Tag Archives: 2014 Winter Olympics

  • 9 Biggest Upsets in Olympic Hockey History

    9 Biggest Upsets in Olympic Hockey History

    There are a number of thrilling events at the Winter Olympics. However, with all due respect to downhill skiing, snowboard cross, and short track speed skating, it’s pretty clear that the most exciting event of all is ice hockey. So what is it about hockey? Well it’s not just the fast pace, the skill, the rivalries, […]

  • 21 Figure Skating Costumes that Were Obviously Designed by Somebody on Acid

    21 Figure Skating Costumes that Were Obviously Designed by Somebody on Acid

    There are a lot of interesting uniforms at the 2014 Winter Olympics, from the mariachi ski suit of Mexican skier Hubertus Von Hohenlohe to the seizure-inducing pants of the Norwegian men’s curling team. However, nobody—and I do mean nobody—can match the insanity of the figure skating costumes. These things get more extreme every single time out. […]

  • Lovable Losers: 11 Of The Worst Winter Olympians Of All-Time

    Lovable Losers: 11 Of The Worst Winter Olympians Of All-Time

    Every time the Olympics roll around we’re guaranteed to see some pretty remarkable performances, and the 2014 Winter Olympics are certainly no different. However, in addition to the great performances by legendary Olympians, your pretty much also guaranteed some really terrible performances by really terrible Olympians. And that’s what we’re going to focus on today: the world’s worst […]

  • 27 Best #Sochiproblems Tweets and Memes

    27 Best #Sochiproblems Tweets and Memes

    Last week, when members of the western media began to arrive Sochi and complain about the shabby state of their accommodations at the 2014 Winter Olympics, a 20-year-old journalism student from Ontario named Alex Broad thought of a great idea for a funny Twitter handle. Pretty soon @SochiProblems was born. Broad started collecting all the complaints […]

  • More #SochiProblems: Olympic Ring Malfunctions During Opening Ceremony (GIF)

    More #SochiProblems: Olympic Ring Malfunctions During Opening Ceremony (GIF)

    The organizers at the Sochi Olympics have a lot of problems to worry about. There seems to be a serious shortage of doorknobs in the hotels, there’s water that will apparently melt your face, nobody thought to put bathroom stalls around all the toilets, stray dogs are interrupting events, and there are roaming murder squads out […]

  • 40 Funny Names from the 2014 Winter Olympics

    40 Funny Names from the 2014 Winter Olympics

    The Opening Ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games is going on right now. Over 2,800 elite athletes from all around the globe are gathering in Sochi and celebrating this rare and beautiful time in which we all put aside our cultural, religious, and political differences and celebrate our common humanity. But me? Yeah, I’m […]