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Olympics

  1. sports!
    So What’s Going On With the Olympics?All your Tokyo 2020 questions, answered.
  2. an ode
    Tokyo Olympiad Is One of the All-time Great Sports DocumentariesWhen the Olympics came to Tokyo in 1964 (and went off as planned, unlike 2020’s games), Japan hired filmmaker Kon Ichikawa to chronicle the events.
  3. sports!
    Simone Biles Made History Once AgainAs the first woman ever to land a Yurchenko double pike.
  4. vulture sports
    Japan Bans Foreign Visitors From Attending Summer OlympicsSorry, doesn’t matter if you have the vaccine.
  5. capitol riot
    Olympic Gold Medalist Klete Keller Charged in Capitol RiotThe swimmer was identified by his “Team USA” jacket and six-foot-six frame.
  6. prince neptune
    Look at This Talented BoyApparently Cody Simpson was a swimming “champion” before his pop career came calling.
  7. documentaries
    With Drawn Arms Resurrects the Story of Tommie Smith for TodayInformally screened for players in both the NBA and the WNBA bubble, it chronicles the Olympian’s singular path from athleticism to activism
  8. sports!
    Olympics Organizers Hell-Bent on 2021 GamesApparently there is a “real cast-iron will” to see the show go on.
  9. vulture sports
    Break-dancing Is Officially Headed to the Olympic Games … in 2024Could have really used it this coming year, but we will take it whenever we can get it.
  10. vulture sports
    IOC Says Tokyo Olympics Are Happening ‘With or Without COVID’Starting on July 23, 2021.
  11. more milk
    Why Aren’t the Olympics More Like This?Katie Ledecky swam a lap while balancing a full glass of milk on her head. Perhaps this should be its own sport?
  12. crime
    Simone Biles Is a Plaintiff in the USA Gymnastics Sex Abuse CaseThe Team USA gymnast is among 140 of Larry Nassar’s victims suing the organization for failing to protect its athletes.
  13. buffering
    NBC’s Peacock Pushes Forward Without the OlympicsThe decision to postpone the Tokyo games will deprive the new streaming service of its biggest promotional platform.
  14. coronavirus
    Olympic Hunk Makes the Best of a Bad SituationLet the shirtless Tongan flag bearer show you how he got those abs.
  15. vulture sports
    The Olympics Are Officially Postponed to Summer 2021The IOC and Japan have reached a decision.
  16. vulture sports
    Canada Says It Won’t Send Its Athletes If the Summer Olympics Aren’t PostponedThe Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees call on the IOC to delay the games by one year.
  17. hell hath frozen over
    Tessa and Scott Will Ice Dance No MoirMy heart will not go on.
  18. skin deep
    Snowboarder Chloe Kim on Korean Beauty and Her Lucky ToeThe Olympian is the face of skin-care brand Laneige.
  19. best bets
    Fancy Goes Brick-and-Mortar, Mobiles for Grown-ups, and a New Gymnastics StudioWhat’s new in New York stores.
  20. sexual abuse in sports
    Olympic Swimmer Claims USA Swimming Covered Up Sexual AbuseAriana Kukors Smith alleges her former coach sexually abused her for nearly a decade.
  21. roll clip
    Ellen DeGeneres Demands to Know Whether Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue Are a CoupleThey insist they are not.
  22. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Tara LipinskiThe figure-skating commentator on Russian teens, Olympics drama, and her special bond with Johnny Weir.
  23. politics! sports!
    Gus Kenworthy Slams Ivanka Trump’s Sudden Presence at the Olympics“Honestly, tf is she doing here??”
  24. good sports
    Here’s What We Learned at the 2018 Winter OlympicsFor one thing: Adam Rippon is just so great.
  25. olympics 2018
    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Skate Once Again to Fuel Your Wild Romance FantasiesJUST KISS.
  26. olympics 2018
    USA’s Curling Team Celebrates Historic Win With Hilariously Bad KaraokeCurl up and watch this.
  27. good sports
    Oh My God, Figure Skating Is So Stressful to WatchWatching television has not been this stressful and punishing since the final two miserable seasons of Breaking Bad.
  28. good sports
    Why the Women of Bobsled Are the BestThe women’s bobsled winner rhymes with shmermany.
  29. good sports
    Thank God Lindsey Vonn Won That Bronze MedalIt’s not silver, and it’s certainly not gold, but it’s the third one: bronze. And that’s good enough!
  30. good sports
    Hooray for Sexual Ice Dancing, and for Brothers and SistersIt’s a shame that outside of the Olympics we do not typically gather to watch people have sex on ice.
  31. Paul Rudd Appears on ‘The Tonight Show’s First Five-Minute Episode of the […]Due to NBC’s Winter Olympics coverage, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is cramming this week’s episodes into quick, five-minute clips […]
  32. 2018 olympics
    Olympic Figure Skater Suffered From ‘Nightmare’ Wardrobe Malfunction Last NightGabriella Papadakis remained cool, calm, and collected.
  33. good sports
    A Wardrobe Malfunction — at the Olympics!Poor Gabriella Papadakis.
  34. olympics
    Curler Fails Drug Test, Reviving Russian Olympic Doping ScandalAlexander Krushelnitsky, who won bronze, tested positive for the same drug that led to Maria Sharapova’s suspension from tennis.
  35. good sports
    Here’s How to Handle Losing at the OlympicsAs demonstrated by Ted Ligety.
  36. roll clip!
    Please Enjoy Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir’s Impromptu Beyoncé Dance PartyNever let the Olympics end.
  37. babes
    That Shirtless Tonga Hunk Is Mighty Proud of His 114th-Place Olympic Finish“We’ll have a good laugh over dinner.”
  38. olympics 2018
    Adam Rippon Knows He’s ‘America’s Sweetheart’ Thanks to the OlympicsHe’ll also accept “icon.”
  39. olympics 2018
    NBC Erroneously Declared Olympic Winner in Women’s Skiing Before Finals Ended“How did that happen?”
  40. vulture lists
    The 5 Things That Make an Olympics Broadcaster GreatTara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are the gold standard of what Olympics coverage should look like.
  41. winter olympics 2018
    Brian Tyree Henry Loves Curling So Much, He Invented an Olympics Drinking Game“Just drink a shot whenever!”
  42. An Oral History of the Time Bob Costas Had Pink Eye at the Sochi Olympics“The decision to take him off air was … not difficult.”
  43. good sports
    It Was a Very Intense Night at the OlympicsSome athletes barfed, some fell down, others slid their way to glory.
  44. good sports
    Celebrate Mikaela Shiffrin’s Victory by Taking a NapShe earned it, for you.
  45. The 15 Best Olympics Movies, RankedFrom Personal Best to Blades of Glory.
  46. winter olympics 2018
    Everything to Know About Olympic Figure-Skating CostumesFrom why they’re so sparkly to how much these outfits cost.
  47. good sports
    Why the Olympics Are So WindyOkay, wind, you’ve made your point.
  48. america’s sweetheart
    Don Jr. Shows Support for Team USA by Attacking Adam RipponAs the president’s son, it’s his duty to defend the vice-president against criticism from our Olympians.
  49. winter olympics 2018
    Why NBC Shouldn’t Worry About Winter Olympics TV RatingsThe Pyeongchang Games are doing incredible numbers relative to everything else on TV.
  50. winter olympics 2018
    Chloe Kim’s Dad Is Her No. 1 FanAnd he’s got all the ultimate-dad moves.
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