Posts tagged "olympics"

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

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

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

Pole Dancing Champ Natasha Wang Skeptical Sport Can Vault Into 2016 Olympics

If the International Pole Sports Federation has its way, pole dancing will be an Olympic sport by 2016. But even some of the sport’s top competitors doubt that will happen.
“My stance has…

Huffington Post Weird News | July 29, 2012 - 3:30 pm

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

The Guinea Pig Olympics Are Almost As Riveting As The Real Thing

Tonight, the Olympics Opening Ceremony will kick off two weeks of elite competition from the most incredible athletes in the world. But amidst all the glitz, glory, and excitement, let’s…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 27, 2012 - 9:40 am

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

Must Haves: 8 Totally Patriotic Olympics-Ready Pieces

Oh come on, you know you wanna show your jingoistic American pride here. It’s the friggin’ 2012 Olympics, after all! Is there a better time to wear your American-themed clothes?

Julie Gerstein | July 24, 2012 - 4:00 pm

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

Must Haves: Union Jack Fashion For Olympics Fans

We’ve got Olympic Fever here at The Frisky, and the only prescription? More Union Jack! Yep, the original red, white, and blue is back in style in a big way…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 21, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The 22 Hottest Olympic Athletes From Around The World

Go ahead, take a peek. This gallery has all the sweaty abs, pecs and thighs you can handle. We’ve done the tireless (exhausting!) research, and found all the hottest dudes…

Julie Gerstein | July 18, 2012 - 9:00 am

Ralph Lauren Unveils The Uniforms He Designed For The U.S. Olympic Team

Today in Things That Aren’t Cute: these uniforms Ralph Lauren designed for the U.S. Olympic Team. Blazers, berets, knee-length skirts — the company’s statement says the outfits aim to “embody…

Rachel Krause | July 10, 2012 - 5:20 pm

UK Mayor Accidentally Dresses As A Penis For Olympic Parade

Let’s be frank here, this doesn’t look like a sausage costume, does it? Jill Makinson-Sanders, mayor of the English town of Louth, miscalculated when she took to the streets in…

Ami Angelowicz | June 30, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Watch Natalie Morales Do A Face Plant In Front Of Gymnastics Coach Bela Karolyi

So, Amelia isn’t in the office today, because she’s at the Olympic gymnastics trials! How cool is that? She’ll be bringing us coverage from the trials in San Jose, CA,…

Julie Gerstein | June 27, 2012 - 11:20 am

Today’s Lady News: Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Allowed To Wear Shorts

Female beach volleyball players at the 2012 Olympics will be allowed to wear shorts and sleeved tops during their games or they can wear the traditional bikinis, according to…

Jessica Wakeman | March 27, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Top 10 Reasons The Olympics Needs The Spice Girls

News recently broke that the Spice Girls are considering a reunion at the Olympic Games in London this summer. I think this is the best idea in the history of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 24, 2012 - 4:10 pm

Morning Quickies: Sarah Burke, Skiier, Dies At 29

Top Canadian freestyle skiier Sarah Burke died yesterday in Salt Lake City, Utah, at age 29. The athlete, who lived in British Columbia, and had been training at a resort,…

Jessica Wakeman | January 20, 2012 - 10:40 am