A Houston man and massage therapist arrested in London, has been accused of transporting a teen for paid sex acts. Immigration officials in London stated…


via: cnn.com The British government will deploy an extra 1,200 troops for Olympics security, Sports Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced Tuesday. The 1,200 military personnel come on top of 3,500 already called up specially this month after security contractor G4S said it would not be able to supply the number of guards it promised. See More

Ninety-year old former athlete, Herb Douglas, is the oldest living African-American olympic medalist. Douglas was part of the 1948 London Olympic Games during the Truman Administration. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/news/little-known-black-history-fact/little-known-black-history-fact-herb-douglas

Smart, intelligent and of course, handsome and fine but here’s just some of the things that you may not have known about gold medalist olympic sprinter David Oliver. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/content/10-things-know-about-david-oliver

Maritza Correia was the first African-American (with Puerto Rican heritage) swimmer from the United States to set an American and world swimming record in the Olympics. Nicknamed the “Ritz,” Correia was diagnosed with scoliosis in 1988. At the suggestion of her physician, she began swimming at age 8 and never left the pool. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/news/little-known-black-history-fact/little-known-black-history-fact-maritza-correia


via: defendernetwork.com Hundreds of area youngsters ages six to 14 are competing for fun and glory in the 12th annual Hershey’s Track & Field Games. During the recent state qualifier, young athletes competed in such events as the standing broad jump, softball throw, 4 x 100-meter relay, 50-meter dash, and the 200, 400, 800 and […]

If fine and sexy are two things you like in Olympic athletes, then hurdler David Oliver is your man. The 2008 bronze medalist in the 110m hurdles is not just fast on the track, he’s 6’2 and gorgeous. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/entertainment/entertainment-news/go-do

The 2012 Olympic Games in London is about to be taken over by Roc Nation. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/blak_music_month/39483

Black female athlete Flo Hyman of Inglewood, California was a three-time all-American star player in volleyball and an Olympic medalist. She became one of America’s top athletes in the mid-1970s. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/news/the_black_diaspora_news/28297