Olympic swimmers in on 'Call Me' parody
Team USA athletes got a pep talk from first lady Michelle Obama earlier in the day, as she visited the team's headquarters and urged the American athletes to "have fun but also win.".
Today is Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympics!!!!!#TeamUSA— James Harden (@JHarden13) July 27, 2012
For Kobe Bryant and his U.S. men's basketball teammates, it's a case of "win gold or don't come back." Bryant posted this photo of himself (center) with Russell Westbook and LeBron James on Facebook, writing: "All rivalries are put on hold to represent our country!"
Team USA met the media Friday, and Kevin Love was there to chronicle the event.
From KevinLove7 via Instagram
Some questions were tougher than others:
At Team USA basketball interviews, Anthony Davis was asked if he watched the Dream Team in '92. Davis: "I wasn't born yet."— Doug Lesmerises (@PDBuckeyes) July 27, 2012
With this being his fourth Summer Olympics, you'd think this U.S. swimmer would not mind getting a little wet.
I'd hate to have spent $2000 or more on opening ceremonies and get rained on— Jason Lezak (@JasonLezak) July 27, 2012
The Opening Ceremonies are no fun on an empty stomach:
Yendo al comedor con la banda ~ With my teammates heading to the dining hall. twitter.com/manuginobili/s…— Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili) July 27, 2012
The U.S. gymnastics team worked out a few final kinks with some help:
Someone is already looking forward to Sochi. The 2014 Winter Games open in 460 days:
No air conditioners. Its HOT in the rooms. No need to practice, just lay in ur bed & sweat. Where r the applications for Winter Olympics??— Lolo Jones (@lolojones) July 26, 2012
Even former athletes become tourists at the Olympics. This former subject of the Crown (at least during his days with the Blue Jays) got a royal welcome of sorts Friday on the River Thames:
So nice of the Queen to come out and say hi instagr.am/p/NlOWRyFmbM/— Carlos Delgado (@carlosdelgado21) July 27, 2012
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