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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 Michael Phelps, who reigned supreme in 2008, came in a disappointing 4th). I wonder how the notorious ladies’ man celebrated? Click through to see the swimmer in action…

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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 always been that while I support the pole community’s efforts to get pole into the Olympics, I don’t think the general public is ready for the sport yet on such a mainstream/public scale,” said U.S. National Pole Dancing Champion Natasha Wang. Read more…

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, amiright?), so it accepted some complimentary uniforms from a Russian designer. The freebie duds are, well, a lot of look, and the Spanish Olympic team isn’t exactly pleased. Field hockey player Alex Fabrega tweeted this picture of himself sporting the red and yellow ensemble along with the description, “There aren’t enough adjectives.” [NPR]

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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 star as the boozy, bruisey Patsy and Adina on the show, and while it’s unfortunate that they didn’t show up in character, it’s probably for the best. Patsy might’ve tried to light her cigarette with the torch.

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 not forget about the guinea pig athletes who have been training just as hard. Want proof? Check out these pictures from the amazing 2012 Guinea Pig Games calendar, which imagines the squeaky pets competing in a range of Olympic events from track and field to show jumping (trust me, your life is not complete until you’ve seen a guinea pig riding a horse). Click on the gallery above to check ‘em out! [Stylist UK]

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The 15 Hottest Female Olympians

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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 on the ladies of the games, too. The 15 women (and there are countless others we couldn’t fit into this slideshow) featured here are hot not just because of their gorgeous faces and fit bodies, but also because they’re fierce competitors who have climbed to the top in their respective fields. Click through to see what we’re talking about.

And don’t forget to follow The Frisky on Twitter and Facebook as we report live from London, starting August 3.

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 a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the lives of some of the most popular Olympians. Jennifer Sey writes about controversial issues in gymnastics, swimmer Dara Torres offers tips for getting ahead, and Serena Williams touches on her childhood influences. Read all that and more with these nine inspiring books by female Olympians.

In Chalked Up: Inside Elite Gymnastics’ Merciless Coaching, Overzealous Parents, Eating Disorders, and Elusive Olympics Dreams, gymnastics champion Jennifer Sey gives a behind-the-scenes look at anorexia, injuries, and coaching drama. Read more …

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? We’ve selected an array of not-horrible patriotic wear for you to spice up your Olympic Games-watching style.

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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 people to just walk in off the street and sign up to compete in the Olympics, pretty much in the same way you sign up for flag football. So if you thought you’d heard about some dumb Olympic moments before, read on, because these blow the others out of the water. Read more…

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 thanks to the upcoming London games, showing up on everything from purses to dresses to sunglasses. Click through to check out 10 crazy awesome pieces (some more crazy, some more awesome) featuring the bold design of the Union Jack…

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