Tag Archives: Olympics

  • Jimmy Kimmel Proves All Sports Look Gay in Slow Motion (Video)

    Jimmy Kimmel Proves All Sports Look Gay in Slow Motion (Video)

    Last week a couple of American lugers at the 2014 Winter Olympics took umbrage at a Canadian anti-discrimination commercial that basically called doubles luge gay. Was the commercial funny? Definitely. However, it was also a bit silly, and one of the athletes in question theorized that any sport looks gay if you watch certain parts of it […]

  • 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 Athlete-Celebrity Doppelgangers at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    21 Athlete-Celebrity Doppelgangers at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    It’s never hard to find celebrity athletes at the Olympics. Some of them are already famous when they arrive the Games, and others become famous for what they accomplish there. But there’s never any shortage of people who would make you turn your head if you saw them walking down the street. Of course, in […]

  • 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. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 13th) – Calgary ’88

    This Day In Sports History (February 13th) – Calgary ’88

    It was on this day in 1988 that the XV Olympic Winter Games kicked off in Calgary, Alberta.  The games would run for the following 15 days, before closing out on February 28th. The games were dominated by the Soviet Union and East Germany, as they finished first and second, respectively, in the final medal […]

  • The 15 Hottest Countries at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

    The 15 Hottest Countries at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

    We’ve already given you our take on the hottest individual female athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics. However, everyone knows the Olympics aren’t just about individual achievement. They’re also about teamwork and representing your country. So it’s only fitting that we also rank the hottest countries at the Sochi Games. Our methodology? Oh, it’s very scientific. First […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 12th) – Lillehammer ’94

    This Day In Sports History (February 12th) – Lillehammer ’94

    It was on this day in 1994 that the opening ceremonies were held for the 17th Winter Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.  The Norwegians took home the most medals with a total of 26 (10 gold, 11 silver, 5 bronze)  while the Russians had 11 golds of their own, which was the most of any […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]