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Kevin Martin retires from curling

Former Olympic curling champion Kevin Martin has announced his retirement. A four-time Brier champion, Martin won Olympic gold in Vancouver in 2010, and won the World Curling Championship in 2008.

If You Want To Feel Safe On The Internet, You’re Doing It Wrong

17 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

It’s like asking an athlete to train for the Olympics without going through the pain and discomfort of exercising.

A Pedal-Powered Monowheel For When a Unicycle Is Somehow Too Cool

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Apparently during the closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics a bunch of performers were riding glowing monowheels around the stadium. If you missed it, that's ok, because no one cares about the closing ceremonies—and anyways, now you can now own what sounded like the most interesting part of the event. Read more...

The Point Radio: Daddy’s Home – Alan Thicke Back On TV

He’s the iconic TV Dad of the eighties – Alan Thicke is back with a new series that is part reality, part sitcom. Alan previews UNUSUALLY THICKE (which runs Wednesday on the TV Guide Network), plus Olympic Gold Winner (and DANCING WITH...Show More Summary

Got an extra $250,000 lying around? You could buy Mark Pavelich's 'Miracle on Ice' medal

Do you believe in — sentimentality? Mark Pavelich does not, at least not too much; the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team forward is putting his gold medal up for auction, beginning next week. Facing the heavily favored Soviet Union in the semifinals, the U.S. Show More Summary

ConstructionWatch: Olympic and Grand Preps for a Wave of Seven-Story Mixed Users

It's like the Crash Mansion nightclub and its parking lot were never on this lot at the corner of Olympic and Grand. This photo sent in by a tipster shows nearly everything cleared (it looks like the bulldozer's got...

Yakov Smirnoff Weighs In on Ukraine and ‘Prodigy of the KGB’ Putin

22 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Russia has been in the news a lot this year, between the Olympics and the current crisis with Ukraine, and finally, we've heard from someone that any story on Russia would be incomplete without: Yakov Smirnoff.

Kate Middleton Jokes About Alpaca Wool Wig for Prince William

Men hate going bald, across the board, and Kate Middleton has the perfect solution to cover the shiny spot on Prince William's head. During the Royal Easter Show at Sydney Olympic Park today (April 18), the Duchess of Cambridge found...Show More Summary

Ride the Olympic Ceremony Monowheel in your home

Want to own a little bit of history? That can be arranged, of course, but you will need a fairly fat bank balance if you want to do so. The Olympics have long been revered to be an event that is held once every four years, where the indomitable human spirit is celebrated, and everyone comes out as winners in their respective disciplines. Show More Summary

Desert Eagle Takes Bronze

The Olympics are long over, but the Desert Eagle has still taken bronze.  Well, a bronze Cerakote finish anyway. Magnum Research is now selling.50 AE and.44 Magnum versions of the Mark XIX Desert Eagle pistol in a Burnt Bronze color.  The pistols will be available only through the distributor Bill Hicks & Co., Ltd. […] Read More …

Tickets for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games now on sale!

As athletes continue to qualify, and with the games just 122 days away; the state of the art venues are ready to welcome fans from far and wide. To encourage young fans from all over the world, Nanjing have made their tickets affordable...Show More Summary

Moose, Weasel or Lynx? - Lillehammer 2016 Mascot finalists announced

The jury consisted of Simen Staalnacke, one of the founders of a Norwegian clothing line, Julie Strømsvåg, sports anchor of Norwegian Olympic Broadcaster TV2, Paralympic athlete Birgit Skarstein and design student, Marianne Ågotnes. Copyright:...Show More Summary

Kate Middleton & Prince William Visit Sydney's Royal Easter Show on Good Friday!

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) and Prince William make their way to the Royal Easter Show on Friday (April 18) at Olympic Park in Sydney, Australia. The royals helped officially open a pavilion and then attended a sheep shearing display while celebrating Good Friday. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kate Middleton [...]

Players’ Championship: Jennifer Jones wins Olympic rematch

Jennifer Jones defeated Sweden's Margaretha Sigfridsson, 7-6 in a rematch of the Olympic final at the Players' Championship in Summerside, P.E.I., on Thursday.

Ireland Baldwin Sizzles for Macy’s American Icons Campaign

Her modeling career is off to a stellar start, and Ireland Baldwin's latest gig finds her in the middle of Macy’s American Icons Campaign re-launch. The patriotic spread features 18-year-old Baldwin along with Olympic gold medalist Ryan...Show More Summary

Here's The Biggest Sign Yet That Oscar Pistorius' Defense May Be Doomed

A top pathologist hired by Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius to testify at his murder trial has dropped out of the case, in one of the biggest signs yet that the athlete's defense may be doomed. Agence France Presse reports that Reggie...Show More Summary

EB Games Expo 2014 dated, Nintendo attending

- taking place in Sydney, Australia - runs Oct. 3-5 - being held at the Sydney Olympic Park - Nintendo will be attending Check out ticket info here Link

Swimmer Ryan Lochte dives into underwear modeling

Nothing comes between Ryan Lochte and his Calvins. But being the beautiful blonde daughter of two Hollywood celebrities can get you fairly close.The Olympic gold medal swimmer, 29, shows off his six-pack abs while wearing only a pair of Calvin Klein boxer briefs in a promotion featuring the designer’s White Label. Show More Summary

On The Books: Laura Hillenbrand rewrote ‘Unbroken’ as a YA novel

Laura Hillenbrand has rewritten her best-seller Unbroken, the life story of Olympic runner Louie Zamperini, as a YA novel that

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