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Lolo Jones gives insight on her Vine

"Not every Vine I make is going to have layers of subtext," Lolo Jones says, and she's being ironic. Her Vine feed is not known for its artistry or social commentary. It more closely resembles something an overcaffeinated teenager would do. Jones has a lot of energy. She has successfully channeled that energy from track and field to bobsledding, winning a gold medal...
Via Fox Sports
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Meet Darya Klishina, the Russian long jumper you never knew you loved

I’m gonna be honest…I don’t know too much about Darya Klishina other than that she is a 22-year old long jumper from Russia. I quick bit of research revealed that she just narrowly missed qualifying for the 2012 London Olympic Games, which is very disappointing considering how many people would have fallen in love with her on sight. Fortunately, if her track and field career...
Via The Nosebleeds
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones makes US bobsled team

Lolo Jones is a step closer to the Sochi Games, and Lauryn Williams might not have raced in her final Olympics after all. Jones and Williams are best known for their track accomplishments, Jones as one of the world's elite hurdlers and Williams as an NCAA champion and Olympic gold medalist sprinter. They were among nine women chosen Saturday for the U.S. bobsled national team...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt claims he devoured 1,000 chicken nuggets at Olympics

What is the secret to being the fastest man in the world? Apparently, chicken nuggets.In his new book entitled "Faster Than Lightning," Jamaican track star Usain Bolt claims that he ate 1,000 McNuggets during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Yes, ONE THOUSAND.So, why did Bolt gorge on the processed pieces of fried goodness? Well, because he found Chinese food to be extremely...
Via Bush League Chronicle
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt's (EX) Girlfriend Let him Bang Any Girl he Wanted as Long as She Didn't Hear About It

Usain Bolt's story Faster than Lightning: My Autobiograph comes out this week. The Post reports he's had a lot of sex.He had a “don’t ask don’t tell” policy with his first girlfriend.Bolt was spoken for when he arrived in Beijing, already dating his first serious girlfriend, Jamaican runner Mizicann Evans, for five years.But after becoming an overnight sensation,...
Via Bob's Blitz
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Bolt had odd diet in Beijing

Usain Bolt burst onto the scene at the 2008 Olympics, taking home the gold medal in the 100- and 200-meter sprints, as well as the 4x100-meter relay -- setting world and Olympic records in each event -- and according to a new book, he did it all while binge eating fast food. The New York Post got a hold of Bolt's new memoir, "Faster Than Lightning," and in it, the...
Via Fox Sports
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt had a sex pact with his girlfriend

Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive, is out with his new memoir this week, “Faster Than Lightening.”   In the book, Bolt wrote about the unusual sex pact that he had with his girlfriend, Jamaican runner Mizicann Evans.  Bolt became an instant celebrity after winning three gold medals in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and women “threw themselves” at him.  
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt ran on McNuggets and sex during Beijing Olympics

During the Beijing Olympics, a then 22 year-old Usain Bolt thought that Chinese food was “odd.” So the Jamaican sprinter ran to the nearest McDonald’s in search of his favorite food: chicken McNuggets — and ending up eating 1,000 pieces of the fried chicken parts over the course of the Games. Besides his Kobayashian feat (and Olympic gold), this is just one of the tidbits...
Via The Other Paper
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt says he Filled up on McNuggets and Sex to Win Gold

As a chicken enthusiast myself, I understand what Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt might have been going through during the Beijing Olympics. Bolt recently admitted that during his time there he found the Chinese food all around him odd. Leading him to search for some type of food that he was familiar with. Naturally, the fastest man in the world came across a McDonald’s. Nothing wrong...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt to Rihanna after watching twerk video: I love you

Rihanna is absolutely in the Jocks Top Ten celebrity dream girl category. Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt recently saw Ri Ri’s twerking video to T-Pain’s “Up Down.” Of course you want to see what it looked like, right? I guess he missed her skills in the “Pour it Up” video.
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bolt says goal for 2014 is breaking world record in 200 meters

Usain Bolt says his goal for 2014 is to break his own 200-meter world record of 19.19 seconds. Speaking at a sponsor event on Friday, Bolt says "hopefully everything will go well with training and I can go out there and break a world record ... it's all about not getting injured this season." Bolt won the 100, the 200 and the 4x100-meter relay at the 2008 Beijing...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Comedian Pete Holmes conducts extremely awkward interview with Lolo Jones for talk show (video)

This Pete Holmes guy may be on to something. For the second time in the short history of his fledgling late night talk show (appropriately named “The Pete Holmes Show”) that airs on TBS following Conan O’Brien, Holmes conducted a truly absurd interview with a high-profile athlete. A few weeks ago, it was Houston Rockets […]The post Comedian Pete Holmes conducts extremely...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Comedian Pete Holmes awkwardly interviews Lolo Jones

The Pete Holmes Show hasn’t been on the air for more than a month and the comedian has already presented us with a couple of extremely awkward (yet hilarious) athlete interviews. In one of the show’s first episodes, Holmes interviewed the mumbling James Harden and the result was as uncomfortable as it was entertaining. This week, Holmes sat down with Olympian and well-publicized...
Via The Nosebleeds
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones Wins Silver Medal With U.S. Bobsled Team, Vies for Spot on Winter Olympics Squad

Track athlete Lolo Jones could be closer to returning to the Olympic stage — in the Winter Olympics. Jones is a second-year member of the U.S. women’s bobsled team and on Saturday, the U.S swept the medals in Park City, Utah, at the Women’s Bobsled World Cup. Jones and Jamie Greubel tied for silver with Jazmine Fenlator and Lauryn Williams with a time of 1:39.24. Jones is...
Via NESN.com
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Olympian says he will work out naked until he finds apparel sponsor

US Olympic runner Nick Symmonds has a tremendous sense of humor. What he does not have, however, is an apparel sponsor. The Winter Games in Sochi begin in just over a month, and Symmonds is still searching for some financial assistance. Until he finds it, he will have to alter his training routine. On Wednesday, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenenisa Bekele to make marathon debut in Paris

Ethiopian distance running great Kenenisa Bekele will make his marathon debut in Paris, race organizers said Thursday, putting on hold a high-profile rematch with Mo Farah. Bekele's participation in the Paris Marathon on April 6 follows his first half marathon at the Great North Run in Britain in September, which he won by a second ahead of Britain's Farah, the Olympic champion...
Via Fox Sports
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic champ Bolt to run again at Golden Spike in June

Usain Bolt will compete again at the Golden Spike in Ostrava on June 17. Organizers say the Jamaican great has yet to decide whether to run the 100 or 200 meters. Bolt previously said his goal for this year was to break his own 200 world record of 19.19 seconds. Bolt says "Ostrava is a fast track when the weather is good. I look forward to good weather and good performances...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic long-distance double champ Farah to make full marathon debut

Olympic long-distance double champion Mo Farah will compete in the London Marathon in April, and this time he's planning to run the full distance. Farah ran the first half of the 2013 race to assess the course and opposition in preparation for his full marathon debut at this year's race on April 13. "I am expecting it to be one of my toughest races and a real learning...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones, Williams picked for US Olympic bobsled team

Lauryn Williams and Lolo Jones have been selected for the U.S. bobsled team that will compete in next month's Sochi Olympics. They are now positioned to join a group of eight other Americans who have competed in both the Summer and Winter Games. Williams is a three-time summer Olympian who helped the U.S. win a gold medal in the 400-meter relay at the London Games. Jones is...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones bound for Sochi with selection to US Bobsled team

Lauryn Williams and Lolo Jones have been selected for the U.S. bobsled team that will compete in next month's Sochi Olympics. They are now positioned to join a group of eight other Americans who have competed in both the Summer and Winter Games. Williams is a three-time summer Olympian who helped the U.S. win a gold medal in the 400-meter relay at the London Games. Jones is...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones named to U.S. bobsled team for Sochi Olympics

World-renowned track athlete Lolo Jones is in some pretty elite company — she’s just the ninth American athlete to be named to both Summer and Winter Olympic Games. On Sunday Jones was named as one of three pushers on the U.S. Women’s bobsled team headed to Sochi in February, according to Yahoo! Sports.  Jones is a second-year member of the U.S. national bobsled team, following...
Via NESN.com
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

19-year-old Penn track star reportedly jumps to her death

Madison Holleran posted a picture (bottom) of downtown Philadelphia around 6pm on Friday night to her Instagram account, and an hour later, she was found dead at the bottom of a parking structure. Authorities are ruling it a suicide, but questions obviously remain as to why a beautiful 19-year-old girl from Allendale, NJ would jump […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

USBSF defending Jones' selection to Olympic team

Lolo Jones ''absolutely'' earned her spot on the U.S. Olympic bobsled team, the federation's top officer said Thursday night, insisting the selection committee relied only on data and results in making its picks. U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation CEO Darrin Steele told The Associated Press that he even double-checked all the numbers that were pored over while...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

US Olympic bobsled suits leave little to imagination, as illustrated by Lolo Jones’ posterior (pic/vid)

Lolo Jones took to Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday to showcase and debut the bodysuits the US Olympic Bobsled Team will sport in Sochi, And as anyone with a functioning pair of eyes can attest, the unis are skin-tight and leave very, very little to the imagination. The selection of Jones, a polarizing figure even […]The post US Olympic bobsled suits leave little to imagination...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones Models Skin-Tight Olympic Bobsled Suit (Video)

Being aerodynamic in bobsledding is important, since a win can come down to a tenth of a second. That means bobsled racing suits have to be as tight as possible to eliminate drag — and that means racers sometimes have to sacrifice comfort. U.S. bobsledder Lolo Jones recently showed off the suit the U.S. bobsled team will be wearing for the Olympic Games in Sochi, and the Under...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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