Posts tagged "olympics"

10 Reasons Gabby Douglas & Simone Biles Have Me Pumped For The 2016 Olympics

If you hear the names Simone Biles or Gabby Douglas and your first response is “who dat?” I have words for you. Who are they? Why, only most kick ass…

Tiffanie Drayton | November 10, 2015 - 9:00 am

The Daily Squee: Olympian Gus Kenworthy Finally Brings Home His Rescued Sochi Puppies

Freestyle skiier Gus Kenworthy rescuing a litter of stray puppies off the streets of Sochi was one of our favorite stories to come out of this year’s Winter Olympics. And…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 14, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Johnny Weir In Court For Biting His Husband

Olympic skater Johnny Weir allegedly bit his husband during a domestic dispute about a month before the 2014 Sochi games. Johnny and Victor Voronov appeared in a New Jersey…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2014 - 10:30 am

The 15 Most Terrifying Faces Of The Sochi Olympics

The Sochi Olympics have been slightly anti-climatic compared to the surrounding controversies: slain puppies, cameras in bathrooms, next level Tinder hookups, still  there is one aspect we can’t get enough…

College Candy | February 18, 2014 - 6:45 pm

Pussy Riot Tweets Paddy Wagon Selfies After Sochi Olympics Arrest

The two members of Pussy Riot arrested outside the Sochi Olympics tweeted selfies from inside a police wagon today. Authorities still haven’t explained why members of the group, who were…

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Everyone Is Mad At NBC For Making Olympic Medalist Bode Miller Cry

Yesterday was a big day for Alpine skier Bode Miller — he won the bronze medal in the Super-G competition at the Sochi Olympics, giving him six career Olympic medals,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 17, 2014 - 9:33 am

Swoon: US Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Is Rescuing Stray Dogs In Sochi

Ladies and gentlemen, meet your new favorite Olympic athlete: Gus Kenworthy. Not only is the 22-year-old skier super talented on the slopes (and in possession of a pair of adorable…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 14, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Watch Olympic Figure Skater Jason Brown Fart His Way To A Bronze Medal

It’s hard to boycott the Olympics when the flatulence coverage is so riveting. Figure skater Jason Brown helped the United States win a bronze medal in Sochi, so you know…

Ami Angelowicz | February 13, 2014 - 11:20 am

6 Sex Positions Inspired By Olympic Ice Dancers

It’s hard to understand the allure of certain winter Olympic sports. Like curling, for instance. We’d like to have a serious conversation with the person who invented the least eventful…

The Frisky | February 13, 2014 - 10:00 am

An Inner Monologue While Watching The Olympics At A Sports Bar And Eating Parmesan Garlic Fries

I feel that the Olympics are best viewed while eating greasy foods and questioning the life choices that kept you from being an Olympian, which is why I’m now at…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 11, 2014 - 1:00 pm

If Russian Figure Skater Evgeni Plushenko Did A Routine To Ginuwine’s “Pony”

…it might look something like this. Plushenko is favored to win the individual men’s gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, but I’m pretty sure he could up his chances even…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 11, 2014 - 11:20 am

Watch Olympic Ice Dancing Duo Meryl Davis & Charlie White Skate To Beyonce’s “Drunk In Love”

I didn’t think it was possible for me to love Beyonce and Jay Z’s collab “Drunk In Love” any more than I already do, but then I saw U.S. Olympic…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 11, 2014 - 10:20 am

Female Olympian’s ‘Wardrobe Malfunction’ Proves We’re All Still A Bunch of Prudes

Russian speedskater Olga Graf earned herself a bronze medal in Sunday’s women’s 3000 meter race, and then celebrated with what’s being heralded as a massive “wardrobe malfunction.”In what turned out…

The Gloss | February 10, 2014 - 3:45 pm

13 Of Your Fave Figure Skating Legends: Then And Now

The winter Olympics are almost upon us. In celebration of this year’s event, let’s take a look at all of our favorite figure skaters from Olympics past. Check out all

HLN | February 7, 2014 - 11:50 am

Sisterly Sacrifice: American Athlete Forfeits Olympic Spot For Her Twin

As a twin, news stories about “my kind” always hold a special place in my heart, but this latest one is a real doozy.

This past weekend, Lanny…

Katie Oldenburg | January 15, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The Olympics Thought Ski Jumping Was Bad For Your Delicate Lady Uterus

The 2014 Winter Olympics will be the first time ever that women’s ski jumping will be a sport. Previously, women were only allowed to test the courses for the men.

Jessica Wakeman | January 11, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Olympic Diver Tom Daley Comes Out In YouTube Video

There has long been speculation — perhaps hopeful speculation — that British Olympic diver Tom Daley, 19, is gay. This weekend, the bronze metal winner, who’s very popular with the hormonal, Bieber-loving…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 2, 2013 - 9:00 am

Female Olympic Athletes Come In All Shapes And Sizes

125 Olympic athletes were photographed by Howard Schatz to exemplify body diversity in even the most fine tuned of human forms. A woman’s body is a personal thing that has historically…

College Candy | November 16, 2013 - 11:30 am

Subway Riders In Moscow Can Now Pay For Their Rides With Exercise

Russia is gearing up to host the winter Olympics in 2014, and as preparation, the organization Olympic Changes installed a very special ticket machine in one of Moscow’s subway stations.

Style Caster | November 14, 2013 - 11:50 am

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
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