Tag Archives: Olympics

  • Vicious Hit Leaves Slovak Player Unconscious, Bloodied (Video)

    Vicious Hit Leaves Slovak Player Unconscious, Bloodied (Video)

    The dangers of hockey are no secret to those familiar with the game.  So even with the Olympics being touted as a showcase of some of the most skilled players from around the world, it should not have surprised many to see what occurred last night in Vancouver during a game between Slovakia and Norway. […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Canadians Send Strong Message To The World

    Picture Of The Day: Canadians Send Strong Message To The World

    Coming into the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Canadians had high expectations for their “own the podium program.”  Unfortunately, the podium has not quite been owned by the home nation, causing some to state that Canada has not been able to “find the podium,” or perhaps they have “rented out the podium to the Americans.” […]

  • Madeleine Dupont Loses Match & Tears After Canadian Cheers

    Madeleine Dupont Loses Match & Tears After Canadian Cheers

    Any sport in the Olympics can get heated – even curling.  Curling, which is a mix of boule and shuffleboard on ice, is one of the Olympic sports many people may not actually think is a sport, but intrigues me the most.  I’ve spent my fair share of time on the shuffleboard table and I […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Creepiest Helmet Ever?

    Picture Of The Day: Creepiest Helmet Ever?

    We have shown you some of the ugliest helmets in sports before.  Now we are here to show you the creepiest.  It belongs to Slovenian skier Tina Maze, and it is quite simple, yet perplexing all at once. It is enough to make you ask, “What are you looking at?” The two eyes painted on […]

  • Ovechkin’s Hit on Jagr Sets Tone In Russian Victory

    Ovechkin’s Hit on Jagr Sets Tone In Russian Victory

    Being physical is nothing new when it comes to Alex Ovechkin‘s style of play on the ice, but we have mentioned before that the energetic superstar does seem to show that much more pride when he is playing for his country.  During yesterday afternoon’s final round robin game against the Czech Republic, that sense of […]

  • Colbert Shows Off His Table Hockey Skills Against the Russians

    Colbert Shows Off His Table Hockey Skills Against the Russians

    If there is one thing you can bank on, it is that no matter what Stephen Colbert is doing, he can make it entertaining.  After all, table hockey is not exactly fun to watch, but when it involves Colbert yelling things like “someone sabotaged my knob” and “this is payback for Rocky IV” at his […]

  • Too soon for this Olympic Luge Advertisement?

    Too soon for this Olympic Luge Advertisement?

    We can’t help but ask what The Globe and Mail was thinking when they decided to run this advertisement in Tuesday’s edition of the popular Canadian newspaper.  Too soon?  One would have to think so, and if that wasn’t enough, it should also be noted that the ad ran adjacent to an article titled “Games […]

  • There Is Something Uncomforting About 2-Man Luge (PIC)

    There Is Something Uncomforting About 2-Man Luge (PIC)

    The sport of luge has garnered much attention during the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver following a horrific accident which cost a participant his life during a training run just prior to the start of the games.  It is believed to be the fastest sport at the Olympics and some have defined it as a dangerous […]

  • Imagine If Biathlon Was Like This?

    Imagine If Biathlon Was Like This?

    As sports fans, we are always looking for ways to improve various competitions.  For example, they could insert piranhas into the pool during swimming races, or use a flaming pole during high jump events.  As for biathlon, this idea may be a little over the edge, but it sure as hell would make things that […]

  • French Skiier Marion Rolland Is Just Embarrassing (Video)

    French Skiier Marion Rolland Is Just Embarrassing (Video)

    Just when we thought Shaq had won the award for most embarrassing moment of the week, along came French skier Marion Rolland to steal the spotlight. It is no secret that the sport of alpine skiing can be quite dangerous at times, as competitors are always at risk to experience rather disastrous tumbles down the […]

  • Alex Ovechkin’s Skate Blades Are On Fire

    Alex Ovechkin’s Skate Blades Are On Fire

    There should be no questioning Alex Ovechkin’s pride for his home country, Russia.  After all, the Washington Capitals’ sniper has made it clear to the world that he intends to leave the NHL, if need be, in order to play at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. When Ovi took to the ice with […]

  • Human Trampoline Torpedo (GIF)

    Human Trampoline Torpedo (GIF)

    Trampolines are ridiculously fun.  I remember as a kid one of my friends had one and all I wanted to do after school everyday was jump on his trampoline.  In this little gif, all the fun and games involved in trampolines are exposed for how dangerous, and hilarious, they can be. Now everyone has seen […]

  • Team China Sexual Stretches at the Olympics (Video)

    Team China Sexual Stretches at the Olympics (Video)

    What’s Team China preparing for here — some ice dancing or some gang banging?  Take a look at these two Chinese Olympic athletes stretching by the closed concession stand in preparation for Lord knows what competition it is they’re participating in. The Chinese lady is doing some serious lower back and neck stretches, as if […]

  • Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis Nyquil Ad is, um, Depressing

    Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis Nyquil Ad is, um, Depressing

    I’m not quite sure what to make of the following Nyquil advertisement.  The medicine is supposed to help with a cold and give you a better night’s rest “for a better [looking] tomorrow.”  However, they’ve depicted U.S. snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis as if she has just overdosed on the medicine (like a few celebrities have in […]