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The Kentucky Derby 2013: From past traditions at Churchill Downs to Orb… and a little fashion in between

Photo credit= AP | Joel Rosario rides Orb during the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (May 4, 2013)

Oversized hats and mint juleps can only mean one thing: The Kentucky Derby 2013! Held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May every year, the Derby is THE place to be and be seen! And not just for the horses. This year, over 150,000 people flocked to the race and the festivities. If you couldn’t make it down to Kentucky or if you missed the broadcast (which started later than scheduled), don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Read further for a live-cast video of the race, celebrity fashions, the Derby winner, Orb, and everything you need to know about this year’s famed race! Read more

2012 London Olympics: What and who to watch out for at the summer Olympic Games!

RunnerOscar Pistorius

Runner Oscar Pistorius (Photo by Erik van Leeuwen)

In just two short weeks, the 2012 London Olympics will be underway in London, England. With the opening ceremonies beginning on Friday, July 27 and concluding on Sunday, August 12, the days in between will surely be packed with excitement including 36 different events for the able-bodied Olympics and 28 for the Paralympics. There will be many must-see moments for these summer Games, and here’s a rundown of what to watch this year!

The events

With so many events taking place during the two-and-a-half week span, it’ll be hard to keep up with what’s going on! The best place to check often is the official London 2012 Olympics page. Here, you’ll find a listing of all events taking place daily, with a special recognition for medal events, as well as a listing of all athletes and medals awarded by country. Read more