Posts tagged "2012 olympics"

Ryan Lochte Is A Great Looking Man Of Very, Very Few Words

I’ve always found the phrase “Shut up and look pretty” awfully offensive, but then I started listening to swim god Ryan Lochte speak in interviews and had a change of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 1, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Get It, Girls! Team USA Competes In The Women’s Team Gymnastics Finals!

We are a littttttle obsessed with Team USA’s women’s gymnastics team so we kept one eye on the live-stream of the team finals competition today (which airs tonight on NBC). Click through…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 31, 2012 - 5:00 pm

“Downton Abbey” Left The Manor For The Olympics

The cast of “Downton Abbey” — both upstairs and downstairs — attended the Olympic Opening Ceremony last Friday. They posed for a group shot in front of the stadium, with…

Julie Gerstein | July 31, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Ryan Lochte Gets All “Jeah” In Your Face

Gold medal Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is kind of the Brody Jenner of the sport. Which is to say, he’s a total bro, right down to his hella ugly American…

Julie Gerstein | July 31, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin Described As A “Mean Girl”

Today, The Washington Post ran a column praising 17-year-old Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin as a tenacious athlete. In fact, you could describe columinist Sally Jenkins’ piece as gushing. So…

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2012 - 12:40 pm

The Philosophical Twitter Ramblings Of Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Are Amazing

Ryan Lochte is an Olympic gold medalist. He’s also an inveterate Twitter user/abuser. And man, does he ramble some strange shit. His Twitter paints him as the Olympics’ very own…

Julie Gerstein | July 31, 2012 - 11:00 am

10 Completely Gratuitous Photos Of French Swim Babe Camille Lacourt

We were a little distracted while watching the men’s swimming this weekend — after we caught sight of total hottie Camille Lacourt. Twenty-seven-year-old Lacourt says on Twitter that he is…

Julie Gerstein | July 30, 2012 - 3:00 pm

The Independent Olympic Athletes Are The Cutest Olympic Athletes

There’s really no question about who was having the most fun at the Olympics’ Opening Ceremony on Friday: It was clearly the three adorable people representing the Independent Olympic Athletes.

Julie Gerstein | July 30, 2012 - 12:20 pm

“Call Me Lochte”: Swimming’s Golden Boy, Ryan Lochte, Gets The Carly Rae Jepsen Treatment

Speaking of Ryan Lochte … the dude is such hot shit at the 2012 Olympics that he’s the inspiration for the latest “Call Me Maybe” spoof. In “Call Me Lochte,”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 30, 2012 - 9:20 am

Let’s Ogle U.S. Swimmer Ryan Lochte As He Wins His First 2012 Olympic Gold Medal

On Saturday in London, U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte — a gorgeous man of very, very few words — swam his way to his first Olympic Gold medal in the 400m Individual Medley (teammate…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 30, 2012 - 8:00 am

Adorable Chris O’Dowd Promotes Tourism To Ireland Adorably

Hottie Irish actor Chris O’Dowd from “Bridesmaids” (and “Girls”) wants to help Brits looking to escape to the 2012 Olympics. He’s got an idea. Hop over to Ireland! Give them…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2012 - 2:00 pm

That’s A Lot Of Look: Spain’s Olympic Uniform

Apparently Spain didn’t have the money to provide new uniforms for its Olympians this year because the country is on the brink of bankruptcy (hey, who hasn’t been there lately,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 29, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Take This British Slang Quiz!

The Summer Olympics in London have begun, which means fast-talking British reporters using words like daft, dodgy, slag, and snog. If this is all codswallop to you, brush up on…

Pop Sugar | July 29, 2012 - 11:30 am

Darling, Don’t You Just Love The Olympics?

Okay, so this is pretty awesome: Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders, stars of the amazing British show “Absolutely Fabulous,” carried the Olympic torch for a moment on Friday. The pair…

Julie Gerstein | July 28, 2012 - 2:00 pm

4 Hot Olympic Power Couples

When it comes to the 2012 London Olympic Games, there are a few things we’re really looking forward to – and one of them is seeing the sexy couples that… | July 28, 2012 - 1:30 pm

The Guinea Pig Olympics Are Almost As Riveting As The Real Thing

Tonight, the Olympics Opening Ceremony will kick off two weeks of elite competition from the most incredible athletes in the world. But amidst all the glitz, glory, and excitement, let’s…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 27, 2012 - 9:40 am

Australian Newspaper Asks If Swimmer Leisel Jones Is Too Fat

Australian newspaper the Herald Sun posted a poll asking whether Olympic swimmer Leisel Jones was too fat alongside pictures of Jones in her swimsuit. A caption read, “The Olympic…

Jessica Wakeman | July 26, 2012 - 5:40 pm

The 15 Hottest Female Olympians

We spent a good amount of time objectifying the hot male Olympians competing in this year’s summer Olympic games, so we thought it only fair that we focus our attentions…

Julie Gerstein | July 26, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Must Haves: 8 Totally Patriotic Olympics-Ready Pieces

Oh come on, you know you wanna show your jingoistic American pride here. It’s the friggin’ 2012 Olympics, after all! Is there a better time to wear your American-themed clothes?

Julie Gerstein | July 24, 2012 - 4:00 pm

26 Olympic Sports We’d Excel At

Look, I’m a little intimidated about heading to the Olympics next week to hang out with a bunch of people who are Really Good At Sports. I’m not good at…

Julie Gerstein | July 24, 2012 - 2:40 pm