The competition is heating up in the Sexism Olympics. Last week the Chicago Tribune put forth a hearty effort in its reporting of Corey Cogdell-Unrein’s bronze medal in trap shooting. But, not to be outdone, the BBC has offered up its own diminishment of female glory. Chinese diver He Zi just won a silver medal, but…
Summer's in full swing, and there are sporting events all over the damn TV. The World Cup has presented us with lots of excuses to gaze upon Thighlights, but are soccer uniforms really the most awesome uniforms in the sporting world? If not, then what sport has the best uniform? Time for some investigative journalism.
If you can dream it, someone has written dirty fanfiction about it. There's sexy fanfiction about everything imaginable — from Thomas the Tank Engine to RENT to Rainbow Brite. Years ago, I followed a blog called World Cup Sexual Frustration, which alternated between posting pictures of soccer players, which is what…
British diver Thomas Daley, front, and his compatriot Peter Waterfield perform during the men's synchro platform final at the FINA Diving World Series in Beijing, China, Friday, March 23, 2012. (AP Photo/ Vincent Thian)
Shanghai, July 17: Choi Sut Ian of Macau dives past the judges during the Women's 1m Springboard event at the FINA Swimming World Championships. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Julia Pakhalina of Russia performs during the women's 3m springboard diving preliminary at the National Aquatics Center at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing on August 15, 2008. AFP PHOTO / Michael KAPPELER / DDP (Photo credit should read MICHAEL KAPPELER/AFP/Getty Images)
From the tip line, "Will someone please look into the women's synch diving commentator?" Why sure! Here's a transcript of her comments last night on the Canadian team of Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion (seen at left): "The challenge for the Canadians is to try to go in the water as cleanly as the Chinese do. They…