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Go Home Already: Trusty Old Car

End-of-day news: Meet the team working to bring the Olympics to D.C., punk nostalgia in D.C. has reached its apotheosis, and more. [ more › ]

MMA's greatest prospect? Bellator signs Olympic hopeful Aaron Pico

Last weekend at Bellator's "Tito vs. Bonnar" event on Spike TV, it was revealed that an 18-year-old wrestling standout named Aaron Pico, styled by Bellator as "MMA's Greatest Prospect," had signed an exclusive contract with the Viacom-owned...Show More Summary

From Man To Model! Meet Michael Phelps’ Girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler— Who Was Born Male

In an exclusive interview with RadarOnline.com, Taylor Lianne Chandler, 41— born David Roy Fitch— came clean about her sexy tryst with Olympic gold-medal swimmer Michael Phelps, 29. But… READ ON

A Cliff Notes Guide To The Woman Calling Herself Michael Phelps’ Girlfriend

Ever since Michael Phelps' second DUI, I've been trying to wean myself off caring about him, which is harder than you'd think, because I was weirdly obsessed with him during the 2008 Olympics. I mean, it's not weird. He only won theShow More Summary

Woman Claiming To Be Michael Phelps’ Intersex Lover Says She Can’t Stop Vomiting Over Media’s Coverage Of Her

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A woman claiming to be Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps’ intersex lover says the media’s portrayal of her has caused her to cry for hours and throw up “everything in her system.” “I was born intersex and named David Roy Fitch at birth,” 41-year-old Taylor Lianne Chandler (pictured) announced on her “official” Facebook page earlier this week. “But the time I could walk […]

Michael Phelps Alleged Girlfriend Tells The World She Was Born Intersex

Taylor Lianne Chandler, 41 who claims that she is Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps girlfriend, used Facebook to reveal that she was born intersex. Chandler says that until now, no one knew her secret and that includes Phelps. Chandler shared a long post on Facebook on her early life. Show More Summary

AM Linkage: Facebook Drivers Unionize; 2024 Olympics; Bug Gentrification

Image via Jason Rodman · San Francisco puts in chips for 2024 Olympics · Facebook bus drivers vote to unionize · Daly City office complex tries to lure tech tenants · Rube Goldberg building tenants fight Ellis Act evictions ·...

San Francisco 2024 Olympics Roundup: Reaction to Today’s Big Push in the Pages of the SF Chronicle

TweetWell, today’s the big day for the bid to have the 2024 Olympics in the Bay Area. San Francisco puts in chips for 2024 Olympics by John Coté 1. Obviously, an Olympics in the bay area would be good news for the San Francisco Chronicle. Obvs. I mean, that goes without saying, right? See the […]

Boxer Facing Olympic Gold Medalist Quits After Taking Single Punch

10 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Middleweight boxer Claressa Shields won Olympic gold in London as a 17-year-old, and her subsequent career has found the Michigan native building a 43-1 record and claiming nearly every title available in women's boxing—save for the AIBA championship, competition for which is currently underway in Korea. Show More Summary

Boston and D.C. Just Had Private Meetings with Olympic Officials – Will SF Have One Too Today or Tomorrow?

TweetOr perhaps next week? Check it, Boston just had its big meeting with the USOC, and DC had its yesterday. What comes next on the list? SF and LA, right? Now look at how many people were involved with this process in Boston two days ago. If something similar were to happen in San Francisco, we’d have […]

International Olympic Committee Proposes End To Anti-Gay Discrimination - READ

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The International Olympic Committee has announced a proposal to include sexual orientation in the non-discrimination language in Principle 6 of the Olympic Charter

Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend says she was born intersex

13 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

A woman who claims to be the girlfriend of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps revealed in a Facebook post that she was born intersex, a fact she has not previously revealed to Phelps, among others. Taylor Lianne Chandler, 41, wrote a lengthy post describing her early life, saying that at birth she had male genitalia with […]

Why Tip-Of-The-Tongue Syndrome Terrifies Me

For the past few years, my husband and I have been engaged in a sort of memory-loss Olympics. We are constantly keeping track of who forgets more. We even apply categories of weight -- degree of difficulty if you will -- to the things we forget. Show More Summary

TAKE ACTION - Prevent the collapse and ESA listing of wild steelhead on Washington's Olympic Peninsula

18 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Here's your chance to make a strong statement on behalf of the wild native steelhead on the OP. It will only take a second for you to send a message to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee urging him to prevent the collapse of wild native steelhead on the Olympic Peninsula. Sign the petition and help the spread the word. Just do it!

Olympic Highlights

IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT Thomas Bach and Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah. © Thananuwat Srirasant / Getty Images From 5 to 8 November, IOC President Thomas Bach was in Bangkok (Thailand) for the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) chaired by IOC member Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah. Show More Summary

Suprise! Michael Phelps’ Girlfriend Reveals She Was NOT Born Female While The Swimmer Is Away At Rehab

Damn homie. How do you think this info will affect his sobriety? Michael Phelps’ Girlfriend Reveals She Wasn’t Born Female While 22-time Olympic Medalist Michael Phelps is cooling his heels in rehab, his girlfriend had a little information she

Brolin Mawejje Travels Far From Home

Two years in the making, Far From Home Movie tells the story of Brolin Mawejje and his bout to become Africa’s first Olympic snowboarder. Born in Kampala, Uganda, Brolin’s life has been a tumultuous journey of highs and lows, rejection and acceptance. With the support of his community, Brolin is realizing his potential as an […]

The IOC Has Master Plan To Save The Olympics — But It Doesn't Answer One Huge Question

There's a lot to like in the International Olympic Committee's "Olympic Agenda 2020" — IOC president Thomas Bach's 40-point reform plan designed to make the Olympics more desirable to potential host cities. The plan calls for the use...Show More Summary

Olympic President Wants To Add Sexual Orientation To Non-Discrimination Policy

The adoption of sexual orientation would follow criticism of the IOC''s handling of LGBT concerns around the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The post Olympic President Wants To Add Sexual Orientation To Non-Discrimination Policy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Lindsey Vonn backs up Tiger Woods in his screed against Dan Jenkins’ parody piece in ‘Golf Digest’

U.S. Olympic skiier Lindsey Vonn must really love Tiger Woods. We know this because she’s doubling down on the ridiculous screed posted by Tiger Woods on The Player’s Tribune on Tuesday disputing a clearly labeled work of satirical fiction published in Golf Digest as if it was a real news article. See, any reasonable person not […]

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