The 2014 Olympic Winter Games will be held Feb. 7-23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. This marks the first time that the Russian Federation will have hosted the Winter Games – the Soviet Union hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow. Sochi, the host city, has a population of 400,000 and is located in the third largest region in Russia – Krasnodar.
Team USA athletes will compete in the following sports at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi:
Break back: (verb) 1. In tennis, when a player, having lost a game for which she served, wins the very next game as the receiver of her opponent’s serves. 2. Generally, when a person, following a setback or disappointment, gets back up, tries again, and succeeds: BOUNCE BACK.
If you're a fan of #TEAMUSA Gymnastics, then you have no doubt caught a glimpse of #TEAMUSA Gymnastic Coach Jenny Zhang-Liang. Jenny and her husband, Howie Liang, own Gym-Max Academy of Gymnastics in Costa Mesa, CA, where Olympic champions Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney train. Jenny was the Assistant Head Coach on the 2012 Women's Olympic team that won gold in London. Jenny made some time to answer some questions for her Asiance fans!!
Olympic Gold Medalist Kyla Ross was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to Jason and Kiana Ross. Her father is black and Japanese and her mother is Filipino and Puerto Rican. She has two younger siblings and attends Aliso Niguel High School in Aliso Viejo, California.
The threat of Typhoon Nari didn't deter Filipinos from giving newly-crowned Miss World 2013 Megan Young a grand homecoming fit for a queen.
On Friday, thousands of Filipino fans braved the rain and lined the streets of the central business district Makati just to get a glimpse of the country's first ever Miss World.
Young's historic win means the Philippines now has won at least one crown each from the world's four largest beauty pageants.
On October 14, 2000, Hawaii-born Filipina, Angela Perez Baraquio, made history as the first Asian-American and teacher ever to be crowned Miss America in the prestigious Scholarship Program’s now 93-year existence. Today, she remains the first Asian and only Filipina woman to hold the title. As Miss America 2001, Angela traveled more than 20,000 miles a month on a national speaking tour promoting “Character in the Classroom: Teaching Values, Valuing Teachers.” Her year of service allowed her to meet with students, teachers, legislators, govern
Weighing in at 165 pounds of 5 foot 9 inch feminine Asian American gusto, Dara Shen is one of the top boxers representing the USA today. She was a bronze medalist at the 2011 National Golden Gloves of America boxing tournament and a silver medalist at the 2013 USA National Championships. Moreover, Shen was an alternate for the 2012 London Olympics and a gold medalist for the 2012 Taiwan Olympic Trials.
We're looking forward to Dara bringing more attention to women and the sport of boxing! Look for her on a medal podium near you!
It's been four years since we last interviewed Filipina Boxing sensation Ana "The Hurricane" Julaton. Since then, she has fought Kelsey Jeffries in San Jose, California, Lisa Brown in Canada, Jessica Villafranca in Mexico and Yesica Marcos in Argentina.
From Oscar award winning writer and director Sofia Coppola, THE BLING RING tells the story, based on actual events, of a group of teenagers obsessed with fashion and celebrity that burglarize celebrities’ homes in Los Angeles. Tracking their targets' whereabouts online, they break-in and steal their designer clothes and possessions. Reflecting on the naiveté of youth and the mistakes we all make when young, amplified by today's culture of celebrity and luxury brand obsession, we see through the members of the ‘Bling Ring’ temptations that almost any teenager would feel.
Indian officials said they were probing reports Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan knows he and his wife are expecting a baby boy, in a country where prenatal sex tests are banned.
Local media has in recent days reported that 47-year-old Khan and his wife Gauri, who have a teenage son and daughter, are expecting another son by surrogacy.
The couple, who live in the entertainment hub of Mumbai, are yet to confirm they are expecting.