Olympics http://wfpl.org en Go for It: Life Lessons from Girl Boxers http://wfpl.org/post/go-it-life-lessons-girl-boxers-0 <p>If you box, by definition, you&rsquo;re a risk-taker. If you&rsquo;re a girl and you box, you&rsquo;re a risk-taker and a rule-breaker. If you&rsquo;re a girl and you box and your aim is to be the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal for boxing &ndash; &ldquo;That&rsquo;s going for it, baby,&rdquo; says actor, avid boxing fan and host Rosie Perez in a one-hour special from WNYC Radio and PRX, the Public Radio Exchange.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 17:16:14 +0000 Laura Ellis 1149 at http://wfpl.org Go for It: Life Lessons from Girl Boxers U of L's Albiero To Join Portugal's Olympic Coaching Staff http://wfpl.org/post/u-ls-albiero-join-portugals-olympic-coaching-staff <p><span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span>University of Louisville swimming coach Arthur Albiero&nbsp; <a href="http://www.uoflsports.com/sports/c-swim/spec-rel/071012aaa.html">will join Portugal&rsquo;s coaching staff </a>for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.</p><p>The team will also include two U of L swimmers, Carlos Almeida and Pedro Oliveira</p><p>Albiero is a native of Brazil and has coached the U of L team for nine years.</p><p>Almeida is the NCAA national champion in the 200-breast competition.&nbsp; Oliveira will be making his second appearance for Portugal in the Games.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 21:36:50 +0000 Rick Howlett 972 at http://wfpl.org U of L's Albiero To Join Portugal's Olympic Coaching Staff