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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 | March 14, 2014 - 12:40 pm

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 | February 13, 2014 - 10:00 am

The 10 Athletes We Were Most Excited To See Kick Butt In The Olympics

The Olympics are over, and many of the athletes are already getting emo about it all over Twitter. Since those nubile athletes gave their all for their countries, it’s only…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 1, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Canadian Women’s Hockey Team Reprimanded For Partying And Other Olympic Fun-Crushing

I don’t know when someone decided that athletes were supposed to be virtuous role models, but apparently athletes didn’t get the memo. The International Olympic Committee got pissed off at…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 26, 2010 - 8:00 pm

5 Claws-Out Athlete Cat Fights

Catfight alert! U.S. skier Julia Mancuso (right) has had it with teammate Lindsey Vonn (left), and is letting the press know all about it. “People are having a hard time…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 26, 2010 - 3:20 pm

6 Olympic Tearjerkers And Heart Warmers

The 2010 Winter Olympics has some heart-wrenching stories. The games started off on a tragic note when the 21-year-old Georgian luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili, died on impact during a training run,…

Kelli Bender | February 24, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Olympic Lovahs: Evan Lysacek & Nastia Liukin, And Other Medal-Wearing Sweethearts

Cute couple alert! Turns out that gold medal figure skater Evan Lysacek and gold medal gymnast Nastia Liukin have been dating since the summer, when they met at a “Skating…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Is It Fair To Have Women Test Olympic Ski Jumps, But Not Let Them Compete?

I was interested to find out that before men compete in the Olympic ski jump competition and the Nordic combined, that women are testing out the hills for them. This…

Ami Angelowicz | February 23, 2010 - 4:30 pm

No Fancy Nails, Dyed Hair, Or Earrings For Some Japanese Athletes

Dang, athletes in Japan have some serious dress code rules to contend with in order to participate in their sport. First, we told you about snowboarder Kazuhiro Kokubo, who was…

Annika Harris | February 22, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Scotty Lago, Sexting Olympian-Style

Perhaps Olympic snowboarder Scotty Lago should have paid more attention to the media frenzy that occurred after Michael Phelps was photographed smoking pot at a party last year? On Thursday,…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 22, 2010 - 5:40 pm

What Your Favorite Ice Dancing Team Says About You

Tonight brings the conclusion of my favorite sport in the Winter Olympics, ice dancing. I love everything about ice dancing—the flashy costumes, the cheesy music, the ballroom dance moves done…

Ami Angelowicz | February 22, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Johnny Weir Pledges His Room And Other Olympic Pre-Performance Rituals

My favorite figure skater ever, Johnny Weir, prepared for his Vancouver Olympic performance by, um, cleaning his hotel suite. Weir told People, “I was nervous. So I Lemon Pledged everything…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 22, 2010 - 12:30 pm

10 Reasons We Love Evan Lysacek

So if you weren’t able to stay up through the glitter and glamour of the men’s figure skating long program last night, I’ll just tell you that it was pretty…

Kelli Bender | February 19, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Which Winter Olympic Hottie Is Your Type?

Watching the Winter Olympics this week, I can’t stop thinking about how, whatever your type is, there’s a kind of athlete who will float your boat, if you know what…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 19, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Snowboarder Looks Dope At Olympics, Causes Public Outrage

Wow, talk about a case of overreaction. We can’t help but feel a little bad for Japanese Olympic snowboarder Kazuhiro Kokubo. Like many of his youthful brethren, he’s currently…

Erin Flaherty | February 18, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Shun, Shag, Or Marry: The American Boys Of The Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are upon us and though I don’t care enough to actually watch the events, I care just enough to imagine the contenders naked. But it’s sometimes hard…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 16, 2010 - 1:20 pm

5 Flicks To Get You Psyched For The Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics kick off tonight! The opening ceremony will surely offer up its usual blend of interpretive dance, laser lights, ridiculous torch-igniting stunts, and home-country artists. For some, this…

Kelli Bender | February 12, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Why Do The Olympics’ Leading Ladies Keep Getting Injured?

Poor Lindsey Vonn. She was on the top of everyone’s list of Winter Olympians to watch, and even graced the cover of Sports Illustrated this week, butt high in the

Kelli Bender | February 12, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Olympic Skier Sticks Butt In Air, Causes Controversy

What you’re looking at is the cover of Sports Illustrated’s special Olympic preview issue. The cover model is 25-year-old Olympic hopeful Lindsey Vonn, an alpine ski racer who is the…

Susannah Breslin | February 5, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Rodarte Takes On The Winter Olympics

When it comes to designing gold medal-worthy Olympic uniforms, why should Ralph Lauren and Vera Wang have all the fun? The New York Times Magazine asked the sisters Mulleavy to…

Erin Flaherty | February 4, 2010 - 2:10 pm
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