Gabby Douglas Got Beautifully Honest About The Olympic Backlash She Faced

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CALIF. ― Gabby Douglas is one inspiring woman. Over the summer, the gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast faced vicious online attacks about her hair, her facial expressions and the fact that she did not place her hand on her heart during one medal ceremony. She spoke candidly on Tuesday afternoon during a conversation with […]

Usain Bolt Stripped Of Olympic Gold Medal For Relay Teammate’s Doping

Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals after Jamaica teammate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Carter was found to have taken the prohibited substance methylhexaneamine, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. The Jamaica team must return their medals. Trinidad and Tobago will […]

Teen Daughter Of Olympic Sprinter Tyson Gay Killed In Shooting

The 15-year-old daughter of U.S. Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has died after being shot outside of a Kentucky restaurant, police said. Trinity Gay was in the parking lot of Lexington’s Cook Out restaurant at around 4 a.m. Sunday when witnesses reported gunfire exchanged between two vehicles, police said in a statement. The teen was fatally shot in her […]

Syrian Olympic Swimmer Shuts Down Anti-Refugee Rhetoric In 4 Words

A month after the Olympics, Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini is still making waves. The 18-year-old swimmer, who helped pull an overloaded boat full of Syrian refugees to safety, and then went on to showcase her skills in Rio, continued her stunning journey this week. Yardini landed in New York City where she met with President […]

Olympic Runners Who Collided During Race Get Sportsmanship Award

These Olympic runners got something rarer than gold. After colliding during a race last week and helping each other cross the finish line, American Abbey D’Agostino and Nikki Hamblin, of New Zealand, received a prize for their sportsmanship. The International Fair Play Committee granted the athletes the Fair Play Award over the weekend. The women […]

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Dresses Up As Super Mario In Wonderfully Bizarre Olympic Finale

Japan's prime minister becoming Mario for #Tokyo2020 — Kris Lane (@krislane) August 22, 2016 Now that’s how you make an entrance.  Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an appearance during the closing ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Rio on Sunday to tease Tokyo’s turn as the next host of the Games. But this […]