Swoon Alert! Gus Kenworthy Brought His Puppies on the Today Show

Hold on to your butts! Gus Kenworthy, the Olympic silver medalist whose name is written all over our trapper keepers, has finally reunited Stateside with the litter of stray puppies he's been working to rescue since the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia this past February. No surprises here — everyone (man and beast) are… » 3/14/14 12:20pm 3/14/14 12:20pm

Here's a Video of Olympian Gus Kenworthy With Even More Cute Puppies

The Sochi Olympics are over, but our love for baby-faced, puppy-rescuing skier Gus Kenworthy lives on. He recently stopped by Elle for an interview, but because he is the guy who took home the Sochi strays, he also did a video Q&A with several rambunctious (adoptable!) puppies at his feet. My favorite is the pit with… » 2/27/14 7:00pm 2/27/14 7:00pm

The Reign of the Sochi Nightmare Critters Is Finally Over

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 23: Olympic mascots the Hare, the Polar Bear and the Leopard stand by the extinguished Olympic flame during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. The three giant animals will be dismembered and then fed, limb by fuzzy… » 2/23/14 2:30pm 2/23/14 2:30pm

What Happened to U.S. Women's Figure Skating?

Another Olympic figure skating competition has ended and the main controversy seems to be trying to figure out whether the Russians rigged the competition in favor of 17-year-old Adelina Sotnikova. (Good luck proving that with anonymous score sheets.) But lost in all the commotion is the fact that the U.S. women's team … » 2/22/14 1:00pm 2/22/14 1:00pm

This Coverage of Figure Skater Yulia Lipnitskaya Is Heart-Wrenching

During the Olympic figure skating short program competition last night, 15-year-old prodigy and pride of Russia Julia Lipnitskaia (or Yulia Lipnitskaya, if you'd rather) took a fall on the ice that ended up knocking her all the way down to fifth place. A lot had been riding on the young athlete. She had already helped… » 2/20/14 3:15pm 2/20/14 3:15pm

Lots of Women Are Getting Hurt at the Olympics

On Sunday, two women's snowboardcross riders crashed during the Olympic qualifying round for their event and had to be removed on stretchers. Even more dramatically, the day before, Russian skicross racer Maria Komissarova crashed at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park and had to undergo spinal surgery. These are just a few of… » 2/18/14 6:45pm 2/18/14 6:45pm

Pussy Riot Members Detained and Released in Sochi Hotel 'Theft' Case

About three hours after Nadezhda Tolokonnikov said she and bandmate Maria Alyokhina were arrested in Sochi, the duo along with three others with whom they were arrested were released from police custody, donning their balaclavas and chanting an anti-Putin song as they walked out of the station. » 2/18/14 10:20am 2/18/14 10:20am

Transgender Former Italian MP Briefly Detained in Sochi

Transgender television personality and former Italian Member of Parliamant, Vladimir Luxuria has been released after being arrested by Russian police Sunday night. Her offense? Holding a banner that read "Gay is OK" in Cyrillic. While she says during her detainment the officers treated her with respect, it seems, » 2/17/14 1:45pm 2/17/14 1:45pm

All that Olympian Sex at Sochi Isn’t Affecting Athletic Performance

The Olympics, as we all know, are really just a sex summit put on by the fittest human specimens. It's like an orgy of Greek deities peppered with the occasional slalom or hockey exhibition. Otherwise, the Olympic Village is basically bonetown and its residents are the enervated athletes that somehow hope to win gold… » 2/16/14 1:30pm 2/16/14 1:30pm