Latest On Olympic Medals

  • Peasant Olympics

    As the national pastime of China is essentially “winning gold medals,” it makes sense that they host a Peasant Olympics. The 6th Annual Peasant Games included competitions for such tasks as carrying water and storing grain. Notes the state news agency: “The games for the peasants place more emphasis on recreation and less on the results.” Read More ›

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  • Laure Manaudou

    The French swimmer is as famous for her rumored sex tape as for her Olympics medals. She came into the 2008 games as the defending world champ in the 400 freestyle. Earlier today, she came in last in that event, but has two more chances for gold in Beijing. Meanwhile, international audience are busy Googling for photos of her naked. Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 6 years ago respond