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Michelle Obama got a rather unique greeting from a U.S. wrestler on Friday while visiting Team USA's training center. While the rest of the team was content with hugs, Elena Pirozhkova decided she was going to pick up the first lady -- with her permission, of course -- and make the moment that much more memorable. "I will only meet her once," Pirozhkova said as justification for the lift. "I wanted to do something different." Pirozhkova, who was born in Russia and moved to the U.S. when she was 3, competes in the 138.75-pound class. Her teammate, Clarissa Chun, captured...
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Michelle Obama has arrived at the London Games to lead the U.S. delegation, starting her Friday schedule by having breakfast with American Olympians.
The first lady has a busy itinerary, including an event later Friday to promote healthy living with more than 1,000 children expected, then a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, followed by the opening ceremony...
Michelle Obama formally opened her stint as leader of the U.S. Olympics delegation on Friday morning, attending a breakfast with American Olympians and saying she was ''just in awe'' of their company.
The U.S. first lady mingled with athletes afterward, posing for photos, shaking hands and sharing hugs with dozens of the Olympians who signed up to attend.
Team USA - the 2012 Men's basketball team, beat the French Fries yesterday. Michelle Obama got all huggy.
She's really setting the bar high for subsequent wins, no?
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Following Team USA’s victory over France on Sunday, First Lady Michelle Obama congratulated each team member individually with a hug for a job well done. Check out photos and the video. video via Dime
London Now: Team USA welcomes first lady Michelle Obama
Earlier today, Team USA men's basketball played their first game of the preliminary rounds and beat France by the score of 98-71.After the victory, the team decided to greet First Lady Michelle Obama who was in attendance and a hugfest broke out:
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Mrs. Obama gave Kobe Bryant a congratulatory hug on Sunday in London after Team USA beat France at the Olympic games — The First lady did hug it out with all the players, but this particular hug seemed the most sincere — “For her to be sitting there while we’re out there competing — not just for us, but for our country — for her to be there...
Making direct personal contact with the wife of the Leader of the Free World is typically frowned upon, let alone picking her up, but U.S. Olympics wrestler Elena Pirozhkova apparently received permission, so she went for it, hoisting Michelle Obama off the ground when the First Lady visited Team USA’s training center at the University of [...]
Team USA took care of business on Sunday. First in defeating France 98-71, then hugging up on the First Lady, Michelle Obama. Good job boys.The post Starting Lineups: The Entire Team USA Squad Hugged Up On The First Lady appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Worst goalie ever.
Not sure, but I think this was staged.
Have a great weekend family!
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Both the Ohio State men’s and women’s college basketball teams will play in the 2012 Carrier Classic Nov. 9, 2012 in Charleston, S.C.
The event is a doubleheader pitting the Ohio State women’s team against NCAA runner-up Notre Dame and the men’s teams of Marquette, who advanced to the Sweet 16 last season, and Final Four participant Ohio State. It will be played on the USS...
The athletes are not the only ones who shine at the Olympics. For most of the participants, a trip to the Olympics provides a special experience. The world's best get to shine on the biggest stage there is and have the opportunity to meet other members of the U.S. team and get to know one another. The U.S. women's gymnastics team that features Kyla Ross, Gabby Douglas, McKayla...