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Rio 2016 ticketing programme launched

Those hoping to attend should register their interest at www.rio2016.com/tickets in order to be sent information and alerts for the key ticket purchasing dates. A key aim of the Ticket Programme for the Olympic Games is to ensure that...Show More Summary

Sundance 2015: Melissa Rauch goes from 'Big Bang Theory' to angry gymnast

On the surface, Melissa Rauch, a New Jersey-raised ?actress who in recent years has found success as a pint-sized scientist on "The Big Bang Theory," would have little in common with a washed-up Olympic gymnast intent on milking every last drop of her receding fame.

Bruce Jenner jokes, speculation highlight transgender issues

A doctored magazine image depicted the Olympic gold medalist and TV star as a woman.

Boston's Putin-Esque Olympic Gag Order

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Boston’s Mayor signed an agreement disallowing any city employee from speaking ill of the IOC in public. It’s unenforceable, of course, but that’s the least of it.

Help Kids Visualize Victory Like Olympic Athletes: 9 Tools to Achieve Sports Success

How would you like to help your child feel as successful as an Olympic athlete? Your child’s love of a sport can motivate him to learn the same positive visualization techniques that Olympic athletes have used for decades. If you want...Show More Summary

Rio De Janeiro Is Breaking One Big Promise That Helped It Land The 2016 Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro will not make good on its Olympic pledge of slashing the flow of raw sewage and garbage into the Guanabara Bay, where the 2016 games' sailing and wind surfing competitions are to be held, the state's top environmental official acknowledged Friday. Show More Summary

Boston’s Games Bid Will Need Public’s Heart to Win IOC’s Nod

Will the city of Boston get the 2024 Summer Olympics? The post Boston’s Games Bid Will Need Public’s Heart to Win IOC’s Nod appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Gymnastics Comedy ‘The Bronze’ Has The Funniest Sex Scene in Years [Sundance 2015]

The Bronze gets a gold medal for ambition. Directed by Bryan Buckley, it stars the Big Bang Theory‘s Melissa Rausch (who also co-wrote the film) as former Olympic hero Hope Ann Greggory. Think Kerri Strug turned Tonya Harding. A decade...Show More Summary

The Swirl: Tiger Woods And Blonde Boo Lindsey Vonn Plan To Marry Valentine’s Day But Her Family Thinks He’ll Cheat Again!

Tiger Woods And Lindsey Vonn Marry Valentine’s Day Serial cheater Tiger Woods reportedly hopes to wed Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn– but her family does not seem to be celebrating! Via RadarOnline reports: According to The National Enquirer, the golfer

Juergen Klinsmann confidant Andreas Herzog is named Olympic soccer coach

Juergen Klinsmann admitted he was both embarrassed and furious when the U.S. men failed to qualify for the 2012 Olympic soccer tournament. And he vowed not to let that happen again.

Super Friends Johnny Weir And Tara Lipinski Teaming Up AGAIN To Cover The Super Bowl XLIX!!

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski were the best part of the Sochi Winter Olympics. There. We said it. In case you missed it, Johnny and Tara covered the 2014 Sochi Winter Games from the broadcast booth during the figure skating events. They did so well at covering the events they were later asked to cover the Kentucky Derby. The [...]

PR News Prompting Dour Weekend Observations

Summary: Can’t imagine what the PR scene may be like in 2024 when a summer Olympics will be held, but the relational trend isn’t encouraging, with Edelman’s Trust Barometer currently “at an all time low” and Boston officials having to be super cautious at a public meeting on the city’s bid for the 2024 games....

Cleanup of Rio's bay for 2016 Olympics will fall short, officials say

To no great surprise, Brazilian officials acknowledged Friday that they will fall short of their goal to greatly decrease pollution in the waters where sailors and windsurfers will compete at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Special Olympic Athlete Inspires All With His Triumphant Story

This week's Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment is about a boy who inspires through his participation in the Special Olympics. Ian Shepherd participates in the Special Olympics not only for himself but to help inspire and teach other athletes. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Climatista Farce

(Steven Hayward) If the Olympics ever make Shark-Jumping an official sport, the climatistas will dominate the medals. It seems the desperate climatistas are really getting serious now: they’re going to hold a “Live Earth” rock concert!...Show More Summary

Boston Mayor Bans Sports Sedition: Walsh Prohibits Any Negative Talk About the Olympics By City Employees

This month I wrote a column for the Washington Post on the crackdown of free speech in France and we have previously discussed the decline of free speech values in the West. (here and here and here). This has included attacks in the United States (here and here and here and here). Now, Boston Mayor […]

Tiger Woods & Girlfriend Lindsey Vonn Make Wedding Plans For Valentine’s Day – To Her Family’s Dismay

Serial cheater Tiger Woods reportedly hopes to wed Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn– but her family does not seem to be celebrating! According to The National Enquirer, the golfer… READ ON

Ashley Wagner bounces back after poor showing last year

She staggered onto the 2014 Olympic team, justifiably earning a place under rules that allowed selection as something of a career achievement award. Her performance in Sochi would be remembered less for its quality or finish — seventh — than the look of utter disgust over her scores...

Boys' basketball: Tyler Dorsey scores 40 points in Maranatha victory

Tyler Dorsey continued its impressive offensive contributions, scoring 40 points on Thursday night in Maranatha's 67-61 Olympic League victory over Valley Christian.

WELL, THE OLYMPICS ARE OFTEN HELD IN REPRESSIVE REGIMES: Boston City Employees Banned From Criticiz…

WELL, THE OLYMPICS ARE OFTEN HELD IN REPRESSIVE REGIMES: Boston City Employees Banned From Criticizing Olympics.

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