal ties the record for most Olympic medals won by a Unites States gymnast, with seven. Watch her performance below.
This weeks Performance of the Week goes to Italian sprinter Lamont Marcell Jacobs. Lamont ran a 9.80 in the 100m final to win gold, becoming the first man since to win gold in the event since Usain bolt Dominated the past 3 olympics. Marcell Jacobs also is the first Italian to win the event and […]
Kevin Durant became USA’s leading scorer in Olympic play. Durant scored 23 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists in the USA’s 119-84 win over the Czech Republic. Durant’s 23 points helped hun surpass Carmelo Anthony for most points in Men’s U.S. Olympic history, with 339 total points.
Norfolk’s own Keyshawn Davis is making noise in the Tokyo Olympics. Hours before his fight, he called his shot saying “This gonna be one of my best performances”. And he backed it up. Davis advanced to the quarterfinals of the Lightweight boxing division with a TKO over #1 seed Sofiane Oumiha from France. Davis’ right […]
This weeks Performance of the Week goes to the Australian Women’s Relay team. The team comprised of Emma McKeon, Meg Harris, Cate Campbell and Bronte Campbell took the waters for the 4×100 freestyle relay. The four set a world record on there way to winning the gold in the Finals. They swam the fastest speeds […]
This morning, Slovenia and Argentina faced off in their preliminary round Olympic basketball games. 22-year old Luka Dončić put on a historic show by scoring 48 points, 11 rebounds, with 5 assists and 3 blocks, all in his Olympic debut. The 48 points are the second-most points scored in a single game in the Olympics. […]