1. U.S. Presidential Election 2. Brazilian Politics 3. Pokémon Go 4. Black Lives Matter 5. Rodrigo Duterte and Philippine Presidential Election 6. Olympics 7. Brexit 8. Super Bowl 9. David Bowie 10. Muhammad Ali Facebook was certainly politics-heavy in 2016, which makes it nice to see something lighter like Pokemon GO make the list. Show More Summary
Race Tech Suspension's highlights from this year's Thor Winter Olympics
The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a Russian boxer and Romanian weightlifter have been 0stripped of medals from Rio Olympics after failing doping tests at the games
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam Travis Mahoney, 7th place finisher in the men's 400 IM in Rio, is making the move to Marion Swimming Club, home of Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Olympic 400 IM Finalist Mahoney Makes Move To Marion Swimming Club
In Japan, the emoji symbol for onsen, or hot springs, is seen everywhere throughout the country to denote where you can find such places to rest and relax. It looks like this:?? almost […] The post Japan Is Concerned That 2020 Olympics Visitors Will Be Confused by Their Emojis appeared first on Geek.com.
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 8, 2016 – In a key period for the FIVB, which seeks to build on the successes of volleyball and beach volleyball at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the organisation’s Board of Administration adopted a newShow More Summary
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam The action this morning will get started with with the men's 100 IM, which will see World Record holder Vlad Morozov swimming in the fastest of the circle seeded heats next to Japanese Olympic medalist Daiya Seto. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2016 Short Course World Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam Two new sports have been granted provisional recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC): cheerleading and Muay Thai. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Cheerleading, Muay Thai Granted Provisional IOC Recognition
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 8, 2016 – Three major international events and an Asian tour event are the highlights of the biggest season in Australian beach volleyball since the Sydney Olympics.
IOC President Thomas Bach says Russian athletes and officials proven to have been part of a doping "manipulation system" should be banned for life from the Olympics
IOC President Thomas Bach says he wants to change the Olympic host city bidding procedure because it "produces too many losers.''
Nigeria Bobsled Team Makes History There aren’t a lot of winters in Africa. In case you didn’t know: it’s pretty hot over there. Which is why it’s remarkable that these three women are taking a bobsled team to the Winter
The world fell in love with powerhouse gymnast Simone Biles during the Summer Olympics, and that love affair continues one powerful outfit at a time. The four-time gold medalist traded in her star-spangled bodysuits for an orange Marienbad...Show More Summary
The NHL has participated for five consecutive Winter Games since 1998.
It was all girl-power for People magazine's 2016 list of most intriguing people, with Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly all making the cut. Read: DonaldShow More Summary
Russian sport is bracing for more pain after a bruising year that has seen its athletes turfed out of the Olympics over revelations of state-run doping. Further revelations are expected Friday when the final report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Russian doping is released. Show More Summary
Just don’t call them “spirit squads”
The over the top streaming Olympic Channel which launched after the Rio Games has been streaming its own content. The content has either been short vignettes or various live sporting events. But now the Olympic Channel has announced a new original documentary series with some heavy Hollywood hitters producing the films. Show More Summary
On World AIDS Day, Olympic diver Greg Louganis, actor Mel England, and HIV specialist Dr. Michael Gottlieb came together to share a message of hope.