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Finnish skier says his penis froze after a Beijing Olympics event

February 21st, 2022

A Finnish skier competing in the 50km (31.06 miles) cross-country event on Saturday says his penis became due to the freezing weather during the event. The organizers also delayed the start by an hour and shortened the course to just 30km (18.64 miles), worried about the risk of frostbite for the competitors. Frostbite is an …

The 2022 Winter Olympics run from February 2nd to February 20th.

How to watch the 2022 Winter Olympics online

February 4th, 2022

On Friday morning, the 2022 Winter Olympics officially kicked off in Beijing. We’re only six months removed from the 2020 Summer Games, which were delayed to summer 2021 due to the pandemic. NBCUniversal will once again broadcast the games on the cable networks NBC, CNBC, and USA. You can also stream the entire 2022 Winter …

2020 Olympics postponed

2020 Olympics officially postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

March 23rd, 2020

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, set to begin on July 24th, have officially been postponed. This is the first time in history that the Olympic Games have been postponed, although they have been canceled due to wars, including once during WW1 and twice during WWII. The International Olympic Committee will make a decision about …

coronavirus olympics

The Toyko Olympics could actually be canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak

February 25th, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak originated and China and has since slowly spread across many corners of the globe. Most confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection are isolated to China, but neighboring countries including Japan have seen their fair share as well. That’s bad news, specifically for Japan, as the country has a rather important date fast approaching …

Olympics Doping Scandal

The US wins Olympic gold in doping

August 17th, 2016

All the focus is on Russia’s state-sponsored doping program at these Games, but as the Olympics has a long and storied history of athletic prowess, it also has a long and storied history of people getting juiced up to win. As this graphic shows, Team USA has been at the forefront of the Olympic underbelly since …

Olympic Diving Pool Green

We finally know why the Olympic diving pool turned green

August 15th, 2016

We all have bad days on the job. But when your bad day involves accidentally turning the world’s most famous swimming pool (right now) an unnerving shade of green, it’s not a fair comparison. The New York Times discovered the truth behind the oddly-colored Olympic diving and water polo pools at the Rio Olympics. A maintenance worker …

Abandoned Olympics Stadiums Buildings Photos

These photos show why you never want your city to host the Olympics

August 28th, 2015

Earlier this summer, my hometown of Boston made national headlines after its citizens waged a successful campaign to kill the city’s bid for hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics. While some people out there may scratch their heads about why any city would reject a joyous international celebration of sportsmanship like the Olympics, a gallery of …

How To Watch Olympics Online

Almost every cord cutter who streams the Olympics will be breaking the law

February 6th, 2014

Beginning Friday when the 2014 Winter Olympics kick off in Sochi, NBC will stream much of the action online to computers and to mobile devices through the NBC Sports Live Extra app, which is available for both Android and iOS phones and tablets. If you’re a cord cutter and you manage to stream any of the Olympics …