Athletes competing in the Rio Olympics are seeing red after the diving pool turned a murky shade of green. Now the water polo pool has also turned the uninviting shade of yuck.
Officials say the pools are safe to swim and the greenish water is simply algae. Come again?
Speaking with the Associated Press after yesterday’s algae problem, Olympic spokesperson Mario Andrada says that the puke-green hue was caused by a “proliferation of algae” primarily because of “heat and a lack of wind.” Continue reading
NBC’s cameras caught Michael Phelps while preparing for his match in the ready room on Monday night.
Hood up, headphones on and laser-beam engaged.. Chad le Clos, you have been warned..
Phelps’ has an ongoing rivalry with le Clos, who once said, “Michael Phelps has been talking about how slow the butterfly events have been recently. I just did a time he hasn’t done in four years. So, he can keep quiet now.”
If you been wondering what’s up with all the purple spots covering Team USA athletes, relax, it’s not a bad case of Zika! The clownery circles are actually a side-effect of an ancient Chinese healing practice called “cupping.”
Several athletes, including members of the men’s gymnastics team and swimming team have been spotted sporting the dots, including gold medalist, swimmer Michael Phelps.
While it may look like the Olympians lost a fight with some huge mosquitos, the circles are actually meant to do more good than harm. Continue reading
Annemiek van Vleuten, who was leading the women’s road cycling race at the Olympic Games in Rio, suffered a scary crash that was captured on camera.
van Vleuten was rounding a corner when she skidded out and crashed into a small retaining wall.
van Vleuten was said to be conscious and talking on the way to hospital. Dutch officials said she was however suffering from shock Continue reading
NBC gave Katinka Hosszu‘s Husband credit for her world record swim and now folks on social media are crying foul. On Saturday night, Hungary’s Hosszu shattered the world record in the 400-meter individual medley.
Hosszu’s relationship with her trainer, (who is also her husband,) Shane Tusup, have been described by Hosszu’s former coach, Dave Salo, this way; “I think the biggest issue with her is her husband,” he said. “I think you have to look at her motivation. Is it fear or confidence that is driving her?”
Following a Grand Prix meet in April: After the backstroke, Hosszu avoided making eye contact with Tusup, who upbraided her while swimmers from other teams stared. Continue reading
It’s that time again! Time to rank the hottest female Olympics contenders!
We have ranked these talented women, the lower the number, the hotter the female!
#10 Brazil’s Jacqueline Carvalho (Volleyball) Continue reading
Folks on social media Are sounding off over what they deem an inordinate number of commercials fired off during NBC‘s telecast of the opening ceremony of the Olympic games in Rio.
NBC took a hefty and apparently viewer-taxing 6 commercial breaks in just 39 minutes of primary Olympics content broadcast airtime.
NBC apparently stands for Nothing But Commercials. Continue reading
Beenie Man, who won a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album, was forced to cancel his co-headlining performance at Drake’s OVO Festival in Toronto Saturday night after contracting the Zika virus.
Beenie was scheduled to perform alongside Machel Montano at the popular festival but was denied entry into Canada a few days before the event over “immigration issues” related to his contraction of the virus.
The Jamaican artist shared a photo of himself on social media holdup in the hospital. In the caption he apologized to fans for missing the festival. Continue reading
You are NOT looking at the new Ken Shamrock action figure! This is a photo of the UFC great in a recent training session.
Shamrock, 51, is pictured getting ready for his Bellator MMA fight. The fighter has tested positive for steroids in the past as well as admitting to using PEDs during his career. Let’s hope he is not up to any shenanigans! Looks like a slab of lean, clean, hard work to us!
Bruce Jenner, now known as Caitlyn Jenner, is getting a lot of notice today after being featured in Vanity Fair.
But as if all that exposure wasn’t enough, now a mystery source has leaked even more photos of the former Kardashian patriarch.