Tag Archives: Olympics

  • Kenyan High Jumpers Sure Can Jump High (Video)

    Kenyan High Jumpers Sure Can Jump High (Video)

    Throughout the entire history of the Olympic men’s high jump competition, not one single athlete from Kenya has ever finished on the podium.  That’s right.  From 1896 to 2012, 28 Olympic men’s high jump competitions have taken place, and not one single Kenyan has won a medal.  Not gold.  Not silver.  Not even bronze. At […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 21st) – Sweden Men’s Hockey

    This Day In Sports History (May 21st) – Sweden Men’s Hockey

    It was on this day in 2006 that the Swedish men’s hockey team won gold at the World Hockey Championships.  Sweden defeated the Czech Republic 4-0 in the championship game played in Riga, Latvia. Sweden became the first country in history to win gold at both the Olympics as well as the World Hockey Championships […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 22nd) – Miracle On Ice

    This Day In Sports History (February 22nd) – Miracle On Ice

    It was on this day in 1980 that the United States Men’s Olympic hockey team shocked the world by beating the heavily favored Soviet team.  Mike Eruzione scored the winner with ten minutes to go in the third period for a 4-3 victory. What most people do not realize is that this game did not […]

  • Michelle Jenneke: 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Photos & Video

    Michelle Jenneke: 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Photos & Video

    Michelle Jenneke became a hit over the summer with her sexy pre-race dance routine, and now she’s bound to turn even more heads following her appearance in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The Australian hurdler shed her track & field uniform for an even sexier outfit, as she posed in a skimpy little bikini […]

  • Oscar Pistorius Charged with Murdering His Girlfriend

    Oscar Pistorius Charged with Murdering His Girlfriend

    You know how you’ve read all those moving, inspirational stories about double-amputee Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, and what a hero he is? Yeah, well, never mind. All that stuff has been undone. The fact that this guy became the first double-amputee in history to compete in the Olympics against able-bodied athletes doesn’t really matter any […]

  • Brazilian Prostitutes Are Getting Ready for the World Cup by Learning English

    Brazilian Prostitutes Are Getting Ready for the World Cup by Learning English

    Prostitution is legal in Brazil, as it is in many western nations. However, unlike some other countries, where certain laws have been enacted to keep prostitution very discreet and secretive, in Brazil the government almost encourages it by providing a number of helpful resources for prostitutes. For a while, the government even had a website […]

  • 25 Most Memorable Sports Moments Of 2012

    25 Most Memorable Sports Moments Of 2012

    Events such as LeBron James’ first championship, the Kings winning the Stanley Cup, and the London Olympic games might seem like distant memories now that we’re focused on the NFL, but all of it went down in 2012. It just goes to show that a lot can happen in a year, and it’s easy for […]

  • Will This Video Help Make Squash an Olympic Sport?

    Will This Video Help Make Squash an Olympic Sport?

    Golf and Rugby Sevens are the two most recent sports to be added to the Summer Olympics (they are set to debut at the 2016 Games in Rio), and now it appears as though the sport of squash is attempting to follow in their footsteps. In an attempt to help them achieve that goal, two […]

  • Watch Double-Amputee Oscar Pistorius Race a Horse (Video)

    Watch Double-Amputee Oscar Pistorius Race a Horse (Video)

    This summer, South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius captured the world’s attention when he became the first ever double-amputee to compete in the men’s 400m and 4x400m events at the Summer Olympics in London. So what’s be been up to since then? Well, right after he competed in the regular Olympics, he competed in the Paralympics. And […]

  • Meet Carlin Isles, the Fastest Rugby Player in the World (Video)

    Meet Carlin Isles, the Fastest Rugby Player in the World (Video)

    Apparently when you’re an extremely gifted athlete, you can pick up new sports pretty quickly. Take American sprinter Carlin Isles, for example. He didn’t make the cut for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track Team, so he missed out on London. However, his personal best for the 100m is 10.13 seconds, which would have put him […]

  • Sexy Australian Hurdler Michelle Jenneke Is Dancing Again (Video)

    Sexy Australian Hurdler Michelle Jenneke Is Dancing Again (Video)

    Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke rocked the sporting world with her sexy pre-race dance routine, and now the 19-year-old beauty is back in the spotlight thanks to a recent photo shoot she took part in with the people at Cosby Sweaters. In addition to posing for the camera, Michelle also took time to talk about her […]

  • Leryn Franco Looking Sexy In A Bikini On Miami Beach (Gallery)

    Leryn Franco Looking Sexy In A Bikini On Miami Beach (Gallery)

    After finishing 34th at the 2012 London Olympic Games over the summer, Paraguayan javelinist Leryn Franco needed a break from it all.  She had just spent the past two years training, competing in other events and posing for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, so a vacation was definitely in order.  And that well-deserved vacay has taken […]