Tag Archives: 2014 Winter Olympics

  • 25 Athletes to Follow on Twitter During the 2014 Winter Olympics

    25 Athletes to Follow on Twitter During the 2014 Winter Olympics

    The 2014 Winter Olympics get underway tomorrow. That’s right, tomorrow. You probably thought they started Friday because the opening ceremony is Friday, but there are several figure skating, freestyle skiing, and snowboarding events that actually begin on Thursday.  In any case, if you’re as pumped as I am for the Games, then chances are traditional […]

  • Sochi Is Hilariously Unprepared to Host the Winter Olympics (Photos)

    Sochi Is Hilariously Unprepared to Host the Winter Olympics (Photos)

    Let’s start with the good news: the main athletic complex and all the venues for the 2014 Winter Olympics seem to be sparkling and ready to go, and they certainly look impressive. From there, however, it’s all downhill. The Athlete’s Village? That’s ready. But the Olympians had better not be expecting deluxe accommodations. The rooms […]

  • 29 Awkward Winter Sports Fail GIFs

    29 Awkward Winter Sports Fail GIFs

    I’m sure the upcoming XXII Olympic Winter Games are going to features some truly incredible athletic performances that amaze and inspire us. However, the they will also certainly feature some truly epic fail, because, man, these sports are hard. It’s not like the Winter athletes are just running and jumping and swimming, all of which […]

  • The 13 Biggest Scandals in the History of the Winter Olympics

    The 13 Biggest Scandals in the History of the Winter Olympics

    The 2014 Winter Olympics haven’t even gotten underway yet, and already it is looking like they might be amongst the most controversial and scandal-ridden games of all-time. First it was the vague Russian law outlawing “gay propaganda,” which is fairly upsetting for the countries of the world that value free speech. Then came word that the […]

  • The 12 New Events at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    The 12 New Events at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    Pretty much every time the Olympics roll around there seem to be a few new events. However, at the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi there will actually be a record 12 new events, making them the biggest Winter Games ever. What are these new events? Well, there are three new mixed events, four new […]