Posts tagged "olympics"

Russian President Vladmir Putin Says Gays Are Welcome At The Olympics

“We are doing everything, both the organizers and our athletes and fans, so that participants and guests feel comfortable in Sochi, regardless of nationality, race or sexual orientation…”
Russian President…

Claire Hannum | October 28, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Lifetime Greenlights Biopic On Olympic Star Gabby Douglas

Lifetime has announced that it will be producing a made-for-TV movie about the young life of Gabby Douglas, the first American to win both the individual all-around and team gymnastics…

The Mary Sue | September 20, 2013 - 12:50 pm

Why Everyone At The 2014 Winter Olympics In Russia Will Be Holding Hands

As, you’ve no doubt heard, Russia recently enacted an anti-gay law, banning all “promotion of nontraditional sexual relations [in front of minors], and makes any expression of real or perceived…

Daley Quinn | August 18, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Sexy French Swimmers Pose For Anti-Homophobia Campaign

I was already going to post these two hot Olympic swimmers posing in a shower for an anti-homophobia campaign … and then I found out THEY ARE FRENCH! You know…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2013 - 5:30 pm

German Athlete Has A Sex Change After Being Unwittingly Doped With Steroids

Back in the ’70s, when there was still an East and West Germany, East Germany was very serious about winning international sports competitions, and was known to regularly dope their…

Julie Gerstein | May 21, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Brazil’s Created Special Seating For Obese Olympics Fans

Excited to head to Brazil’s 2014 Olympic Summer Games? Well, if you’re obese, expect to pay a little bit more to enjoy the sports. Where standard-sized stadium seats start at…

Julie Gerstein | March 1, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Oscar Pistorius & Reeva Steenkamp: 9 Things To Know About The Couple

Oscar Pistorious, 26, a Paralympian and Olympian and inspiration to athletes around the world, was arrested today — Valentine’s Day — and charged with murdering his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2013 - 11:15 am

Olympic Athlete Oscar Pistorius Charged With Murdering Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

2012 Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was charged with murdering his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, today after she was found dead after being shot four times at his home in…

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2013 - 10:40 am

Enjoy A Swim And Chain Restaurant Meal With Ryan Lochte

We here at The Frisky offices have a little lady boner for Ryan Lochte — mostly for his abs, because he’s not like, the brightest. Just today he tweeted about…

Julie Gerstein | December 5, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Beauty Cues: Maria Sharapova Keeps Things Sweet While Debuting Her New Candy Line

We already know that Maria Sharapova is a hardcore philanthropist and kickass tennis player who has scored some of the biggest endorsement deals around, but her equally formidable sweet tooth…

Rachel Krause | August 21, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Well Played: Gabby Douglas Is A Golden Girl

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas looked every bit the sparkling superstar that she is while navigating JFK Airport on her way to an appearance on “The Tonight Show” yesterday.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 14, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Frisky Q&A: Rower Esther Lofgren Talks About Winning Gold At The London Olympics

The first thing you notice about gold medal winning Olympic rower Esther Lofgren is her smile. The next thing you notice is her height — at 6’2″ Esther towers over…

Julie Gerstein | August 14, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Did Michael Phelps Fart In The Louis Vuitton Bathtub?

Olympic swimmer/world record breaker/real life superhero Michael Phelps now has another title to add to his impressive resume: Louis Vuitton model. The legendary athlete and alleged retiree is starring in…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 13, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Annie Lennox’s “Sweet Dreams” Look

Annie Lennox totally killed it during last night’s Olympic closing ceremony. The singer, who got her start as one half of The Eurythmics, performed a rousing, pirate-y rendition of her…

Julie Gerstein | August 13, 2012 - 4:00 pm

The Spice Girls Are Back And They’re Straddling Bedazzled Cabs!

You guys, look, it’s actually happening! This right here is photographic proof that the Spice Girls are hard at work rehearsing for their triumphant reunion performance at the Olympics closing…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 10, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas’ Mom Natalie On Raising An Olympian

Natalie Hawkins is the mother behind gold medal Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas. Sixteen-year-old Douglas managed to capture the gold medal in the women’s gymnastics all-around, and helped lead the U.S.

Julie Gerstein | August 10, 2012 - 9:00 am

Duchess Kate Wears Too Much Eyeliner But I’m Obsessed With Her Anyway

When Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, isn’t all glammed up for events, I think she is so freakin’ adorable. Is that disrespectful to say of a future princess? I just mean…

Rachel Krause | August 5, 2012 - 10:00 am

Live From London: The Olympic Rings Lord Over The Thames

I’m officially in London on behalf of The Frisky and P&G Beauty. Above, the Olympic rings over the Thames River. Check out another scenic pic after the jump!

Julie Gerstein | August 3, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Olympic Badminton Players And 12 Other People We’d Like To Charge With “Not Trying”

As you may have heard, eight Olympic badminton players were recently disqualified from the women’s doubles competition for “not using one’s best efforts to win.” Apparently the real issue is…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 2, 2012 - 9:00 am

“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