Olympics

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Philly May Bid On 2024 Olympics. Because We Have The Money, Apparently.

6ABC reports that Mayor Nutter has sent a letter to the United States Olympic Committee, expressing Philadelphia’s interest in hosting the 2024 Olympics. “The Philadelphia region […]

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Blade-Runner Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail

Despite casting doubt on the case of double amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius, Magistrate Desmond Nair has granted bail to the accused murderer. “The defense has […]

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Nutter Won’t Commit Philly To 2024 Olympics Bid

The U.S. Olympics Committee is soliciting bids to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, but Mayor Michael Nutter isn’t so sure Philadelphia will be making the […]

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Detective Calls Oscar Pistorius “Flight Risk.” Really.

Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympian “blade runner” under arrest for the murder of his girlfriend, has been deemed a “flight risk” by a detective […]

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Russian Coach: Olympics Dropping Wrestling Is a Gay Conspiracy

  With the exception of dressage, is there any Olympic sport gayer than wrestling?

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5 Sports That Should Be in the Summer Olympics

After nearly 2800 years, wrestling is no longer an Olympic sport. Yesterday, the International Olympic Committee dropped wrestling for the 2020 Olympics. This was shocking, […]

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Wrestling Dropped From Olympics, Ending Games’ Tradition of Sweaty Homoeroticism

AP: “IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 […]

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VIDEO: Michael Phelps Sinks a 150-Foot Putt

Since retiring from being the best at the Olympics, Michael Phelps has done what everyone in retirement does: picked up golf. Why should you care? […]

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Springsteen’s Daughter Buys Gold Medal-Winning Horse

Jessica Springsteen—The Boss’ 20-year-old daughter—is reportedly the proud new owner of a gold medal-winning horse. Murka’s Vindicat W is a 10-year-old gelding that helped Peter […]

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Middle-Aged Woman Confesses: I Adore the Spice Girls

I’m so ashamed. My secret obsession has been revealed. I must now face the scorn and ridicule of my family. It went down like this: […]

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London Olympics Were the Most-Watched Event in U.S. History

NBC is pretty happy with itself following the 2012 London Games, especially now that it’s been announced that this year’s Olympics were the most-watched event […]

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Olympians from Pennsylvania and Jersey Bring Home 28 Medals (16 Gold)

Sunday night, the Spice Girls and Russell Brand officially brought the 2012 London Games to a close. After 17 days of competition, the United States […]

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The Gayest Moments of the Closing Ceremony

The top gayest moments from the Olympics closing ceremony in London includes performances by George Michael, Jessie J, the Pet Shop Boys, the Spice Girls and Queen, among others.

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Carli Lloyd: Olympic Hero, Philadelphia Suburbanite

A local athlete is the star of the Olympics! Okay, maybe not the star. But women’s soccer got its occasional spot in the U.S. sports […]

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Did Former Inky Reporter Cause Lolo Jones to Lose Olympic Gold?

It’s been a rough week for Olympic 100-meter hurdler Lolo Jones, and there’s a local connection to her pain. Jones first gained notoriety at the […]