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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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Meet Team USA Gymnasts!
These amazing women will represent the US in London! Read More »
Shawn Johnson
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The 22 Hottest Olympic Athletes From Around The World

Shawn Johnson
The Frisky speaks with Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson! Read More »

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 you’ll be salivating over during the 2012 Summer Olympics. And while we’ll be rooting for the American team, natch, we felt it only right and diplomatic to share the buffet of fine dudes from around the world. Enjoy, and tell us who you’ll be rooting for during the London Olympic Games.

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

Women's Gymnastics
Meet your Team USA Women's Gymnastics team! Read More »
Q&A: Alicia Sacramone
Alicia chats with The Frisky on beauty and the training beast. Read More »
Lolo Is A Virgin
Is staying a virgin tougher than competing in the Olympics? Read More »

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 the spirit of American athleticism and sportsmanship,” but I think they’re more “Phillips Exeter Academy, sailing, affected accents from a place that doesn’t exist, that kid you know named John Charles Johnson III, your mom’s Valium in the mirrored bathroom cabinet, and things that do not and will never genuinely define America as a whole unless, of course, you happen to be asking Ralph Lauren.” I grew up in Connecticut. I know this shit.

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 this 8-foot-tall banger (that’s Brit speak for sausage) costume for the Olympic torch parade. And rightfully so, everyone mistook Sanders for a giant penis. “She didn’t carry the torch but when you saw her running down the street by the torch relay team nearby it really looked like she was wearing something obscene,” said Sandra Ellington, a resident of Louth. “Surely she could see that it looked more like a c**k. I can’t believe she could have been so stupid … she’s made the town a laughing stock,” added — rhymed! — another embarrassed resident. Oops. But Sanders is not apologizing. She defended her choice of attire saying, “I was not attending [the event] in my capacity as mayor.” You heard the lady. On her off time, she is free to do as she pleases. Read as: Dress up as a d**k. [Mirror UK]

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

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Olympic Spice
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Olympian Alicia Sacramone
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Natalie Takes A Tumble

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, as the men’s and women’s Olympic teams are decided (go Alicia!). And as we’ve probably mentioned before, I’ll be covering the Olympics from London later this summer with the fine folks of Proctor & Gamble, who are major Olympics sponsors! We want to bring you all the thrills of victory and agonies of defeat, but first! Let’s all share a chuckle as “The Today Show”‘s Natalie Morales tries out a few gymnastics moves — or tries to, anyway — with head coach Bela Karolyi looking on.

 

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