Follow the Top 10 Olympic Twitter Accounts

August 7, 2012 | Fernanda Garcia

Twitter Olympics

Stay in the know this season by following the top 10 Olympic Twitter accounts.

@USOlympic

The official Twitter account for the U.S. Olympic Committee keeps you up-to-date in real time on Team USA’s Olympic endeavors.

Tweet: Way to go, @GabrielleDoug! Douglas is #TeamUSA's fourth ever Olympic all-around champion and earns her second GOLD of these Games!

@SanyaRichiRoss

Sanya Richards-Ross, the Jamaican-American track & field athlete who competes for the U.S., brings lots of game-day emotion and excitement to Twitter.

Tweet: The wait is finally over!!!! On the track tomorrow in round 1 of the 400m. WOOOOHOOOO!!!!!! #OperationGold

@lolojones

American hurdler Lolo Jones keeps her followers on their toes with unpredictable and unfiltered tweets.

Tweet: Still laying on couch since practice. Maybe in 30 I'll have energy to take shower. Interesting they're selling this furniture post-Olympics

@olympicseat

The Empty Seat Twitter account is the strange first person account of an empty Olympic seat in the stands at the Olympic Games.

Tweet: It was my lifelong ambition to be an Olympic seat. To provide rest and comfort for cheering sports fans. I feel like such a failure.

@hopesolo

American soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo has played for the U.S. women's national soccer team for 12 years. Solo has made headlines for her Twitter smackdowns of former player-turned-NBC-commentator Brandi Chastain.

Tweet: Lay off commentating about defending and gking until you get more educated @brandichastain the game has changed from a decade ago.

@stevewilsonap

Follow Steve Wilson, Associated Press European sports editor, for a no nonsense scoop on The Olympic Committee.

Tweet: LOCOG confirmed that Japanese team in opening ceremony left stadium after doing lap in athletes march. Was their request. #london2012

@SamuelLJackson

Even actor Samuel L. Jackson keeps his followers informed with his constant stream of Olympic tweets.

Tweet: Maaaaaan....these Volleyboyz are AMPED! They put a SPIKEDOWN on Brazil! Go USA!

@nbcdelayed

The NBC Delayed parody account will keep you laughing with tweets that poke fun at NBC’s decision to air the Olympics on tape delay for prime time.

Tweet: PRESS RELEASE: Not everyone on Twitter wants everything LIVE, 30,000+ love delayed news and sports.

@MarkCavendish

British road racing cyclist Mark Cavendish is done with his competition in London 2012; however, you can still stay informed by his tweets, as he recently joined the BBC team to cover track cycling.

Tweet: As if being the 1st British Tour de France winner didn't make enough history, @bradwiggins just won his 7th Olympic medal! GOLD. #proud.

@matthew_mitcham

Follow Matthew Mitcham, the Australian diver and 10m platform champion in the 2008 Olympics, for an Olympian’s first-person take on the Games.

Tweet: @chuey108 send fanmail to me at the Australian Diving Team, Athlete's Village, London Olympic Park, England, the World. Ta Xx

Have a favorite Olympic Twitter account we didn't mention? Let us know in the comments below.

Topics: OLYMPICS | NEWS

Featured Videos

Eastbay Path to the Pros Episode 2: Laying the Groundwork Eastbay Path to the Pros Episode 2: Laying the Groundwork Views: 199,152
Eastbay Path to the Pros Episode 4: Skill Training Eastbay Path to the Pros Episode 4: Skill Training Views: 399,519
Path to the Pros 2015: Shaq Thompson Path to the Pros 2015: Shaq Thompson Views: 77,649
Load More

Resources

STACK Fitness

Everything you need to be fitter than ever

STACK Conditioning

Sport-specific conditioning programs

Coaches and Trainers

Tips and advice for coaches and trainers

Magazine

Latest issues of STACK Magazine

STACK 4W

Women's sports workout, nutrition and lifestyle advice

Gamer

Gaming, entertainment and tech news

Basic Training

Military-style training for athletes

News

Find the latest news relevant to athletes

Most Popular Videos

Robert Griffin III Pocket Presence QB Drill Robert Griffin III Pocket Presence QB Drill
Views: 6,866,374
Drew Brees Will Not Be Denied Drew Brees Will Not Be Denied
Views: 12,224,126
Ohio State Football Open Field Plyo Drill Ohio State Football Open Field Plyo Drill
Views: 9,501,531
Dustin Pedroia on Training Dustin Pedroia on Training
Views: 10,921,057
Dwight Howard Stays in the Gym All Night Dwight Howard Stays in the Gym All Night
Views: 6,202,163

Load More
More Cool Stuff You'll Like
STACK Battle of the Brands Week 10 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 10 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Four Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Four Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Five Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Five Recap

Battle of the Brands Fantasy Football League Week One Recap

Battle of the Brands Fantasy Football League Week One Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 9 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 9 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 9 Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 9 Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Seven Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Seven Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Fantasy Football Week One Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Fantasy Football Week One Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Championship Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Championship Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Six Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Six Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Four Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Four Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 10 Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 10 Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Eight Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Eight Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 6 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 6 Preview

5 Expert Fantasy Football Tips

5 Expert Fantasy Football Tips

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Eight Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Eight Preview

Rumor Has It: Instagram Will Feature Video by This Thursday

Rumor Has It: Instagram Will Feature Video by This Thursday

7 Sports Figures Who Are Terrible at Twitter

7 Sports Figures Who Are Terrible at Twitter

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 13 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 13 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Three Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Three Preview

Rebekah Steen's Blog,

Rebekah Steen's Blog, "Goldfish Kiss," Keeps You Bikini-Ready

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Five Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Five Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 12 Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 12 Recap

Watch Cool Videos and Win a $200 ASICS Gift Card

Watch Cool Videos and Win a $200 ASICS Gift Card

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 11 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 11 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 11 Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 11 Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Semifinals

STACK Battle of the Brands Semifinals

SAFE Is Fast: Excellent Free Resource For Young Racecar Drivers

SAFE Is Fast: Excellent Free Resource For Young Racecar Drivers

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 13 Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 13 Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Semifinals Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Semifinals Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Seven Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Seven Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Two Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week Two Preview

The Funniest Tweets About Jack Taylor Scoring 138 Points

The Funniest Tweets About Jack Taylor Scoring 138 Points

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 14 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Week 14 Preview

STACK Battle of the Brands Fantasy Football Week Three Recap

STACK Battle of the Brands Fantasy Football Week Three Recap

YardBarker