The political instability in Brazil will not impact either the preparation for the upcoming Olympic Games or the event itself, Head of Trade and Investment Office at the Embassy of Brazil in the United States told Sputnik.
The reigning men’s world champion in 10-kilometer open-water swimming — also the first U.S. swimmer to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Games — failed the first swim test he ever took. Jordan Wilimovsky of Malibu was 9 and wanted to join his friends at a summer lifeguard camp. He knew how to swim...
Rory McIlroy is engaged (for the second time) and thinking about starting a family in the next couple of years. It's through that lens that McIlroy appears to have developed concerns about the spread of Zika virus and his potential involvement in the 2016 Olympic golf tournament in Brazil. Show More Summary
The former Team USA Olympic high jumper who was paralyzed in a training accident in California last month says he's making HUGE progress -- and can now move his arm!!! As we previously reported, 2-time Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto fell on…
The summer games will have triple the amount of condoms supplied in London during 2012.
ISIS suicide bomber Najim Laachraoui’s brother will compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Mourad Laachraoui, whose older brother set off one of the bombs in the Belgium airport, secured a spot representing his country, after winning the European Taekwondo Championships last Friday in Switzerland. Show More Summary
Olympic diver Tom Daley appeared on The Graham Norton Show over the weekend and was asked about his super tight speedos. “When do you put on the speedos?” fellow guest Jodie Foster asked. “I basically live in them,” Tom responded. Tom was then asked why his speedos were so tiny. “Well everything has to stay [...]
Rio is apparently expecting a lot of sex during the Olympics, and will supply 50 condoms per participant, equalling some 450,000 of them, along with 175,000 packets of lubricant.
Every other year, the Olympic Village—the complex that houses athletes, trainers, and officials for the duration of the games—doubles as a pop-up classroom in sex positivity. The world’s fittest people make infamously good use of their weeks in close proximity. Show More Summary
Olympic sweetheart Tara Lipinski celebrated her engagement to fiancé Todd Kapostasy yesterday at Mr. C Beverly Hills. Wedding Paper Divas' Style Partner, and wedding planner to the stars, Mindy Weiss planned the bash, and Wedding Paper Divas hosted the fete. Show More Summary
The Olympics opening ceremony is an opportunity for all nations to come together and celebrate the spirit of competition. Or at least that’s what they’d like you to think. It’s really a chance […]
Rory McIlroy admits he might skip the Olympics because of the Zika virus
NBC Sports has announced a new video livestreaming service called Playmaker Media, which will look to compete with companies like MLB Advanced Media to air live sports online. The move underscores the importance of being able to solve...Show More Summary
Olympic figure skating sweetheart Tara Lipinski said yes to Fox Sports producer Todd Kapostasy's proposal in 2015, and now they're celebrating their engagement! The pair worked with Wedding Paper Divas and wedding planner Mindy Weiss to plan a chic celebration at Mr. Show More Summary
"This is my opinion of bringing Professional boxing to the Olympics. Myself having been a past member of the USA Team, I dislike the idea and see nothing good coming of it. It will only put [...] The post George Foreman says no to pro boxing in the Olympics appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Olympic golf took another blow on Monday when Rory McIlroy admitted that he was considering skipping the Olympics because of the Zika (...)
Former CBS golf reporter and Golf Channel interview show host David Feherty has been making his presence felt on NBC’s golf coverage this year, and that’s going to continue at August’s Rio Olympics, and in a role beyond just golf. NBC...Show More Summary
Brazilians flooded Copacabana Beach on a sunny afternoon seven years ago, on the day the International Olympic Committee announced that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Summer Olympics. With the eyes of the world on his country --Show More Summary
LA 2024 has added Jim Ford, a former investment management firm executive, to its Olympic bid committee as senior adviser. Ford formerly served as managing director for Oaktree Capital Management, which is a major shareholder in The Times' owner, Tribune Publishing. "Jim’s business acumen and financial...
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. (May 23, 2016) - Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) and international newcomer Shadasia Green (Newark, N.J.) both earned preliminary victories on Monday afternoon [...] The post United States’...Show More Summary