Actor Kim Soo Hyun will be singing the theme song at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games being held in Nanjing, China.
On August 14, an official from the actor’s agency spoke with OSEN and revealed, “Kim Soo Hyun was invited to perform during the opening ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games and to sing the theme song. He will be on stage with many other stars from different countries.”
According to the same official, Kim Soo Hyun will be flying out to China on August 14 in order to attend the opening ceremony on August 16. With the news of the actor performing at the Youth Olympic Games, it has become a hot issue in China. ...
Kim Soo Hyun sang the Olympics song for the “2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games“!
He attended the opening ceremony on the 16th, and his appearance took over all of China”s main media outlets. As soon as he appeared, the audience cheered at the top of their lungs, surprising the staff with his incredibly popularity.
He stood on stage with Chinese and Russian celebrities to sing the Olympic theme song for the finale of the opening ceremony. He spoke Chinese fluently for his fans, and the director of the stages said, “Kim Soo Hyun was excellent in understanding the stage. Even though it was a performance billions of people were watching all over the world, he was amazing, he worked hard, and he was sincere.“...
Forbes released the list of The World`s Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2014 based on their prize money and advertisement income from June 2013 to June 2014 on its online edition on Wednesday (Korea time). Kim Yu-na has earned an estimated 16.3 million dollars and ranks fourth overall.
Her income increased after retirement. The figure skating star ranked fifth with 9.7 million dollars in the same survey in 2010.
Russias Maria Sharapova ranks top in the list with 24.4 million dollars followed by Li Na of China, who is also a tennis player (23.6 million dollars), and Serena Williams of the U.S. (22 million dollars). ...
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USA Olympic fencer died at the age of 29 in a death that so far is a mystery.
Kamara James represented the U.S. at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. She did not win a medal, but representing the red, white and blue at 19-years-old.
USA Fencing posted the sad news on its official website and social media pages Tuesday without clarifying on what exactly happened, according to thegrio.com.
James passed away in Modesto, California. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica, before moving to Queens, New York, at the age of 10. She received a full scholarship to Princeton, where she graduated in 2007, according thegrio.com....