Lithuania’s guys played the U.S. to the wire only a game after LeBron and co. beat Nigeria by 83.
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll stick your tongue out like a true race-walking OG.
Who’d have thought speed cycling could make people this happy — other than the Olympians winning the races, that is.
This year’s sprinting favorite, Usain Bolt, has his own signature pose, which is kinda like The Heisman but better (and possibly faster.)
Wojdan Shaherkhani didn’t win her judo match today against Puerto Rico’s Melissa Mojica. But she still made history as the first woman to compete in the Olympics for Saudi Arabia. Below, a rundown of her brief but boundary-breaking fight.
FEMEN activists are at it again.
Ye Shiwen swam her last length Saturday faster than Ryan Lochte; she’s been accused of cheating. But swimming isn’t the first sport where a woman has done better than a man.
Seriously, this man is a goofball when he’s not in the water. It must be all the chlorine.
The London Aquatic Center’s pool camera captures a unique perspective of Olympic swimmers racing for gold. (All the images are courtesy of the best Olympic-focused Twitter account: @L2012PoolCam.)
Man, it would be fun to be there.
Please feed the Olympians, London. They are so hungry and delirious they are trying to EAT their medals.
He’s also a great pants-taker-offer.
Boris Johnson, this is kind of a weird look.
They did not rap “California Love.”
She’s adorable. She’s gracious. She shoots a gun.
Had things gone differently, the world would be eagerly awaiting the start of the 2012 New York Olympics tonight. The official bid video for the games gives us an idea what Mayor Bloomberg and company had planned.
See how the world’s greatest international athletic competition has evolved into what it is today.
These should have been the official portraits because the athletes clearly look like they are having fun. Let the party, err, games begin!
This pre-race dance routine will be talked about for years to come. The best part about all of this may not even be the dancing - she actually smokes the competition.
There are 204 recognized National Olympic Committees competing biennially in the winter and summer games. But over 425 million people worldwide can say they’ve never seen their country take home a single medal.
With the 2012 London Olympics set to kick off on July 27th, buzz continues to gather around athletes with a shot at a gold medal. Here’s the standards for success they’ll compete in the shadow of.