Olympics

  • The 15 Best Stories From The 2012 Summer Olympics

    The 15 Best Stories From The 2012 Summer Olympics

    The Olympics always give us a wide variety of stories to tell—stories about legendary performances, human perseverance, or athletes overcoming adversity. And the 2012 Summer Olympics were no different. We saw athletes playing through injuries, inspiring nations, making entire stadiums laugh, and, of course, making entire stadiums erupt with deafening cheers. So today we take […]

  • Olympics BMX Crash Wipes Out The Competition (Video)

    Olympics BMX Crash Wipes Out The Competition (Video)

    New Zealand BMX racer Marc Willers will probably never win an easier race in his life. During the opening quarterfinal run in the third heat of yesterday’s men’s cycling BMX race, Willers took a lead heading into the second-last turn of the race, and that small lead payed incredibly large dividends, as he was able […]

  • US Gymnasts Are Hitting The Town Now That Their Events Have Concluded (Video)

    US Gymnasts Are Hitting The Town Now That Their Events Have Concluded (Video)

    Now that the women’s gymnastics competition has finally concluded at the 2012 Summer Olympics, the American gymnasts—so successful this year—can finally relax and have some fun in one of the world’s greatest cities. So what does relaxing and having fun entail if you are gold medalists Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Kyla Ross, and […]

  • Google’s Homepage Has A Cool Kayak Game

    Google’s Homepage Has A Cool Kayak Game

    As if Google hasn’t already provided us all with enough through their incredibly efficient and extensive search engine, throughout these Olympics Games they have decided to give us even more, via their series of addictive Google Doodle Olympic Games, which allow you to play a different Olympic sport each day before you get on with […]

  • More Video and Pictures of the Olympic Bottle Thrower Surface

    More Video and Pictures of the Olympic Bottle Thrower Surface

    Remember the other day when we told you about Usain Bolt‘s historic victory in the men’s 100m final, and how some guy threw a bottle out onto the track right before the starter fired his pistol? Well, the bottle-thrower’s name is Ashley Gill-Webb. He’s a vending machine repair man from South Milford in North Yorkshire, […]

  • Here’s The Worst Olympic Dive You Will Ever See (GIF)

    Here’s The Worst Olympic Dive You Will Ever See (GIF)

    If this were a “who can make the biggest splash” competition, Stephan Feck of Germany would have easily earned a perfect score.  Unfortunately for him, it wasn’t a “biggest splash” competition.  It was a 3-meter springboard diving event at the 2012 London Olympics, and it earned him a last place finish in the competition and […]