Olympics

Kayla Rae Reid, Ryan Lochte GF, hot new Instagram pics (photos gallery)

What a year it has been for Olympic swimming sensation Ryan Lochte.Just two months after ruining U.S. relations in Brazil, Lochteis now engaged to be married. The Olympic gold medalist took his girlfriend, Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid, to the top of a mountain - overlooking the Pacific Ocean - and...

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 2:30am

Hide-and-seek is coming out of the sporting shadows

You probably assumed that your hide-and-seek playing days ended when you turned 10, but one group of adults wants to make it an Olympic sport. The Nascondino (hide-and-seek in Italian) World Championship takes place every year in Italy and it’s a growing "sport."The event, which is heading to the...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 1:18am

Ryan Lochte says he agreed to ‘DWTS’ BEFORE he lied about Rio

Call it unfortunate timing.The cast of the 23rd season of “Dancing with the Stars” was official revealed on “Good Morning America” Tuesday and featured some familiar faces. Amber Rose… Rick Perry… Vanilla Ice… oh, and disgraced Olympian Ryan Lochte. The swimmer, who most recently was in hot water...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 9:30pm

Usain Bolt parties, invites women back to hotel

It's been one week since the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympics, but Usain Bolt is still celebrating.The nine-time gold medalist was spotted partying in London over the weekend, dancing at a nightclub until 5 a.m for the fourth night in a row. He then invited a group of "up to 10 women back to...

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 3:10am

Kasi Bennett, Usain Bolt girlfriend, hot Instagram pics (photos gallery)

Olympic superstar Usain Bolt is well on his way to Wilt Chamberlain territory as he brought approximately 10 women back to his hotel room in London this week. It comes on the heels of several stories that speak of Bolt going on some sort of sex-capade post-Rio Games.His longtime girlfriend, Kasi...

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 3:34am

Needham is having a rally for Aly Raisman this Saturday

Olympic champion Aly Raisman will be welcomed home after her reign in Rio with a rally in Needham this Saturday.Raisman's hometown will hold the "Rally for Aly" in the Town Common on Aug. 27, beginning at 11 a.m.Though her welcome-home celebration after the 2012 London Olympics had the gymnast...

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:54am

How the 2012 Olympic Village would have transformed the Queens waterfront

Now that the 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close, we can’t help but think what an incredible 17 days it would have been if they were here in New York City (logistical concerns aside). The city came closest in 2004 when it was chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as one of the five...

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 12:18am

Usain Bolt is probably a member of the Illuminati, New World Order

If one was to guess which athlete on this Earth was a part of a super-secret, out-of-this world secret society that is in touch with the origins of man and/or beings on other planets - Usain Bolt would garner plenty of votes. The Jamaican track superstar dominated in Rio and it's often hard to...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 11:48pm

Lenny Wilkens says 1992, 1996 Dream Teams were best but 2016 isn't far behind

The United States Olympic men’s basketball team may be golden but this 2016 team is not the best ever, so says one NBA coaching legend who also has tasted Olympic gold.Lenny Wilkens will likely go down as one of the best point guards and coaches ever in the NBA. He also was the man who led the 1996...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 3:10am

Speedo USA drops Ryan Lochte amid scandal

Following his semi-apologetic NBC’s “Today” interview, Speedo USA announced Monday that they will no longer be sponsoring disgraced Olympian Ryan Lochte. The company released a statement noting they’ll donate $50,000 from Lochte’s sponsorship fee to Save the Children, specifically for children in...

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:13pm

Japan's PM stole the Olympics with his Super Mario disguise

It's official: The 2016 Olympics are over, and it's time to look east toward Tokyo.Sunday night marked the final day of the summer gamesin Rio, when the official International Olympic Committee flag was passed off to Japan during a spectacular closing ceremony performance.But the real hero of the...

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 6:42pm

It's been Rio: Olympics wrap up with spectacular closing ceremony [Photos]

Rio knows how to throw a party...and we're not just talking about Carnival.Brazil said 'farewell' to Olympic athletes at its closing ceremonies Sunday, in a stunning show that included dancers, acrobats, musicians, models, celebrities and international dignitaries.The 2016 Games brought uscrazy...

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 5:51pm

Aly Raisman future still up in the air, basking in glow of three Rio medals

Needham's Aly Raisman was part of two select — and very elite — groups of gymnasts at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics this month.The athletes on the U.S. women's team dubbed themselves the "Final Five" after winning gold in the team all-around, a reference to the last squad to be guided by the...

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 5:31pm

A club in San Antonio is holding the 'Twerking Olympics'

In the spirit of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, Live Ultra Lounge in San Antonio is hosting the “Twerk Olympics” this week.Little detail has been given on what events will be held or what will transpire at the Twerking Games aside from “Ladies Free Till 11:30.” Judging by the 2014 and 2012 games...

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 8:20pm

Philly hurdler Nia Ali takes silver in Rio

There's nothing like a hometown hero.That's how Nia Ali, a Philadelphia native, will return to the city after winning the silver medal at Wednesday's Women's 100 meter Hurdles Final. The U.S. women's team swept the podium, with Kristi Castlin, from Georgia, and Brianna Rollins, of Florida, taking...

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:43pm

Sid Rosenberg: Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt were once in a lifetime athletes

Every four years we are privilegedto witness the world's greatest athletes commencing on a single global stage to compete against each other. From a sports performance perspective, the Olympic Games never disappoint,and with the end of the Rio Olympics upon us I do feel slightly disappointed.For...

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:14pm

Newton, Mass. rower Gevvie Stone glides to Olympic silver in Rio

Midway through last Saturday's women's single sculls rowing final in Rio de Janeiro, the open water at Lagoa Stadium got a bit rough.Gevvie Stone didn't panic. In fact, it made her relax even more during the 2,000-meter Olympic race."When we hit the cross-chop I could see everyone else feeling it,...

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:58pm

The most NSFW photos from the 2016 Rio Olympics Part II

It's been a full week since we last ran the most NSFW photos from the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, which means there's been seven more days for photo journalists to get their perv on.Again, men's diving and women's gymnastics stealthe show but we will fulfill our promise of bringing you the best pics...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 4:08am

Aly Raisman to compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics? Never say never

Aly Raisman and Michael Phelps have slammed Father Time to the ground in these Rio games.The 31-year-old Phelps finished his career (we think) with 23 gold medals. The 22-year-old Raisman will seek her second straight gold medal in the floor exercise on Tuesday (7:30 p.m., NBC).Both athletes are...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 3:23am

Brooklyn's Lia Neal helps pace U.S. swim team in Rio Olympics

Amid the 33 medals American swimmers won at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics last week was the women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay team's silver captured on the opening night of competition.It was USA Swimming's third medal in Rio and it capped a night that also included silvers in the men's (Chase...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 3:13am