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  • USA Basketball in Attendance to Cheer on Michael Phelps (Pics + Vids)

    USA Basketball in Attendance to Cheer on Michael Phelps (Pics + Vids)

    Kevin Durant, DeMarcus Cousins, Kyle Lowry, Draymond Green, DeAndre Jordan, and Klay Thompson were all in attendance as Michael Phelps competed for – and won – his 20th career gold medal on Tuesday. Team USA had the night off, so they decided to roll up as a group and cheer on their fellow countryman. Here are many, many pics of […]

  • Tensions Between Lebanon and Israel Flare Up at Rio Olympics

    Tensions Between Lebanon and Israel Flare Up at Rio Olympics

    Israeli athletes were barred from boarding a bus filled with Lebanese athletes headed to the Olympic opening ceremony in Rio on Friday. Now the two Olympic delegations are engaged in a war of words over the cause of the altercation. Gili Lusting, head of the Israeli delegation, says Olympic organizers instructed them to take the […]

  • Rio Police Arrest Namibian Boxer for Attempted Sexual Assault in Olympic Village

    Rio Police Arrest Namibian Boxer for Attempted Sexual Assault in Olympic Village

    Rio police arrested Namibian boxer Jonas Junius on suspicion of attempted sexual assault. Junius, 22, was Namibia’s flag bearer at the opening ceremonies this past Friday. The story was first reported on Monday morning by Al Jazeera correspondent Gabriel Elizondo. JUST IN: Jonas Junius, Olympic boxer from Namibia, arrested for attempted sex assault of a […]

  • Meet German Field Hockey Players Linus BUTT and Florian FUCHS (Pic)

    Meet German Field Hockey Players Linus BUTT and Florian FUCHS (Pic)

    With thousands of athletes from all corner of the world, there is never a shortage of funny names at the Olympics. However, sometimes there’s just no substitute for good old fashioned serendipity. On Saturday, Germany and Canada kicked off the men’s field hockey tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Germans won by a score […]

  • French Gymnast That Snapped His Leg Was Dropped While on Stretcher (Video)

    French Gymnast That Snapped His Leg Was Dropped While on Stretcher (Video)

    On Saturday during the Rio Olympics, French gymnast Samir Ait Said suffered one of the more horrible & horrific injuries you will ever see after a failed vault attempt.    My heart sank to my stomach watching this video of French gymnast #SamirAitSaid land.. https://t.co/PXpb4nff7Mhttps://t.co/wDhtvQ5AWi — Perez (@ThePerezHilton) August 7, 2016 His horrible ordeal got that much […]

  • French Gymnast Suffers Horrific Leg Injury After Vault (Video)

    French Gymnast Suffers Horrific Leg Injury After Vault (Video)

    On Saturday, French gymnast Samir Ait Said suffered a horrible & horrific injury after a failed vault attempt.    WARNING: French Gymnast Samir Ait Said broke his leg during on vault. Not a great sight.#Rio2016pic.twitter.com/hKKAo0who9 — Def Pen Sports (@DefPenSports) August 6, 2016 His leg snapped in the wrong direction, and according to people on social […]