Tag Archives: Olympics

  • 9 Highest Paid Olympic Athletes Of 2012

    9 Highest Paid Olympic Athletes Of 2012

    When most people think of Olympic athletes, they think of young men and women scraping by on nothing more than hard work and determination. And for the most part, that’s true. Chasing an Olympic dream is not usually a means to financial security. For the vast majority of athletes, it’s a labor of love that […]

  • Swiss Soccer Player Michel Morganella Sent Home From Olympics For Racist Tweet

    Swiss Soccer Player Michel Morganella Sent Home From Olympics For Racist Tweet

    Last week, Greek triple-jump champion Voula Papachristou was banned from participating in the Olympics due to a racist Tweet that read, “with so many Africans in Greece, at least the West Nile mosquitoes will eat homemade food.” Now, Swiss soccer player Michel Morganella has become the second athlete to be sent home from the 2012 Summer […]

  • 9 Worst Dressed Countries At The 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony

    9 Worst Dressed Countries At The 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony

    I’m not a fashion critic. In fact, I can barely dress myself. But I do know stupid when I see it (for example, my face). And as far as things looking stupid, watching the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games was like hitting the mother load. To be fair, most traditional clothing from around […]

  • Legally Blind Olympic Archer Has Already Broken Two World Records

    Legally Blind Olympic Archer Has Already Broken Two World Records

    The 2012 Summer Olympics are only a day old (and the Opening Ceremonies haven’t even taken place yet), but we’ve already had a number of firsts. Yesterday we told you about the first controversy of the Games, which sprang up when organizers running the women’s soccer match between North Korea and Colombia put the South […]

  • 15 Great Olympics Commercials

    15 Great Olympics Commercials

    As everyone knows, the Olympics are about more than sports. They’re about the human spirit and the whole world coming together as one. Or at least, that’s what we’ve been told over the years by commercials seeking to capitalize on the popularity of the Games in order to sell more cheeseburgers and laundry detergent. Now, […]