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While You Were Offline: Twitter Needs Leslie Jones More Than She Necessary Twitter

Everywhere you look, two topics have dominated the Internet more than any others this week: the Rio Olympics and the US election. Whether it’s Michael Phelps’ record-breaking 22 nd golden award triumph or the discovery that one of the presidential candidates actually doesn’t understand the meaning of the word “sarcasm,” we’ve invested the week talking … Read More

Love and escapade glowed on Instagram this week

Image: mashable and SIMONE BILES/ INSTAGRAM AND THE ROCK/ INSTAGRAM AND JORDAN RODGERS/ INSTAGRAM Love was abound on Instagram this week. The newly engaged Bachelorette starrings shared their ardours on Instagram, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth bonded over their ardour for Justin Bieber and The Rock honored a young love memory. To get us shot … Read More

Vladimir Putin: Is this one sporting competition he can’t prevail?

( CNN) Russia’s sporting honour may well be dragged through the clay over the past time — but its plucky executions in a play in which it has little real tradition have won plaudits. The participation of the nation’s track and domain contestants at August’s Games remains in doubt following allegations of state-sponsored drugging ,~ … Read More

The real reasons for Brazil cares so much better whether Ryan Lochte lied

Lochte at an Aug. 12 Olympics press conference. Image: Matt Hazlett/ Getty Images Turns out the swimmer’s narrative doesn’t quite hold water. Brazilian officials said Thursday that stellar U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated his story about being cheated at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, inventing his tale of woe after a much different encounter with … Read More

The 2020 Olympics will peculiarity skateboarding, surfing, baseball and more

Tony Hawk in action during the Bowl–ARama Bondi Beach annual skate contender at Bondi Skate Park in NSW, Australia .Image: Hugh Peterswald/ Icon Sportswire via AP images The governing body of the Olympics approved five brand-new plays for the 2020 Tournament in Tokyo on Wednesday. Skateboarding, surfing, baseball/ softball, karate and climbing will all be … Read More

Baseball and surfing among five plays are in addition to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has approved the additive of surfing, karate, baseball/ softball, sport climbing and skateboarding to the programme for the Tokyo Games On the eve of an Olympics riven with fright over the future of the Recreation, organisers have added a further five athletics to the programme for Tokyo 2020 in the hope … Read More

Leslie Jones Met Katie Ledecky And Totally Lost Her The Sh* t

Leslie, converge Katie. Katie, fulfill Leslie. Leslie Jones, possibly the greatest devotee of the Olympics ever, congregated one of the greatest Olympians ever, Katie Ledecky, and understandably lost her sh* t, like we allwould. The actress posted a video of her joyful had met with the US swimmer via Twitter on Tuesday, and this clipslays … Read More

Winter Olympics 2018: Can Ski Wax Help Win Gold?

At the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the 4 x 10 kilometer relay was supposed to be a battle of cross-country ski titans Norway and Sweden. Felix Breitschadel watched from the sidelines as the race unfolded under a very warm Russian sunshine. But when the first skiers emerged from the woods onto the arena carried with … Read More

Inside Olympian Shaun Whites Disturbing Sexual-Harassment Case

Every two years, the Olympics manage to build our spooky, disconnected world-wide a little better, uniting gatherings through awe and a shared desire to ogle IOC-approved hotties. Unlike most trending topics in 2018, the Olympics is feel-good through and through. Even “the worlds largest” jaded Americans will find themselves cheering on Chloe Kim, gazing up … Read More

How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Online

If you want to watch all of the Olympic competitions this year, you’re gonna require a lot of screens, and a lot of time off. The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and NBC is livestreaming just about every incident. From February 7-25, the network will broadcast 1,800 hours of … Read More

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