Olympics

  • 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 […]

  • Usain Bolt Wants To Try Out For Manchester United

    Usain Bolt Wants To Try Out For Manchester United

    So apparently the World’s Fastest Man, Usain Bolt, thinks he could cut it as a professional soccer player on one of the best teams in the greatest league in the world. Nobody ever said the guy lacked confidence. On Monday, the 2008 and 2012 Olympic gold medalist in the 100m sprint told UK paper The […]

  • How Much Is Each Olympic Medal Worth? (Infographic)

    How Much Is Each Olympic Medal Worth? (Infographic)

    Athletes who win an Olympic medal are often rewarded with a cash prize from their country (depending on the country and the color of the medal), along with the possibility of earning some additional money through endorsement deals and public appearances following the Olympic Games.  So yes, earning a medal at the Olympic Games is […]