We’ve seen many sporting injuries in our time, and the Winter Olympics has brought us yet another.
The Winter Olympics is one of those occasions where you end up becoming an expert in sporting codes you know nothing about. Feast your eyes on a triple axel.
When you host the Olympics, the world’s eyes are trained on your city for a few weeks. It’s a very different story once the cameras leave.
When Korean Air Lines Flight 858 blew up in 1987, a North Korean spy was captured. Now she has a stern warning for all as the Winter Olympics heads to South Korea in February.
Today marks day one of the Paralympics over in Rio, and South Africa has sent a team with many medal hopefuls. Bring home the bling.
The Rio Olympics have finally come to an end, and there was no shortage of drama to keep us enthralled. Not everything goes according to plan, though.
There are many athletes who seek better opportunities by representing their “adoptive” countries – and Bahrain is waiting to snap them up.
It’s a little known fact that you can actually test positive for THC and not get booted from the Olympics. Unless you smoke a pretty decent amount, of course.
This year’s Olympic games has had us holding onto our seats with anticipation, and sometimes a picture perfectly encapsulates the raw emotion.
To make things a little more interesting during a late night Olympics broadcast, a bridal party got involved and viewers were pretty excited about it.
Placing at the Olympics gives you every reason to celebrate, but this athlete does so like no other and she should never stop. You just do you.
It must rank as the pinnacle of one’s sporting career, although something tells me Jonas Junius won’t be looking back at this Olympics with much fondness.
It’s hard to exaggerate the dedication and effort shown by athletes who make it to the Olympics, which is one of the reasons this is so hard to watch.
We’re all set for the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics – so what time are things kicking off? That, and some other tasty bits of info.
We know that election results are on everyone’s mind, but here’s a little something to get you in the mood for Rio.
The Rio Olympics are just around the corner, and the build up to the big event has been anything but smooth. As some protesters put it, ‘welcome to hell’.
Body parts found on Rio Olympic beach. Baby Jordan parole result. Turkey blames ISIS. Facebook tweaks news. EgyptAir black box highlight. Van Breda killing details. Paris Hilton gives Kim reminder. Rihanna sends fans pizza.
In what is nothing short of a bombshell Russia’s state-run doping program has been exposed, calling into question their recent Olympic successes.
The IOC is looking to accept transgender athletes who have yet to have a sex change in order to ensure that everyone can be a part of the festivities.
A word to the wise for whoever runs the Rio 2016 Paralympics Twitter account – don’t use convicted murderers in your promo videos.
Remember that time when that unattractive woman won Miss California? No, because it didn’t happen. Michael Phelps seems to have found himself a keeper after dropping knee yesterday.
Oh dear Mbalula, what have you said now? It looks like an apology by the ANC to yet ANOTHER African country will need to be made after this guy went and said something rather embarrassing. Again. On Tuesday, Fikile Mbalula who is our country’s Minister of Sport and Recreation, sat at a meeting with some […]
Sochi, Russia, post the 2014 Winter Olympics is looking a little, er, dead. Deader than dead actually. In fact we would go as far as to say that the next time Hollywood sends out a location scout to find the perfect spot to shoot a block-buster Zombie apocalypse flick, Sochi should be the location of choice.
If you, like me, aren’t exactly an impressive athletic specimen, then this is the closest you’re likely to come to knowing what it feels like to ski down an Olympic-level piste. Graham Bell does know what it feels like. In fact, he knows what it feels like to ski down that course holding a camera. Because he’s a badass.
Much has been made of Russia’s homophobic policies in the lead up to the 2014 Olympics.The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion have therefore taken it upon themselves to piss the Russians off with the stunning combination of lycra body suits, synchronised thrusting, Human League, and an Olympic sport.
UN goes hard at Vatican. Mia Farrow’s son takes Woody’s side. Hoffman death: 4 arrested. Olympics worried about toothpaste bombs. 9 trapped in SA gold mine. Google facing massive $5 billion fine. Twitter shares tanking after loss. Beckham’s grand plan revealed. Bieber pilots had to wear gas masks.
Coca-Cola’s Olympics PR nightmare. ANC calls DA’s Ramphele move ‘rent-a-black.’ Italian Mafia executes 3-year-old. Depp engaged. The iPod is over. The Pope is officially a rockstar. Prince sues fans. Universal boss urges Bieber intervention.
Just about how many times have you had to go to toilet mid-conversation with your buddy, only to sit on the toilet and feel desperately alone?
The Winter Olympics in Russia have not yet begun, but the scandals surrounding the games in Sochi started a while ago. One would think that hosting an international event in a country run by a despotic, homophobic regime would be a bad idea. Washington Post journo, Charles Lane seems to think so – he called the olympics a “corrupt quadrennial exercise.”