Yohan Goncalves Goutt is the first-ever Olympic skier representing East Timor —the small island nation in Asia. But do you know what East Timor is officially called at the Olympics? That's our flash Geo Quiz for you today.
The IAAF World Race Walking Cup is happening this weekend in Saransk, the capital of the Russian region of Mordovia. The US racewalking team will compete against formidable opponents from Russia and China in city that goes bananas for race walking!
India's Olympic athletes won't be able to fly their country's flag in the opening ceremony. And if they win, the Indian anthem won't play. In fact, the three athletes just learned this week that they would even be allowed to compete.
After winning Major League Baseball's home run contest this week, Cuban-born Yoenis Cespedes was interviewed by ESPN's Pedro Gomez. Gomez was blasted by many on Twitter for speaking Spanish. Host Marco Werman speaks with Gomez about the angry reaction.
Anne Donahue reports that many hotels in the Olympic host city of Beijing aren't seeing the rush of customers they were anticipating, and in fact, it's not too late to get a cheap hotel room in Beijing.