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WATCH: Lolo Jones says she misses her 'bobsled butt'

Olympic bobsledder Lolo Jones says that one of the things she misses most from the Sochi Winter Olympics is the "nice bobsled butt" that she worked so hard to get while training for the event.Jones made the admission while speaking with The Post Game at Wednesday night's ESPY awards in Los Angeles. In the process of dropping the extra weight after the Sochi Olympics...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gold medalist gets surprise visit from family on 'Ellen'

American snowboarder Jamie Anderson won the first ever slopstyle gold medal while competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. It earned her instant fame, a first-class seat upgrade, (probably) a few more endorsement deals and — most importantly — a guest appearance on “Ellen.” Anderson, 23, showed Ellen DeGeneres her bling in what was her first public appearance since...
Via NESN.com
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The craziest moments from Sochi (so far)

Prior to the Sochi Winter Olympics there were plenty of concerns swirling around the Games of the XXII Olympiad. Whether it was melting snow, stray...
Via Athlon Sports
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Five not-so-inspirational Olympic moments

Sometimes it's fun to take a great athlete down a peg.
Via Gunaxin Sports
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Gallery: The best photos from the Sochi games

Since the start of the Opening Ceemony over 10.1 million Tweets have been sent out by athletes, brands, media personnel and fans at home regarding the Olympics. Over 1.8 came in the last 24 hours alone. Amongst all those Tweets are some incredibly fascinating and popular photos. Twitter has been nice enough to share with us the most popular Olympic photos from each day of the games...
Via The Roosevelts
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia's Olga Graf celebrates with near wardrobe malfunction

Olga Graf of Russia celebrated her bronze medal win on Sunday by unzipping her suit a bit. Graf forgot that the tight suit prevented her from wearing a t-shirt and exposed some skin. Fortunately for the Russian her lady bits were covered still. RESULTS: Ladies 3000 m “I totally forgot,” Graf said through a translator. “We have very good suits and they are very tight. … You...
Via Tireball.com
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gallery: The lovely ladies of curling

Curling is kinda hot, trust us.
Via Gunaxin Girls
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Five crazy things to watch for in Sochi

The Sochi Winter Olympics are the Games of the XXII Olympiad. They are also shaping up to be a potential dumpster fire on all fronts —...
Via Athlon Sports
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Indian luger wipes out, manages to get back on, finish run

Shiva Keshavan, a 31-year-old Indian luger, fell off his sled but miraculously managed to regain control and get back on his sled to finish his practice run. India is currently suspended by the IOC so Keshavan is racing under the Olympic flag. Pretty impressive by this dude. I would’ve curled up in a ball and screamed, “why me?” The post Indian Luger Falls But Completes Run...
Via Ride The Pine
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Toilets at Sochi Olympics sites have bizarre warning about toilet paper

The facilities at the Sochi Olympics continue to get weirder. First, there were two-toilet stalls. Then, three-bunked rooms. Now, Sochi’s bathrooms are kindly asking users not to flush away their poopy toilet paper, but throw it in a nearby bin instead. Yes, a bin filled with dirty toilet paper. That must smell great. I’m hoping for the sake of everyone at the Olympics that...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Olympic ski jumper hospitalized after frightening crash

Three-time Olympic ski jump champion Thomas Morgenstern of Austria was hospitalized with skull injuries and a bruised lung on Friday after crashing during training for this weekend’s ski flying World Cup.“Thomas Morgenstern is conscious and well responsive,” the Austrian ski federation said in statement hours after the incident, adding the athlete’s condition would be monitored...
Via The Other Paper
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

23 openly gay athletes from the London Olympics

Putting a face on the implications of Russian homophobic legislation.
Via Gunaxin Sports
August 13, 2013  |  1 Comment

Leryn Franco's Facebook page a treasure trove

Long before Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke shimmied her way into our hearts and minds with her sexy pre-race dance routine, there was Leryn Franco, the absolutely stunning javelin-throwing goddess from Paraguay. An Athena armed with a javelin instead of a spear, if you will. In fact, her reign as the exotic female athlete that rules the interwebs dates all the way back to 2009...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps hangs out with Phoenix Suns dancers (Photo)

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps hung out with the Phoenix Suns dancers at the US Airways Center after Wednesday night's 92-86 Suns victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Phelps was in town to take part in the Annexus Pro-Am day at the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament, where he was paired with Bubba Watson. After the Suns win, this was a great way for...
Via Holdout Sports
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Does Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps have a new girlfriend? (Photos)

Retired Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is set to tee off at the Phoenix Open Pro-Am this week after reportedly spending a romantic vacation in the Bahamas with stunning 22-year-old waitress and aspiring model Sarah Herndon. Phelps, 27, is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals — 18 of them gold. But it looks like Herndon was the prize. RadarOnline.com reports...
Via Speleb
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss
SWEET SASSY MOLASSEY

Is this the worst ski jump attempt ever?

The adorable banner at the beginning of this video reads FLY UP HIGHER OUR JUMPERS. Little did they know they’d be witnessing a Daiki Ito fly lower than any man in history.The YouTube description doesn’t do it justice:The japanese ski jumper Daiki Ito slips on the jump from the beam and head down the ramp track. Fortunately, he is stopped just before takeoff.Firstly, it doesn’t...
Via With Leather
January 21, 2013  |  1 Comment
PRETTY MUCH A NO-BRAINER

Hamilton removed from Disney event

Disney has canceled an upcoming scheduled appearance at Disneyland by Suzy Favor Hamilton in light of the former Olympian being outed as a high-priced escort.

Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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