olympics

Russian hackers leaked four female Olympians’ medical records, giving female athletes all the attention for the first time

It seems like an unlikely coincidence that it was all women (and mostly black women) targeted.

Karen Fratti | September 14, 2016 - 3:12 pm

Hope Solo Is Suspended From The U.S. National Team, Which Is Becoming A Pattern

Because she’s been suspended before and apparently didn’t learn her lesson, her punishment was even worse this time around.

Lauren Holter | August 25, 2016 - 9:10 am

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

Simone Biles Is Teaching Americans That Adoptive Parents Are Just Parents

The 4-foot-9 all-star gymnast dominating the Olympics isn’t just racking up medals in Rio and making an international name for herself as potentially the best gymnast of a generation.

Lauren Holter | August 11, 2016 - 4:21 pm

Two Olympic Boxers Are Sitting In Rio Jails For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Housekeepers

Perhaps athletes should attend a How to Not Sexually Assault Women at the Olympics class before traveling across the world for the games.

Lauren Holter | August 8, 2016 - 7:46 pm

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

Caitlyn Jenner Will Pose Naked With Her Gold Medals For Sports Illustrated, Because You Can’t Keep A Good Kardashijenner Woman Clothed For Long

Caitlyn Jenner is set to be a cover girl yet again — this time in a lot less clothes than in her famous Vanity Fair photo. According to Us Weekly, Caitlyn Jenner will appear on

Leah Prinzivalli | May 5, 2016 - 11:26 am

SXSW Organizers Apologize After Asking Muslim Olympian To Remove Hijab

The U.S. Olympian said the volunteer working the check-in table forced her to remove her hijab even after she explained it was for religious reasons.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 14, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Muslim-American Olympic Fencer Asked To Remove Her Hijab At SXSW Registration

Muslim-American Ibtihaj Muhammed is set to become the first U.S. Olympian to wear a hijab while competing this summer in Rio, Brazil. And as she was stepping up to get…

Katrin Higher | March 13, 2016 - 12:30 pm

The IOC Has Improved Their Guidelines For Transgender Athletes

Reassignment surgery is no longer required, and trans male athletes have no restrictions on competition.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2016 - 2:00 pm

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
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