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2016 Olympics

  1. matt lauer
    Matt Lauer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Colleague During Sochi Olympics“Page Six” says Lauer’s dismissal was prompted by a sexual-assault complaint dating to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
  2. hacks
    Simone Biles Says She’s Not Ashamed of Her ADHDRussian hackers released her medical files.
  3. the sports section
    Laurie Hernandez Has a Flippin’ Good Time Throwing Out a First PitchU-S-A! M-E-T-S!
  4. last night on late night
    Jimmy Fallon Helps You Say Good-bye to Michael Phelps Olympic Memes, ForeverMichael Phelps the meme has a had a great run.
  5. vmas 2016
    Black Women Dominate the VMAs, and Pop CultureBeyoncé and Rihanna were at the center of last night’s awards, much like Simone Biles at the Olympics.
  6. women in sports
    Controversial Soccer Player Hope Solo Goes on ‘Personal Leave’The Seattle Reign FC made the announcement on Twitter.
  7. our selfies ourselves
    Simone Biles Has Big Plans for the VMAsPrepare yourself for a Simone Biles and Kim Kardashian selfie-athon.
  8. mo medals mo problems
    Katie Ledecky Makes Man Hold Her Medals While She Throws Out First PitchThe Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper makes a great medal-hanger.
  9. the industry
    Why Were the Rio Olympics Ratings So Bad?Not even the Olympics are immune to audience erosion.
  10. boss women
    Not to Brag, But American Women Won the Most Medals in RioThey won more medals than most countries.
  11. 2016 olympics
    Olympic Wrestling Coaches Stripping on Live TV Is Sadder Than It SoundsUnsurprisingly, the move did not go over well with the judges.
  12. short and sweet
    Laurie Hernandez Got a Sweet ‘Hello’ From Adam LevineBecause Zac Efron has had his moment.
  13. 2016 olympics
    Oily Tongan Flag-Bearer Glistens Once MoreWe’ll miss you, Pita Nikolas Taufatofua, most of all.
  14. who wants a selfie?
    Everyone Wanted a Selfie With Simone BilesAs one announcer put it, they wanted the “Biles smile,” before going home.
  15. U.S. Boxer Claressa Shields Makes History With Second Gold MedalClaressa explains how to be an Olympic legend.
  16. olympics 2016
    What’s on the Olympics Schedule Today: Sunday, August 21Hour by hour.
  17. goat
    U.S. Women’s Basketball Team Snags 6th Straight Gold Medal, NBDThe team beat Spain 101–72.
  18. Ryan Lochte Sits Down for a Matt Lauer InterviewFollowing the announcement of an IOC investigation.
  19. Simone Biles Chosen to Be Team USA Flag-Bearer in Olympics Closing CeremonyLeader of the pack.
  20. lochtegate
    Gunnar Bentz Gives a Statement on LochteGate The jeah thickens.
  21. olympics 2016
    What’s on the Olympics Schedule Today: Saturday, August 20Hour by hour.
  22. running in circles
    What It Really Means to Train Like an OlympianIt’s not just their bodies that are strong.
  23. Queens Native Is the First American to Win Gold in the Women’s 400-Meter HurdlesDalilah Muhammad once ran around her neighborhood in Jamaica.
  24. Lochte Apologizes for Not ‘Being More Careful and Candid’ About Events in RioHis teammate James Feigen agreed to donate $11,000 to have his passport returned.
  25. wishes
    5 Olympians Who Deserve Reality ShowsRemember What Would Ryan Lochte Do?
  26. olympics 2016
    What’s on the Olympics Schedule Today: Friday, August 19thHour by hour.
  27. stressful situations
    Even Olympic Runners Forget Their Hair TiesHappens to the (actual) best of us.
  28. what would ryan lochte do
    A Helpful Explainer of Ryan Lochte’s International IncidentEverything you need to know about America’s No. 1 fugitive.
  29. 2016 olympics
    Olympians Attempt to Sing ‘We Are the Champions’Well, gold for effort.
  30. American Women Have Achieved a Ton of Olympic Milestones in RioA few men have, too.
  31. 2016 olympics
    Kerri Walsh Jennings Is Fine With a Bronze Medal, Thanks for AskingOlympic bronze: not too shabby.
  32. American Women Have Achieved a Ton of Olympic Milestones in RioA few men have, too.
  33. questions and answers
    Ryan Lochte’s Robbery Story Is Being QuestionedDetails about Lochte and his teammates’ story has left Brazilian authorities with some questions.
  34. whoopsies
    Newspaper Labels Photo of Simone Biles ‘Gabby Douglas’Awkward.
  35. good things
    Watch Zac Efron’s Dreams Come True When He Meets Simone BilesThere’s a lot of screaming involved.
  36. can u not
    All Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison Wanted Was One Dang CheeseburgerCongrats, Olympic gluttons, you pissed off a judo champ.
  37. reviews
    Vince Staples Reviews the OlympicsHe comes down hard on the horses too.
  38. 2016 olympics
    Female Olympians Are the Ultimate Shine-Theory IconsAlthough they are pitted against each other for a limited number of medals, they are openly supportive of each other.
  39. olympics 2016
    What’s on the Olympics Schedule Today: Wednesday, August 17Hour by hour.
  40. The Olympic Sport for Middle-Aged DreamersIn equestrian, there are Baby Boomers still hunting for medals.
  41. frequent flyer miles
    Zac Efron Is a Simone Biles Superfan and He Flew All the Way to Rio to Prove ItIs this the beginning of a beautiful friendship IRL?
  42. 2016 olympics
    Stop Proposing at the OlympicsEnough already.
  43. Olympic Champions’ Minds Are Quieter Than YoursAll-out effort combined with all-out chill.
  44. The Politics of Track and Field’s Harsh False-Start RuleIt has claimed more victims at the Olympics.
  45. 2016 olympics
    Simone Biles Wins Gold on Floor ExerciseShe leaves Rio with four golds and a bronze.
  46. olympics 2016
    What’s on the Olympics Schedule Today: Tuesday, August 16Hour by hour.
  47. Leslie Jones Rallies Support for Gabby Douglas After Online BullyingJones started the #LOVE4GABBYUSA hashtag on Twitter.
  48. weigh it in gold
    Michael Phelps’s Medals Weigh More Than His SonBecause he just has that many.
  49. 2016 olympics
    Laurie Hernandez Wins Silver on Balance BeamSimone Biles stumbled but still earned a bronze.
  50. tampons
    Why It’s Especially Surprising for a Chinese Swimmer to Talk About Her PeriodOnly a fraction of Chinese women use tampons.
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