Tag Archives: Olympics

  • 50 Hot Beach Volleyball Photos from the 2012 Summer Olympics

    50 Hot Beach Volleyball Photos from the 2012 Summer Olympics

    The women’s beach volleyball competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics wrapped up yesterday with Team USA defeating Team USA for the gold medal—Misty May-Treanor and Kerry Walsh Jennings beat April Ross and Jennifer Kessey, earning their third consecutive gold medal. Of course, now that beach volleyball is all done, there’s pretty much no reason to […]

  • More Video and Pictures of the Olympic Bottle Thrower Surface

    More Video and Pictures of the Olympic Bottle Thrower Surface

    Remember the other day when we told you about Usain Bolt‘s historic victory in the men’s 100m final, and how some guy threw a bottle out onto the track right before the starter fired his pistol? Well, the bottle-thrower’s name is Ashley Gill-Webb. He’s a vending machine repair man from South Milford in North Yorkshire, […]

  • 15 Olympians And Their Celebrity Look-Alikes

    15 Olympians And Their Celebrity Look-Alikes

    The Olympics have a way of radically transforming the lives of athletes. One month a 17-year swimmer can walk down the street and nobody knows who she is. The next she’s a bona fide celebrity appearing on cereal boxes and doing interviews on the Today Show. Of course, not every Olympian needs success at the […]

  • Here’s The Worst Olympic Dive You Will Ever See (GIF)

    Here’s The Worst Olympic Dive You Will Ever See (GIF)

    If this were a “who can make the biggest splash” competition, Stephan Feck of Germany would have easily earned a perfect score.  Unfortunately for him, it wasn’t a “biggest splash” competition.  It was a 3-meter springboard diving event at the 2012 London Olympics, and it earned him a last place finish in the competition and […]

  • Usain Bolt Wants To Try Out For Manchester United

    Usain Bolt Wants To Try Out For Manchester United

    So apparently the World’s Fastest Man, Usain Bolt, thinks he could cut it as a professional soccer player on one of the best teams in the greatest league in the world. Nobody ever said the guy lacked confidence. On Monday, the 2008 and 2012 Olympic gold medalist in the 100m sprint told UK paper The […]

  • 40 Funny Names from the 2012 Summer Olympics

    40 Funny Names from the 2012 Summer Olympics

    The 2012 Summer Olympics feature 10,500 athletes from 204 nations competing in 302 events in 26 sports. With that kind of diversity, you’re bound to come across some really interesting characters. But today we’re not looking at Olympic athletes with fascinating personal lives, hobbies, or appearances. We’ve done that already. Today we’re looking at Olympians […]