Olympics

  • Cycling Crash Video Makes Me Want to Put a Helmet on Just Watching It

    Cycling Crash Video Makes Me Want to Put a Helmet on Just Watching It

    This cycling crash video plays like a critical scene in a horror film. Everything is going calmly, with smooth-voiced British commentators to ensure that we’re lulled into a false sense of security. A group of four riders, ahead of everyone else in a 22-mile race at the World Road Cycling Championships were in a group […]

  • Female Colombian Cycling Team Wearing Suits That Make Them Look Naked (Pic)

    Female Colombian Cycling Team Wearing Suits That Make Them Look Naked (Pic)

    The new female Colombian cycling team uniforms are here! Normally, we wouldn’t be so excited, but these things are effing hilarious. They went for a traditional outfit, then sprayed a giant gold stripe across the middle. Only the gold looks flesh-colored. And the shading makes it look like you can see the Colombian cycling team’s […]

  • Usain Bolt Still Is Still Really Fast, Sets Indoor 100M Record (Video)

    Usain Bolt Still Is Still Really Fast, Sets Indoor 100M Record (Video)

    It’s hard to remind ourselves that dominant Olympic athletes aren’t just frozen in carbonite for the time in between the quadrennial contest; they actually do lower profile events, and sometimes, their performances are just as compelling. Usain Bolt is one such athlete. A track star dominant in his event in a manner not seen since […]

  • French 4 x 400M Anchor Stages Amazing Come-From-Behind Win (Video)

    French 4 x 400M Anchor Stages Amazing Come-From-Behind Win (Video)

    If you like great come-from-behind wins, then this video is for you. Or, if you are indifferent to great-come-from-behind wins, but really like the sound of excited French announcers, then this video is also for you. Going into the final handoff of the European Championship 4 x 400M relay final, Ukraine, Russia, and Great Britain […]

  • Aussie Swimming Legend Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

    Aussie Swimming Legend Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

    Yesterday, five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpse, 31, revealed that he is gay during an interview broadcast on Australia’s Channel 10. For years there had been speculation about Thorpe’s sexuality, and for years he insisted he was straight. In fact, just two years ago, in his autobiography This Is Me, he wrote, “I am […]

  • Here’s A Creepy Video Of Oscar Pistorius Re-Enacting His Girlfriend’s Murder

    Here’s A Creepy Video Of Oscar Pistorius Re-Enacting His Girlfriend’s Murder

    Just when the World Cup is at a fever pitch, and we’ve got the pleasant drone of meaningless mid-season baseball to keep us idly happy, we’re interrupted with a reminder of the darker side of sports. Today, it’s the release of a defense-made video re-enactment of Oscar Pistorius‘ version of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp‘s, death. The video […]