Tag Archives: Olympics

  • 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 […]

  • 25 Best GIFs From The 2012 Summer Olympics

    25 Best GIFs From The 2012 Summer Olympics

    The 2012 Summer Olympics may be gone forever, but their greatest (and worst…not to mention their most hilarious) moments will live on forever. In what form will these moments live on forever? Well, it won’t be in video, that’s for sure. The IOC has already begun scouring the world wide web, looking for illicitly uploaded […]

  • Hilarious Faces of Synchronized Swimming from London 2012 (Gallery)

    Hilarious Faces of Synchronized Swimming from London 2012 (Gallery)

    Synchronized swimming probably doesn’t sounds like the most interesting Olympic sport to watch, but it may very well provide the most interesting range of facial expressions at the Summer Games. For proof, look no further than the following gallery of funny synchronized swimming facial expressions.

  • Michael Phelps Appears In The Latest Ad From Louis Vuitton (Photo)

    Michael Phelps Appears In The Latest Ad From Louis Vuitton (Photo)

    Michael Phelps just retired from swimming at the age of 27. He won 4 gold medals and 2 silver medals at the London Olympics this year, bringing his career totals to 22 medals overall and 18 golds. making him the most-decorated Olympian of all time. So what is he going to do with himself now […]

  • The 15 Best Stories From The 2012 Summer Olympics

    The 15 Best Stories From The 2012 Summer Olympics

    The Olympics always give us a wide variety of stories to tell—stories about legendary performances, human perseverance, or athletes overcoming adversity. And the 2012 Summer Olympics were no different. We saw athletes playing through injuries, inspiring nations, making entire stadiums laugh, and, of course, making entire stadiums erupt with deafening cheers. So today we take […]