Iran’s Only Female Olympic Athlete Just Defected With A Blistering Letter Citing ‘Hypocrisy, Lies, Injustice’

Kimia Alizadeh, the only female Olympic athlete in Iran, just defected from the middle eastern country in a scathing letter posted to Instagram, according to Slate. In the post, she brutally accused the Iranian regime of oppression and hypocrisy. The move is just the latest in a number of high profile athletic defections from Iran. […]

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Meet An Olympic Favorite

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made the most out of their visit to Tonga this past week by mingling with Olympians at an official dinner and reception. According to Today, the Duke and Duchess have been traveling all over, spending a night away at a Fijian resort before proceeding to the Pacific nation of Tonga. […]

Ryan Lochte Is A Dad: Kayla Rae Reid Gives Birth To Baby Boy, Caiden Zane

Ryan Lochte has gone from the ballroom to the delivery room. A year after his rollercoaster ride in Rio and a subsequent stint on Dancing with the Stars, Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte will now start the biggest adventure of his life: as a new dad. The 12-time Olympic medalist and his fiancée, model Kayla Rae […]

Ryan Lochte Reveals Pregnant Girlfriend Through Underwater Bump Kissing Photo Ryan Lochte has revealed that his fiancée Kayla Rae Reed is pregnant through a photo in which he is seen kissing her baby bump in an underwater photo. Lochte’s underwater bump kiss revealed that he is expecting a baby with his girlfriend in a unique way as he kissed the baby bump while they […]

Judge Orders ‘DWTS’ Stage Crashers To Stay Away From Ryan Lotche

Two men who interrupted DWTS last month to object to Ryan Lochte’s appearance on the show have been ordered by a judge not to go near the swimmer, ABC News is reporting. The Los Angeles Superior Court judge also ordered Sam Sotoodeh, 48, and Barzeen Soroudi, 40, to stay away from CBS Television Studios in […]

Ryan Lochte Joining ‘DWTS,’ Attempts To Scrub Bad Image

Ryan Lochte’s image was badly tarnished following the U.S. swim team’s misadventures during the recent Rio Olympics. Now, the 32-year-old athlete is trying to dance his way to redemption. According to a report from the NY Post, Ryan Lochte has agreed to participate in the upcoming season 23 of Dancing with the Stars. “The past […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Cast Keeping Ryan Lochte In Public Eye

When the Dancing With the Stars cast was revealed, there was always going to be someone who brought controversy with them. In the past, it was people like Bristol Palin and disgraced chef Paula Deen. This year is no different. ABC reported that one of the new Dancing With the Stars cast members is Olympic […]

Hope Solo Tearfully Responds To Her Suspension From U.S. Soccer: ’17 F*****g Years And It’s Over!’ [Video]

Hope Solo can be seen tearfully reacting to a six-month suspension from U.S. Soccer in a video release on Tuesday, Mediate is reporting. The disciplinary move would likely spell the end of her career on the United States Women’s National Team and in professional soccer, as well. The video, which you can see below, was […]

Is NBC Really Upset With Al Roker Over His Ryan Lochte Rant?

NBC is reportedly not impressed with Al Roker’s rant about Ryan Lochte after the swimming champion made up a robbery story while in Rio for the Olympics. Apparently, a few people associated with the Today show are embarrassed by the way Roker went off after Lochte claimed to have been held at gunpoint only to […]

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Shows Up As Super Mario At Rio Olymipics

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe almost didn’t make it to the Rio Olympics’ closing ceremony. Luckily, he had a solution — thanks to Nintendo. He slid down a green pipe into the arena dressed as the famous character, Super Mario. Well, he had on the character’s famous red hat and blue overalls. Although, he plumber’s […]

Ryan Lochte Scandal: ‘I Know I Can Become That Role Model For Little Kids’

After the gas station scandal in Rio, could Ryan Lochte still be considered a role model for you children? If given the opportunity, the four-time Olympic swimmer is certain he can turn himself into a swimming idol. While speaking with NBC’s Matt Lauer in New York City, Lochte apologized for his role in the international […]

What Does Michael Phelps Have To Say About Ryan Lochte And U.S. Swim Team Scandal?

The scandal that the U.S. swim team is embroiled in has now overshadowed Michael Phelps’ triumph in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Swimmer Ryan Lochte and three other members of the American delegation James Feigen, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz flat out lied about being victims of a robbery while in Rio. So, what exactly does […]

Strange But True: US Women Back In Olympic 4×100 Meter Finals After Brazil Disqualification

Thursday’s U.S. women’s 4×100-meter semifinals were among the most bizarre things to happen in the Olympics in a long time. What started off as an unhappy accident turned out to be a happy ending for the U.S. women’s team — composed of Allyson Felix, Tianna Bartoletta, Morolake Akinosun and English Gardner — as they found […]

Usain Bolt Admits To Getting Old After Winning 200-Meter Sprint In Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt managed “only” to clock 19.78, certainly not a time befitting the world’s fastest man, but still he managed to win the 200-meter finals handily. That’s just goes to show that even when slowed down, still nobody can catch up to the Jamaican sprinter. Indeed, the 2016 Rio Olympics has become a showcase for […]

Lochtegate: Ryan Lochte Indicted By Rio Authorities For False Crime Report [Breaking]

U.S. Swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen have been officially indicted for falsifying a report of an alleged crime. According to ABC News, it’s been officially confirmed that both Lochte and Feigen were indicted by the Federal Police of Brazil after saying they were held up by people pretending to be police officers, during a […]

‘Lochtegate’ Continues After Police Pull Swimmers From Plane: ‘They Had No Intention To Cooperate’

As the media-dubbed “Lochtegate” continues in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games, at least one organizer is calling for the world to “let it go” and just move on now, but that seems a difficult thing since new reports reveal that Ryan Lochte’s fellow Olympic swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were pulled off […]

Ryan Lochte: Sources Say He Left Out Key Information To Hide Poor Behavior From Olympic Committee

There have been questions about Ryan Lochte’s report of being robbed at gunpoint in Rio ever since the news broke on Sunday. People reported yesterday that the Rio police had been unable to find any evidence of the crime, and it turns out that may be because there was no crime. TMZ is reporting that […]

Five Olympics Health Shockers: From McDonald’s To Paleo And Vegan Diets To Cupping

From the athletes who can’t stop the tears as they realize they’ve won gold to the thrilled parents screaming in the stands to viewers watching history being made, the Rio 2016 Olympics has brought joy, excitement, and entertainment. And while what happens behind the scenes does not usually make for must-see TV, it does offer […]

Ryan Lochte Robbery Confusion: Was The Olympic Swimmer Robbed Or Not? [Updated]

Ryan Lochte has the entire world confused about whether he was really robbed while in Rio for the Olympics. At this time, there is a lot of confusion and no confirmation that Ryan was really robbed. This all started when Ryan’s mom said he was robbed, but at that time, Lochte wasn’t speaking out yet. […]

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Spoilers And Speculation For Season 23: Has An Olympic Gymnast’s Involvement Been Revealed?

Season 23 of Dancing With the Stars is right around the corner, and people are dying to know who will be on the cast this time around. There is no doubt that at least one of the competitors from the Rio Olympics will be in the mix, and many suspect that one of the women’s […]

How Usain Bolt Continues To Leave His Competition In The Dust

Usain Bolt cemented himself as the fastest man in the world by winning gold in the 100-meter sprint in Rio on Sunday for a third straight Olympics. He is the only man in history to three-peat in the event. The 100-meter dash is quick and offers little room for error; the winner of the race […]

Usain Bolt Net Worth: How The World’s Fastest Man Makes Money

It looks like the world’s fastest man is also exceptionally fast at making money. Usain Bolt, who grabbed his third successive gold medal for the men’s 100m sprint in the Olympic Games, is set to see a massive bump in his earnings. Last Monday, the whole world watched in awe as Usain Bolt finished the […]

Samuel L. Jackson Hilariously Live-Tweets The Olympics, Set To Star In Upcoming Tim Burton Film

Samuel L. Jackson has joined a legion of celebrities who are pledging their support for their respective home teams in the ongoing 2016 Rio Olympic Games. And like many other film stars, the actor is sharing his support and the thrill of the much-anticipated sporting events on Twitter. Jackson, who is typically seen as a […]

Ellen DeGeneres Defends Her ‘Racist’ Usain Bolt Tweet, Controversy Continues

Ellen DeGeneres has defended her supposedly “racist” Usain Bolt tweet, but controversy continues to dog the 58-year-old talk show host, IOL News is reporting. By now you have no doubt heard about the controversy surround Ellen’s tweet, but if you haven’t, here’s the background story: at the Rio Olympics on Sunday, Jamaican runner — and […]

Michael Phelps’s Future Wife Nicole Johnson Shares Wedding Details

With Michael Phelps announcing his retirement, he has time to focus on his family and wedding with his future wife Nicole Johnson. Phelps and Nicole Johnson, who was Miss California in 2010, got engaged last year in February after dating for several years. The couple welcomed their first child, Boomer Phelps, and they are planning […]

US Athletes To Pay Hefty Taxes For Winning In Rio Olympics

They may bring honor and prestige to the US, but it doesn’t mean that the IRS will not collect taxes from their winnings at the Rio Olympics. Until otherwise amended, the taxman continues to collect levies on winnings like lottery, bonuses, game show or casino earnings, which it considers a victory tax. Unfortunately, the law […]

Michael Phelps’s Net Worth Compared To Usain Bolt: Does Reigning Over Land Or Water Pay More?

Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt are arguably the most recognizable Olympic athletes, and both have groundbreaking accomplishments, but how does it reflect on their net worth? Michael Phelps has an estimated net worth of $55 million, while Usain Bolt has a net worth of $60 million. While it is close, Bolt edges Phelps when it […]

Michael Conlan Controversy: Father Of Irish Fighter Paddy Barnes Said They Knew Ahead Of Time Fight Would Be Rigged In Favor Of Russian Boxer

Michael Conlan lost his bantamweight fight on Tuesday in a controversial decision that shocked the boxing world. But it didn’t surprise Patrick Barnes. The father of Irish fighter Paddy Barnes claimed on Tuesday that he was told earlier in the day that the fight between Conlan and Russian boxer Vladimir Nikitin would be rigged in […]

Hiroki Ogita: Japanese Pole Vaulter Misses Gold Due To An ‘Equipment Malfunction’ — His Penis

A Japanese pole vaulter was within inches of his dream of Olympic glory when he lost in the worst possible way: His penis came into contact with the bar, knocking the bar off of its perch and effectively costing him the medal. As News Corp Australia reports, Hiroki Ogita was competing in the first round […]

Rio Olympics: Brandon Starc Makes It To The High Jump Final, ‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans Insist ‘Winter Is Coming’ For His Rivals

An Australian high jumper who made it to the finals at the Rio Olympics on Sunday has the support not only from his home country but that of the Game of Thrones fan base. Brandon Starc — not Stark — has gained approval from fans of the TV show as he gears up for the […]

Olympic Sex Scandal: Marathon Sex Session Blamed For Diver Duo’s Poor Performance

A duo that represented Brazil in the synchronized diving event in the ongoing 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio will never be performing together again for a bizarre reason: one of them was reportedly involved in a “marathon sex session” the night before the event while locking the other one out of her own room for […]

Ibtihaj Muhammad Slammed By Fellow Muslim For ‘Anti-U.S.’ Remarks

Ibtihaj Muhammad, the Muslim fencer who has taken center stage during the Rio Olympics for being the first woman to wear a hijab while competing for the U.S., recently sounded off on some of the Islamophobia that exists in her home country. While speaking to media outlets about her experiences in the U.S., she said […]

Rio Olympics: Simone Biles Clinches Bronze On Beam After Disappointing Error, Quest For Five Olympic Golds Is Over

Simone Biles wore a medal in a color she wasn’t used to after the individual balance beam event on Monday. Biles won bronze at the event which is known for its incredible difficulty, The Guardian reports. The Netherlands’ Sanne Wevers won gold and Laurie Hernandez, Simone’s U.S. gymnastics teammate won silver. #BRONZE! CONGRATS @Simone_Biles on […]

Tonga Flag Bearer Causes Internet Chaos, Starts Crowdfunding Campaign To Teach Kids His Taekwondo Skills

The Tonga flag bearer was a highlight of the Rio 2016 opening ceremony last Friday night, according to the Business Insider. A taekwondo fighter named Pita Nikolas Taufatofua stole the show and made his country a star nation of the opening night. You’ve seen the body and the oil, but have you met the man? […]

Tim Duncan’s Rebuff Of Barack Obama’s Rio Olympics Tag-A-Long Offer Makes Perfect Sense

Rarely a man — or woman — walks to the beat of their own drum. That rule, old saying, sound bite or whatever you want to call it, goes out the door if you’re referring to Tim Duncan; he charts his own path, and that’s the truth Ruth. In fact, the former San Antonio Spurs […]

Egyptian Judoka Islam El Shehaby Refuses To Shake Hands With Israeli Judoka After Loss At ‘2016 Olympics’ In Rio

There was some tension between Israel and Egypt, not in the Middle East but at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Reportedly, Egyptian judoka, Islam El Shehaby, refused to shake hands with Israeli judoka, Or Sasson, after Shehaby lost to Sasson in their bout. Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby loses to Israeli Or […]

Michael Phelps, Simone Biles, And Team USA Win More Gold At 2016 Rio Olympics

After taking home the gold for team and all-around finals, Simone Biles nabbed more wins for Team USA. This time the record-setting gymnast took home the gold in the vault. Biles is the first American female to achieve this honor, as reported by the Huffington Post. She is also only one of three women to […]

Caster Semenya: South African Intersex Athlete Causes Controversy At Rio Olympics

Caster Semenya is the odds-on favorite to capture the gold in the women’s 800-meter race in the 2016 Rio Olympics. But the questions about her true gender continues, even in whispers that reverberate around the athletes’ village. It doesn’t help, of course, that the 25-year-old is dominating the middle-distance race. Back when she won over […]

Shalane Flanagan: Five Things To Know About The Team USA Olympic Marathon Runner

Shalane Flanagan has been a mainstay on the Olympic track team since 2004, and though she has a lot of Olympic experience, the American distance runner only has one Olympic medal. The marathon runner from Massachusetts hopes to change that at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio when she takes to the road Sunday […]

Green Pools At 2016 Rio Olympics Finally Explained, Officials Deny Risk Of Harm To Swimmers

The 2016 Rio Olympics have been full of adventure for many, but the murky green pools, dubbed “the swamp” by American diver Abby Johnston, are beyond what many have expected. Fortunately, according to reports by NBC Olympics, the source of the murky mess was finally explained on Saturday. Officials claimed the water in two of […]

Anonymous Targets Rio Olympics, Corrupt Officials For Ignoring Poverty, Child Prostitution

As the Rio Olympics captivate the world, Anonymous has been targeting official Brazilian websites associated with the games as an act of protest. Like many around the globe and in the city of Rio itself, Anonymous is standing against the government’s decision to take on the costly responsibility of hosting the games instead of addressing […]

Galen Rupp: 5 Things You Need To Know About The American Olympic Distance Runner

Galen Rupp made a name for himself at the 2012 Olympic Games when he won a silver medal in the 10,000-meter track event. In doing so, Rupp became the first American man to win a medal in the 10K since 1964. Now, Rupp is back to do it again, and this time he’s added an […]

Justin Gatlin: ‘9 Seconds’ — World’s 100M Super Villain?

Justin Gatlin to play the villain at the Rio Olympics? Right now, Justin holds the fastest prelim time, and the world doesn’t seem to like it. The public has a serious problem with playing “judge and jury.” It’s obvious that Justin Gatlin has changed into something much greater and faster than he was before his […]

Michael Phelps’ Cupping Therapy Starts An Olympic Trend

While watching the Rio Olympics, many viewers pointed out that most of the swimmers, including the celebrated athlete Michael Phelps, were sporting large circular scars on their body. Most were confused, but before long, the dark red splotchy bruises that looked like lesions from a disease were explained by the NBC commentators. We now know […]

USWNT Eliminated By Sweden In Rio Olympics Soccer Quarterfinals Thriller

The USWNT was eliminated by Sweden in the soccer quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics Friday morning. The game between the USWNT and Sweden seemed pre-destined for penalty kicks as it remained scoreless up until the sixty-first minute of the game when Sweden’s Blackstenius slid the ball past a diving Hope Solo. Sixteen minutes later, the […]

The Olympic Curse: Athletes Suffer From Depression After Going For The Gold

Is there an Olympic curse? Some may think that being a celebrated Olympian is the highest you can go, and while that may be true, there’s a history of Olympic heroes who crash and burn after the Olympics. These people are held up to such high standards that they suffer when everything quiets down and […]

Will Ryan Lochte Retire After The Rio Olympics? Swimmer Tells All!

Is Ryan Lochte ready to say goodbye to swimming after the Rio Olympics? Now that he’s finished his final race in Rio, it’s rumored that the 32-year-old is ready to retire from the sport we know and love him for. Last night was his final race in the 200 IM, and it was the last […]

‘The Witcher 3: Complete Edition’ Dated, Gets Rio Olympics Representation

CD Projekt Red officially announced The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition Thursday along with a release date for the critically-acclaimed role-playing title. Meanwhile, the game received some representation in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics courtesy of 19-year-old Russian pistol shooting specialist, Vitalina Batsarashkina. The Witcher 3: Complete Edition is coming to the PS4, Xbox […]

Michael Phelps Breaks A 2,168-Year-Old Record, Team U.S.A. Shines In Swimming Once Again

Michael Phelps just won his 22nd gold medal, and being the compulsive history re-writer that he is, Phelps has now broken a record that was left sleeping for 2,168 years. Michael Phelps won the 200-meter individual medley finals tonight and his finishing time of 1:55.78 made him the winner of his career’s 13th individual gold […]

Ning Zetao: Despite Struggling At ‘2016 Olympics’ In Rio, Swimmer Still Admired As Hottest Male Athlete Competing

At this moment, the 2016 Olympics in Rio are taking place. As of the publication of this article, it is currently the sixth day out of 16 days of sporting events. Though many viewers of the 2016 Olympics usually watch to see if the athletes of their respective countries will take home a gold medal, […]