Olympics

  • Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Over the weekend it was reported that US sprinter Tyson Gay had pulled himself from next month’s world championships in Moscow after testing positive for a banned substance. At some point late last week, Gay was notified by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that his May 16 out-of-competition test had come back positive.  He will have […]

  • Sochi 2014 Olympic Medals Unveiled (Gallery)

    Sochi 2014 Olympic Medals Unveiled (Gallery)

    In less than one year, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will take place.  During the 22nd edition of the Winter Games, gold, silver and bronze medals will be handed out to competitors in 98 events across 15 different sports.  Athletes all over the world have been preparing for this marquee event for some […]

  • Kenyan High Jumpers Sure Can Jump High (Video)

    Kenyan High Jumpers Sure Can Jump High (Video)

    Throughout the entire history of the Olympic men’s high jump competition, not one single athlete from Kenya has ever finished on the podium.  That’s right.  From 1896 to 2012, 28 Olympic men’s high jump competitions have taken place, and not one single Kenyan has won a medal.  Not gold.  Not silver.  Not even bronze. At […]

  • Michelle Jenneke: 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Photos & Video

    Michelle Jenneke: 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Photos & Video

    Michelle Jenneke became a hit over the summer with her sexy pre-race dance routine, and now she’s bound to turn even more heads following her appearance in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The Australian hurdler shed her track & field uniform for an even sexier outfit, as she posed in a skimpy little bikini […]

  • Oscar Pistorius Charged with Murdering His Girlfriend

    Oscar Pistorius Charged with Murdering His Girlfriend

    You know how you’ve read all those moving, inspirational stories about double-amputee Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, and what a hero he is? Yeah, well, never mind. All that stuff has been undone. The fact that this guy became the first double-amputee in history to compete in the Olympics against able-bodied athletes doesn’t really matter any […]

  • Brazilian Prostitutes Are Getting Ready for the World Cup by Learning English

    Brazilian Prostitutes Are Getting Ready for the World Cup by Learning English

    Prostitution is legal in Brazil, as it is in many western nations. However, unlike some other countries, where certain laws have been enacted to keep prostitution very discreet and secretive, in Brazil the government almost encourages it by providing a number of helpful resources for prostitutes. For a while, the government even had a website […]

  • Will This Video Help Make Squash an Olympic Sport?

    Will This Video Help Make Squash an Olympic Sport?

    Golf and Rugby Sevens are the two most recent sports to be added to the Summer Olympics (they are set to debut at the 2016 Games in Rio), and now it appears as though the sport of squash is attempting to follow in their footsteps. In an attempt to help them achieve that goal, two […]