Olympics

  • Rivaldo, Brazilian Soccer Legend, Urges People Not to Attend Brazil Olympics

    Rivaldo, Brazilian Soccer Legend, Urges People Not to Attend Brazil Olympics

    Citing crime and political unrest (but not mentioning the ecological messes abundant in the country), soccer legend Rivaldo has urged all foreigners planning on attending the Brazil Olympics this summer to just stay home. He said publicly: “Things are getting uglier here every day. I advise everyone with plans to visit Brazil for the Olympics […]

  • ASU Uses Michael Phelps to Distract Oregon State Free-Throw Shooter (Video)

    ASU Uses Michael Phelps to Distract Oregon State Free-Throw Shooter (Video)

    Is Michael Phelps in a speedo enough to distract you from whatever it is you’re doing? If so, you’re not alone. Apparently, it was enough to distract Oregon State freshman guard Stephen Thompson Jr., who missed both of his free-throw attempts after the 18-time Olympic gold medalist appeared from behind Arizona State’s “Curtain of Distraction,” […]

  • Drone Falling From the Sky Almost Took Out a Skier During a Race (Video)

    Drone Falling From the Sky Almost Took Out a Skier During a Race (Video)

    As though downhill skiing wasn’t dangerous enough, someone thought to add an extra element of craziness to the sport by dropping flying drones on the contestants, video game-style. Okay. Not really. No one’s that sadistic, but a drone DID fall from the sky during a run by Marcel Hirscher, one of the best alpine skiers […]

  • Canadian Curler Faceplants on Ice, Gets Seven Stitches, Returns to Game (Video)

    Canadian Curler Faceplants on Ice, Gets Seven Stitches, Returns to Game (Video)

    Curling is not a violent sport. In fact, despite the fact that curling is played on ice in Canada, physical contact between competitors is strictly prohibited. So curling injuries? They’re pretty rare. However, as Brad Gushue can tell you, curling injuries do happen. Just watch as the Canadian curler faceplants while taking part in something […]

  • Kara Del Toro Stars in a Racy Volleyball Butt-Slapping Video

    Kara Del Toro Stars in a Racy Volleyball Butt-Slapping Video

    If you want a sexy video of hot athletes touching each other in a sexually suggestive way, you of course go straight to the source: fast food restaurant Carl’s Jr. Their ad machine is at it again, this time with a video made of supermodels dressed as volleyball players slapping each other’s butts. It’s not […]

  • Usain Bolt Wins 200m Race, Gets Leveled by Man on Segway (Video)

    Usain Bolt Wins 200m Race, Gets Leveled by Man on Segway (Video)

    Usain Bolt has had a long road back since his dominance around 2012-2013. He’s had hamstring issues, doubters, increased competition from the field…but he appears to have gotten his act together to the point that he’s back in form. He ran the fastest 200M of the year yesterday in Beijing at the World Athletics Championships, winning the […]

  • American Distance Runner Celebrates in Home Stretch, Gets Overtaken (Video)

    American Distance Runner Celebrates in Home Stretch, Gets Overtaken (Video)

    There’s a couple things about this that bug me more than the usual “celebrates too early, then loses” story. Ok. So really there’s just one. But we’ll get to it in a second. First, the background. During the 10,000 meters competition at the World Athletic Championships in Beijing, distance runner Molly Huddle celebrated about five […]

  • Beijing Will Host 2022 Winter Olympics

    Beijing Will Host 2022 Winter Olympics

    Beijing emerged victorious in a tight vote against Almaty, Kazakhstan (44-40), earning the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. It marks the second time in 14 years that the Chinese capital will host the Olympic Games, having also hosted the Summer Olympics back in 2008. It also marks the third consecutive Olympics that will […]

  • This Might Be the Worst Competition Dive Ever (Video)

    This Might Be the Worst Competition Dive Ever (Video)

    I feel sort of bad about calling out this diver for their terrible dive. I mean, I know they did it publicly and everything, but no one, not even athletes, are immune from having their brain lock up in a big moment. And when you’re diving, it’s just you out there. It’s likely this isn’t […]