Korean Swimmer Fails Drug Test, Comes Up With New Excuse

January 27, 2015

Meet South Korean Olympic swimming champ Park Tae-hwan. Park became the first South Korean ever to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming when he took the men’s 400-meter freestyle race at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and later added a silver medal in the 200-meter freestyle. Park, 25, is also the most decorated South Korean in the history of the Asian Games with a total of 20 medals, including six…


Video: 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: US figure skaters dismiss reports of judging conspiracy

February 10, 2014

What would a Winter Olympics be without a little cheating scandal? Sounds like a good one brewing in Sochi involving figure skating. More from the YouTube description: First scandal in these Winter Olympics: the French sports magazine ‘L’Equipe’ reported the conspiracy between the American and Russian teams in figure skating, to push aside the Canadians.  Duplex with Ilan Goren, our correspondent in Sochi, Ukraine.


Painful Sports Video: U.S. Olympic Runner Runs 5-Minute Mile … While Chugging Beers

From our friends at TMZ: U.S. Olympic track star Nick Symmonds just ran a mile in 5:15 … which isn’t very impressive … until you realize he chugged 4 BEERS along the way. Symmonds was gunning for the world record in something called the “Beer Mile” … which requires athletes to chug an entire “full-sized” brewski at the beginning of the race … and another full can of suds at every…

August 23, 2012

8/2/12 Report: Playing to Lose at the Olympics, Water Polo Nip Slip, Former Raven Arrested, more

More trouble at the Olympic Games in London: Badminton officials have thrown out eight players from four teams after it appears they intentionally lost their preliminary matches. Why? Apparently the Chinese #1 was so dominant, they wanted to lose to get a better draw in the tournament, not get eliminated early, and at least play for a silver or bronze medal. Link includes video clip that shows the pathetic attempt…

August 2, 2012

Diplomatic Storm Brews Over Chinese “Girl” Olympian Who Beat Ryan Lochte’s Time

Pardon the pun, but is something fishy going on at the Olympic pool in London? Ye Shiwen is a 16-year-old swimmer for the Peoples Republic of China and won a gold medal this week in 400m individual medley with a time that was better than American Ryan Lochte in the men’s finals. Except, up course. Shiwen is a young woman and she actually swam FASTER the last 50 meters of…

July 31, 2012

Hot Greek Olympian Booted From Games Over Racist Tweet

Ah, come on, she’s hot! Can’t she get a do over for being Greek, blonde and hot? I think this should be up to a vote of the male viewers of the games, not the Greek government or the Olympics. More from the Huffington Post: Voula Papachristou has been expelled from the Greek Olympic Team for a racist twitter comment, according to the Associated Press. The website Keep Talking Greece…

July 25, 2012

Video: Australian Hurdler Michelle Jenneke’s Sexy Warmup Routine Caught on Tape

July 20, 2012

Women’s high hurdles is not usually a high profile event in sports, even at the Summer Olympics . . . but it may be, in four years in Barcelona thanks to young Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke. In the video below, health you’ll see that Michelle has, shall we say, a unique way of warming up. And it must work because she won her heat at the IAAF World Junior Championship…