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  • Reports: U.S. Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Held Up At Gunpoint in Rio

    Reports: U.S. Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Held Up At Gunpoint in Rio

    Just in case you thought it was glitz, glamour, and beaches out in Rio during the Olympics, you thought wrong. It was reported on Sunday that U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte was held up at gunpoint while at a party last night, although the IOC denies such a thing even happen.  IOC spokesman: Report of swimmer Lochte […]

  • Simone Manuel, 1st Black Woman to Medal & Win Gold in Individual Swimming (Video)

    Simone Manuel, 1st Black Woman to Medal & Win Gold in Individual Swimming (Video)

    On Thursday, not only did Simone Manuel become the first African-American woman to win a medal (gold, might I add) in an individual swimming competition, but she set a record in the process.   #GOLD + an OLYMPIC RECORD with a time of 52.70 for @simone_manuel! pic.twitter.com/nzP2dwQCUI — U.S. Olympic Team (@TeamUSA) August 12, 2016 Simone Manuel […]

  • Judo Bronze Medalist Gets Mugged While Out Celebrating Victory

    Judo Bronze Medalist Gets Mugged While Out Celebrating Victory

    Dirk Van Tichelt managed to nab a bronze medal in the 73-kg class for judo, and, understandably, went out later that night to celebrate on Copacabana Beach. But while he was out, he ran into a mugger who sucker-punched him in the face and stole his cell phone.  Fortunately, the attacked didn’t get his hands […]

  • Armenian Weightlifter Suffers Gruesome Injury (Pics + Video)

    Armenian Weightlifter Suffers Gruesome Injury (Pics + Video)

    NOPE. Just NOPE. Just a few days ago, french gymnast Samir Ait Said suffered one of the more horrible & horrific injuries you will ever see at the Olympics after a failed vault attempt.  On Wednesday, Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan suffered a brutal injury of his own after he appeared to dislocate his elbow during a lift. Please enable Javascript to […]

  • USA Basketball in Attendance to Cheer on Michael Phelps (Pics + Vids)

    USA Basketball in Attendance to Cheer on Michael Phelps (Pics + Vids)

    Kevin Durant, DeMarcus Cousins, Kyle Lowry, Draymond Green, DeAndre Jordan, and Klay Thompson were all in attendance as Michael Phelps competed for – and won – his 20th career gold medal on Tuesday. Team USA had the night off, so they decided to roll up as a group and cheer on their fellow countryman. Here are many, many pics of […]

  • Fight Breaks Out in Stands During Olympics Tennis Match (Video)

    Fight Breaks Out in Stands During Olympics Tennis Match (Video)

    After upsetting Novak Djokovic in round one, Juan Martin del Potro had all eyes on him in the next round, where he was taking on Portuguese contender Joao Sousa. Del Potro won the match, but the moment was marred by heckling and booing of the Argentine by fans of national rival, Brazil. The animosity got bad enough […]