olympics

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |
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