Olympics

  • 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 […]

  • Oscar Pistorius Begins Testimony by Apologizing to Reeva Steenkamp’s Family

    Oscar Pistorius Begins Testimony by Apologizing to Reeva Steenkamp’s Family

    It’s been over a year since the world awoke to the shocking news that South African Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius had been arrested for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. And while his trial has been underway for a little over two weeks—as you have no doubt already heard—it was not until today that the defense began its case and […]