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Johnny Weir's wardrobe is winning the Winter Olympics

One of the brightest stars on NBC's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics both figuratively and literally has been figure skating analyst Johnny Weir. Along with Terry Gannon, Weir and Tara Lipinski have formed one of the better announcing tandems in Sochi. In addition to his on-point analysis, Weir's fashion has been the talk of social media. In fact, Weir has been using social...
Via Awful Announcing
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir’s outfit is loaded with leather for Sochi

Johnny Weir broke out a leather on leather outfit for Thursday in Sochi. The fashion has been brought.
Via Gamedayr
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Queen Yuna arrives at Sochi Games

Queen Yuna has arrived. Reigning Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yuna Kim took part in her first practice of the Sochi Games on Thursday evening. The women's short program starts Wednesday. The South Korean star made a triumphant return at last year's world championships with a record-setting victory. But she missed the Grand Prix season because of a foot injury. ...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir’s Olympic Wardrobe Is Next Level

Former Olympian turned NBC commentator, Johnny Weir, is murdering the fashion game over in Sochi. The two-time Olympic figure skater is not only making a case for being the most fashionable man in Russia, but he is putting all of the women to shame, including his co-host and Olympic Gold Medalist, Tara Lipinski. Despite the strict anti-gay laws in Russia, Weir is not holding back...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Johnny Weir is all about the meat on this figure skater’s legs

The Sochi Olympics are Johnny Weir's world, and the meaty figure skaters are just competing in it.
Via Gamedayr
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir wears his underwear backwards at the Sochi Olympics like a boss

Add Johnny Weir wearing his underwear backwards at the Sochi Olympics to the list of things I'd never thought I'd be writing about.
Via Gamedayr
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir’s silver sequin outfit sparkles for Valentine’s Day

Johnny Weir brought the fashion thunder for Valentine's Day in Sochi. Looking more fabulous than ever, Weir put on a sparkly sequin jacket.
Via Gamedayr
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

One week at the Olympics, one week of Johnny Weir outfits

Via Guyism
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Cherry responds to Johnny Weir with bear hat, is feeling the fashion heat

Don Cherry is apparently feeling the fashion heat from Johnny Weir in Sochi, because on Friday he threw out a Hail Mary with a bear hat.
Via Gamedayr
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

SOCHI SCENE: Designs by Weir

Johnny Weir is celebrating Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu's gold medal win in Sochi and the threads that helped get them there. Weir tweeted and posted on Instagram Saturday to say he had a small role in Hanyu's look. ''So honored and proud to have designed your Olympic costume,'' Weir wrote. - By Oskar Garcia - Twitter http://twitter.com/oskargarcia --- Associated Press...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

2010 champion Yuna Kim taking Olympics like a job

Don't judge Yuna Kim's workouts by her body language. Nothing could be more misleading. The defending champion figure skater from South Korea is approaching the Sochi Olympics like a job. So when she appears to be uninterested in practice, well, forget about it. Kim gets it done. There's little or no flair and she expresses virtually no emotion. Kim seems to be a totally different...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir’s green blazer is winning Sochi on Sunday

Another day, another fashion statement from Johnny Weir. Weir went with a green blazer for Sunday.
Via Gamedayr
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: The "Tara and Johnny" Show is the gift that keeps on giving

As the Olympics steam into the second week, the Tara Lipinski/Johnny Weir Experience continues to provide gems. Once again, their Instagram accounts have provided plenty of comedy, fashion displays and even a special guest appearance from their play-by-play partner, Terry Gannon. In the video below, you'll see the outfits Lipinski and Weir chose for today's Ice Dance short program...
Via Awful Announcing
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kim to go 17th, Julia 25th in Sochi short program

Defending Olympic champion Yuna Kim of South Korea will skate 17th in a field of 30 in the short program Wednesday at the Sochi Games. Her main competition for the gold medal, Julia Lipnitskaia of Russia and Mao Asada of Japan, will go 25th and 30th, respectively. Italy's Carolina Kostner, second in the team short program, skates right after Lipnitskaia. U.S. champion Gracie Gold...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir is back in black blouse for Monday in Sochi

Johnny Weir's black on black blouse outfit for Monday isn't my favorite, but he still looks fabulous.
Via Gamedayr
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir continues to be fabulous, creates new figure skating lingo

Via Guyism
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kim wins short program, Lipnitskaia falls to 5th

Defending champion Yuna Kim of South Korea won the short program at the Sochi Olympics, and Russia's 15-year-old sensation Julia Lipnitskaia fell. Kim overcame a serious case of nerves Wednesday to score 74.92 points, edging Russia's other woman, Adelina Sotnikova, whose energetic program rocked the Iceberg and got 74.64. Italy's Carolina Kostner was third with 74.12. Lipnitskaia...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan feud renewed by documentaries

Twenty years ago, we were engrossed by the Tonya Harding vs Nancy Kerrigan “skategate” soap opera, the likes of which we’ve never seen in sports and never will again.One of the most dramatic episodes in Winter Olympics history, the three-hour telecast of the 1994 ladies’ figure skating short-program competition was viewed by more than 126 million Americans – ranking as...
Via The Sports Bank
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski dazzle in matching gold-leaf headbands

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski made a fashion statement in figure skating's final day in Sochi with matching gold-lead headbands.
Via Gamedayr
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

South Koreans feel Kim is still golden at Olympics

South Koreans still love Yuna Kim. The judges, however, are another matter. Kim, known as the ''Queen'' in South Korea, finished with the figure skating silver medal at the Sochi Olympics behind gold medalist Adelina Sotnikova of Russia. That left many South Koreans furious over what they saw as questionable judging. Local TV replayed her performance repeatedly, likening Kim's...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

SOCHI SCENE: 'Humor is healthy': Kerrigan

Twenty years later, Nancy Kerrigan tries to chuckle when she recounts the plots against her as the 1994 Lillehammer Games approached. She does that, she says, because she has to. Kerrigan suffered a badly bruised right knee when an associated of Tonya Harding's ex-husband whacked her with a baton after a practice during the national championships. She was able to recover in time...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir’s Wardrobe Lights Up Olympic Games (Photos)

One Olympic figure skating veteran has been making quite the scene in Sochi, but not because of his athletic capabilities. Teamed with Tara Lipinski and Terry Gannon, NBC’s Johnny Weir has been commentating the figure skating portion of the 2014 Winter Olympics in true Weir fashion. Whether it’s his hair styles, bold jewelry or fur coats, Weir has defined over-the-top glamour...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are moving to Access Hollywood

The Sochi Olympics will not leave many lasting memories as far as the U.S. team goes. Shaun White didn't medal, both USA hockey teams were ruthlessly dispatched by Canada and didn't win gold. The Dutch monopolized the speed skating and America's curling teams were dismal. The U.S. figure skating women also failed to medal but mark that down to treacherous figure skating judging....
Via Awful Announcing
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski To Pair Up Again, Cover Oscars Fashion

Figure skating veterans Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski took Olympic fashion to a whole new level when they commentated the 2014 Winter Games in bright, coordinated outfits. The dynamic duo is set to return sooner than expected, as next week they will report on Oscars fashion for Access Hollywood, Weir told USA Today Sports. “We already have people pulling clothes,” Weir said....
Via NESN.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir Fashion: Remembering Sochi’s incredible run of outfits

Johnny Weir's fashion was on another level during the Sochi Olympics. Here we remember one of the greatest outfit runs in history.
Via Gamedayr
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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