olympics 2012

“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

Woman Leaks Half-Naked Pics Of U.S. Olympic Gymnast Danell Leyva (NSFW)

An anonymous lady decided to share these pics of USA Olympic gymnast Danell Leyva with the world because he allegedly “sorta played” her. She has a fully nude pic of…

The Frisky | July 31, 2012 - 3:00 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

18 Olympic Athletes Compete In The Battle Of The Bulge

You know what I love about the Olympics? (Besides the brawn, the insane mastery of skill, and the bringing together of so many countries in a peaceful display of healthy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 31, 2012 - 9:00 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

Did This German Dignitary Use A Nazi Salute At The Olympic Opening Ceremony?

This is a picture of an unidentified German dignitary greeting his country’s athletes during the Olympic opening ceremony this past weekend. “Tell me that guy wasn’t doing a Nazi salute…

Ami Angelowicz | July 30, 2012 - 1:20 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

Gymnast Aly Raisman’s Parents Are Amazing

On Sunday, U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman gave such an amazing performance on the uneven bars that she scored one of two spots competing for the all-around medal. But it’s her…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 30, 2012 - 9:40 am

“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

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

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

Win This! A Beauty Gift Pack Worth More Than $100

We all love free stuff — especially free beauty products! So in honor of the 2012 London Olympic games, we’re especially thrilled to give you the opportunity to win this…

Julie Gerstein | July 26, 2012 - 4:40 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

9 Books By Inspiring Female Olympians On Age, Body Image, And More

With the opening ceremonies approaching this Friday, we’re celebrating the 2012 Olympics with must reads by some of our favorite female athletes. Inside stories, inspirational tips — these books offer…

Pop Sugar | July 24, 2012 - 4:10 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

Make Waves With P&G Beauty’s Make Waves App

With the Olympics around the corner, we’re really excited to share a new way to show your support. The P&G Beauty Make Waves App is a virtual “wave” (you know,…

Julie Gerstein | July 24, 2012 - 10:42 am

The Dumbest Olympic Moments

In its humble beginnings, the Olympic games were more like a glorified high school track and field get-together than a respected world event. And it wasn’t that unusual for some…

TruTV | July 22, 2012 - 11:30 am