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Donnerstag, November 29, 2012

Selena Gomez - 2012 UNICEF Snow Flake Ball

Selena Gomez glams up for the 2012 UNICEF Snow Flake Ball held at Cipriani 42nd Street on Tuesday evening (November 27) in New York City.
The 20-year-old actress sparkled in a Dolce & Gabbana dress with Giuseppe Zanotti heels. Selena completed her look with a Judith Leiber clutch and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

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Dienstag, November 27, 2012

Shawn Johnson - DWTS

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2008 Olympic balance beam gold-medalist Shawn Johnson and her partner Derek Hough are in the finals of "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars." The couple will perform two dances Monday night (the Quickstep and a freestyle dance) and will look to be crowned Dancing with the Stars champions on Tuesday's results show.
Three celebrities remain to compete for the Dancing with the Stars title - Kelly Monaco, Melissa Rycroft and Johnson. Apolo Anton Ohno, Emmitt Smith, Gilles Marini, Kirstie Alley, Sabrina Bryan, Bristol Palin, Drew Lachey, Helio Castroneves, Pamela Anderson and Joey Fatone have been eliminated
The "Dancing with the Stars" performance shows are on Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC; the results shows are on Tuesdays at 9 p.m., ET.

Alicia Keys - Reebok Fall Winter 2012 Collection

Montag, November 26, 2012

Vote for Gabby Douglas!

Two-time Olympic gold-medalist Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va.,/Chow's Gymnastics and Dance, is one of 15 nominees for Sports Illustrated's Most Inspiring Performer of 2012, who will be determined by fans. Beginning today, fans can go to and rank their favorites among 15 candidates selected by SI's editors. Voting ends Wednesday, Nov. 28.
Douglas caught the imagination of gymnastics fans around the world with her bright smile and dazzling gymnastics during the 2012 Olympic Games, where she helped the USA win the coveted team gold medal and went on to become the Olympic all-around champion. She also was the all-around champion at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials – Gymnastics.
The complete list of nominees is below.
  • R.A. Dickey (New York Mets pitcher)
  • Gabrielle Douglas (U.S. Olympic gymnast)
  • Jessica Ennis (British track and field athlete)
  • Mo Farah (British track and field athlete)
  • Missy Franklin (U.S. Olympic swimmer)
  • Jeremy Lin (Houston Rockets point guard)
  • Peyton Manning (Denver Broncos quarterback)
  • Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings (U.S. Olympic Women's beach volleyball team)
  • Andy Murray (tennis player)
  • Chuck Pagano (Indianapolis Colts head coach)
  • Oscar Pistorius (South African sprinter)
  • Megan Rapinoe (U.S. Women's soccer midfielder)
  • Manti Te'o (Notre Dame linebacker)
  • Bradley Wiggins (British cyclist)
  • Alex Zanardi (Italian racing driver and paracyclist)
Fans will also get to vote on Picture of the Year (balloting begins Nov. 29 for the Dec. 24 issue) and Moment of the Year (Dec. 6 for the cover of the Dec. 31 year-end issue).

Caroline Wozniacki - her boyfriend Rory McIlroy during the second round of the 2012 DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 23.11.2012

I like the new Adidas Stella McCartney Dress:)

Sonntag, November 25, 2012

Gabby Douglas - Leotard Collection

Gabrielle Douglas is 'Fascinating'; Launches Leotard Collection
Gabby Douglas is all smiles next to Barbara Walters during her interview for Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012.
The 16-year-old Olympian just launched a new line of leotards with GK Elite!
“I am so honored & excited to have my own line of leotards with GK,” Gabby shared. “Expressing my personality and love for gymnastics through this collection is a great way to share my creative ideas. I will be really proud when I see other gymnasts wearing my designs to practice!”
The first six leotards of the Signature Collection by Gabby Douglas will be available for sale in 2013.

Samstag, November 24, 2012

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough: 'Dancing With The Stars: All-Stars' Finalists!

Shawn Johnson & Derek Hough: 'Dancing With The Stars: All-Stars' Finalists!!!
Shawn Johnson jumps high in the air after making the finals on Dancing With The Stars: All-Stars.
Along with partner Derek Hough, the 20-year-old athlete tweeted excitedly, “FINALS BABY! Thank you ALL so much! Can’t believe we made it! Promise…. We’re doing everything we can 2 make our freestyle special! #DWTS.”
Derek added, “Wahoooooo!!! Finale baby !!! Proud of Shawn she has grown up so much and has impressed me every week , not just with her ability but her incredible attitude ! Here we go.”
Shawn and Derek are competing against Melissa Rycroft with Tony Dovolani and season one champ Kelly Monaco with Valentin Chmerkovskiy.
During next week’s episodes, all three couples will perform their favorite routine from the season, as well as a Super-Sized Freestyle and an Instant Dance.

Freitag, November 23, 2012

Samantha Shapiro

Birthdate: 5/18/1993
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Club: All Olympia AOGC
Head Coach: Galina Marinova
Other Coaches: Artur Akopyan

 Career Highlights
  • 2008 U.S. junior uneven bars and balance beam champion and all-around silver medalist.
  • 2007 U.S. junior uneven bars champion and all-around silver medalist.

 Personal Information
Nickname: Sami
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Personal Website:
Name of High School: Windward School
Name of College: Stanford University
Year you began gymnastics: 1996
Favorite Event: All events
How did you get involved in gymnastics: I became involved in gymnastics through a preschool program when I was three years old.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling I have flying through the air.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To represent the USA in Worlds and Olympic competition
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Abbe and Brent Shapiro
Names of sibling(s): Nicole
Family members in sports: Nicole is a level 10 gymnast. My mom was a national champion baton twirler and, my dad was a wrestler and a marathon runner.

 Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Going to the beach, movies and dancing
Favorite music: Black Eyed Peas
Favorite book(s): A Separate Peace
Favorite TV show(s): Glee, Friends
Favorite Food: Bananas
Charity Involvement: Food Pantry Volunteer
Other sports involvement: Skiing, basketball

 National Competition Results
2012 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, Duluth, Ga. - 2nd-UB; 4th-Team
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 5th-FX; 7th-AA, BB(T)
2010 CoverGirl Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 4th-BB, FX
2008 Visa Championships, Boston, Mass. - 1st-UB, BB; 2nd-AA; 6th-FX; 8th-VT (Jr. Div.)
2007 Visa Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-BB; 2nd-AA, UB, FX; 12th-VT (Jr. Div.)
2007 U.S. Classic, Battle Creek, Mich. - 1st-UB; 2nd-AA; 6th-BB; 7th-VT (Jr. Div.)
2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. - 13th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2006 Visa Championships, St. Paul, Minn. - 13th-AA; 10th-UB (jr. division)
2006 U.S. Classic, Kansas City, Kan. - 4th-AA (Jr. Div.)
2006 U.S. Classic, Kansas City, Kan. - 2nd-UB; 4th-AA; (jr. divison) 

 International Competition Results
2009 World Cup, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - 1st-UB
2008 PAGU Individual Event Championships, Rosario, Argentina - 1st-UB, BB
2008 Gymnix International, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - 1st-Team, AA, UB, BB; 3rd-VT; 4th-FX (Jr. Div.)
2008 Italy-Spain-Poland-USA competition, Jesolo, Italy - 5th-AA(T) (Jr. Div.)
2008 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, San Jose, Calif. - 1st-Team, UB; 2nd-AA; 5th-BB; 7th-VT; 8th-FX (Jr. Div.)

Donnerstag, November 22, 2012

Diane Kruger - Christmas Light Ceremony Paris

Diane Kruger waves to her fans while switching on the Christmas lights along the Champs-Elysees on Wednesday (November 21) in Paris, France.
The 36-year-old actress wore her hair in braids while joining Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe at the ceremony.

The evening before, Diane attended the Jaeger-LeCoultre Place Vendome Boutique opening to cut the store’s ribbon. She was spotted arriving in Parisearlier that day wearing a striped sweater at the airport.
FYI: Diane is wearing a Lanvin dress and belt with Brian Atwood boots.

Cameron Diaz - Elle UK December 2012

Mittwoch, November 21, 2012

Diane Kruger - Jaeger-LeCoultre Place Vendome Boutique

Diane Kruger is super stylish at theJaeger-LeCoultre Place Vendome Boutique opening held at Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique on Tuesday (November 20) in Paris, France.
The 36-year-old actress was honored with cutting the store’s giant ribbon at the festivities alongside the Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Jerome Lambert.