2016 olympics

Model Rain Dove Highlights Olympic Uniform “Sexploitation” In Photo Series

As the reportage coming out of Rio 2016 made abundantly clear, sexism against female athletes is still unfortunately going strong.

Kelly Kanayama | August 22, 2016 - 6:06 pm

British Runner Lynsey Sharp’s Comments About Gold Medalist Caster Semenya Are Just Racist And Sexist

Message to the haters: Semenya won because she’s an amazing runner. Deal with it.

Kelly Kanayama | August 22, 2016 - 10:58 am

Leave Gabby Douglas Alone And Stop Criticizing Every Little Thing She Does In Rio

Until you can do an uneven bar routine, you need to STFU.

Karen Fratti | August 15, 2016 - 7:48 pm

Oksana Chusovitina Is The Oldest Female Olympic Gymnast To Ever Compete

Chusovitina, who’s vaulting for her native Uzbekistan, has been competing in the Olympics since 1992 and won a silver medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

Kelly Kanayama | August 9, 2016 - 9:42 am

NBC Credits Olympic Swimmer Katinka Hosszu’s World Record To Her Husband

In Sunday night’s women’s 400-meter medley, Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu set a new Olympic world record, won a gold medal, and joined the ranks of inspirational sportswomen across the globe. So…

Kelly Kanayama | August 8, 2016 - 10:18 am

A Refugee Team Will Compete At The 2016 Summer Olympics For The First Time Ever

They’ve made it all that way and have been training for the Olympics, which are two huge things that the vast majority of people never achieve.

Kelly Kanayama | June 6, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Team USA’s Official Olympic Uniforms Are Peak Vanilla

Yesterday all the countries competing in the 2016 Olympics revealed their official uniforms and I’m sad to say that the USA Olympic uniforms look like an expensive bowl of melted…

Bronwyn Isaac | April 28, 2016 - 4:39 pm

Kickass Women Of The Day: These Two Ladies Are DIY-ing The Summer Olympics

In case you were looking for some inspiration for your morning run, two British women have dedicated themselves to trying out all 114 summer Olympic events available to women in…

Claire Hannum | October 31, 2013 - 10:20 am