Army of Reddit Creepers Internet Stalk Female Olympic Volunteer

After photos of an attractive, midriff-bearing Olympic volunteer were published by a couple of American photo services, some Reddit denizens took notice. A lot of notice. So much notice, in fact, that they tracked down her name, social media presence, and dozens of photos of her, which they compiled into a hand spank… » 2/19/14 6:46pm 2/19/14 6:46pm

Women Get the Olympic Ski Jump, But Not Without Controversy

Tomorrow, thirty women (ten of whom will be competing for the US) will make history competing in the very first Olympic Women's Ski Jumping event. Because apparently it takes at least 10 years or hard work to offer an event that has been included on the Olympic roster since the very first Winter Olympics in 1924. » 2/10/14 4:45pm 2/10/14 4:45pm

Sochi Makes Terrifying Police Less Scary With Fab Purple Uniforms

Because the International Olympic Committee made the mistake of awarding the 2014 Winter Olympics to a Jason Bourne movie subplot, an extraordinary amount effort and resources have been expended to keep athletes and fans at the Sochi Games safe. That means the place is teeming with burly Russian cops, a sight which… » 2/10/14 11:20am 2/10/14 11:20am

Get Ready For Some Ultra-Crappy Olympic Figure Skating Coverage

If you were hoping against hope that you'd be able to enjoy the Sochi Winter Olympics this February, despite all the Russian anti-gay fuckery, because cuddling up with your couch blanket and mug of spiked apple cider for days and days of prime-time coverage of figure skating is your idea of a little slice of glitter… » 1/06/14 4:15pm 1/06/14 4:15pm

Putin Says Gays Are OK, But Just at the Olympics

Someone call Olivia Pope because there's a new fixer in town. Scrambling to relieve some of the pressure regarding the hugely discriminatory anti-gay laws and the upcoming Olympic Games, fast-talking, charm-slinging stud Vladimir Putin has just announced that the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will graciously welcome… » 10/28/13 5:10pm 10/28/13 5:10pm