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Thirst-Trapping Olympian Ryan Murphy Addresses Doping at the Games

Thirst-Trapping Olympian Ryan Murphy Addresses Doping at the Games

Aug 3, 2021

Olympian gold medal winner Ryan Murphy found himself in the midst of a controversy over the weekend when comments he made about doping went viral and led to him, family members, and his girlfriend receiving comments that were "not okay."

Watch: Melbourne Muscular Therapies Seduces with Gratuitous Glute Massage

Watch: Melbourne Muscular Therapies Seduces with Gratuitous Glute Massage

Aug 3, 2021

Released in late July, the company's deep glute massage video has been viewed more than 355,000 times. See why.

Hubbard Shy about Making History as a Transgender Olympian

Hubbard Shy about Making History as a Transgender Olympian

By Anne M. Peterson | Aug 3, 2021

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard was never seeking the attention that inevitably came with becoming the first openly transgender woman to compete in the Olympics.

The Long But Hidden History of Queer Women in Sport

The Long But Hidden History of Queer Women in Sport

Aug 2, 2021

A queer athlete, sports enthusiast, and sociologist searches for stories about queer women who earned their livelihood playing sports.

Watch: Fans Marvel at Gay Olympian Tom Daley's Knitting

Watch: Fans Marvel at Gay Olympian Tom Daley's Knitting

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 2, 2021

Out Olympic diver Tom Daley thrilled fans with his gold medal win on July 26. Now, he's thrilling them all over again — this time, for his impressive knitting skills.

Laurel Hubbard a Non-Finisher in Olympic Weightlifting

Laurel Hubbard a Non-Finisher in Olympic Weightlifting

By James Ellingworth and Sally Ho | Aug 2, 2021

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard made her mark by competing in the women's weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics, but couldn't complete a lift.

Viva Italia! Olympic Golds Follow Soccer and Song Successes

Viva Italia! Olympic Golds Follow Soccer and Song Successes

By Andrew Dampf | Aug 2, 2021

The first hints that this was Italy's year came when Italian band Maneskin won the popular Eurovision Song Contest in May.

Epic Swims: Dressel, McKeon Take Place Among Olympic Greats

Epic Swims: Dressel, McKeon Take Place Among Olympic Greats

By Paul Newberry | Aug 1, 2021

Caeleb Dressel finished off his gold rush at the Tokyo Olympics with two more dazzling swims. The guy who dreads all the attention won't be able to escape it now.

Incredible Raven: Saunders Lends Her Voice to the Olympics

Incredible Raven: Saunders Lends Her Voice to the Olympics

Aug 1, 2021

The "Incredible Hulk" mask should not fool anybody. Raven Saunders has nothing to hide.

A Pandemic Olympics, Without All the Crowds: What Gets Lost?

A Pandemic Olympics, Without All the Crowds: What Gets Lost?

By Ted Anthony | Aug 1, 2021

And in the COVID era, a key question presents itself: If an Olympics falls in the forest and nobody there hears it, did it really make a sound?

Staying Perfect: Dressel Wins Another Gold with World Record

Staying Perfect: Dressel Wins Another Gold with World Record

By Paul Newberry | Jul 31, 2021

Caeleb Dressel won his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a world record in the 100-meter butterfly Saturday.

Olympic Attention To Mental Health: Can NBC Coverage Pivot?

Olympic Attention To Mental Health: Can NBC Coverage Pivot?

By David Bauder | Jul 31, 2021

The network that presents the Games has been forced to pivot, and the addition of Michael Phelps to its broadcast team turned into a master stroke for unanticipated reasons.

Watch: Champion Figure Skater Nathan Chen Apologizes for 'Straight Male' in a 'Homosexual Dominated' Sport Comments

Watch: Champion Figure Skater Nathan Chen Apologizes for 'Straight Male' in a 'Homosexual Dominated' Sport Comments

Jul 30, 2021

American champion figure skater Nathan Chen apologized this week for homophobic comments he made on a podcast, Outsports reports.

Rapinoe Converts and US Gets Past Netherlands On Penalties

Rapinoe Converts and US Gets Past Netherlands On Penalties

Jul 30, 2021

When Megan Rapinoe stepped up to take her penalty, she was just trying to stay as calm as possible in the moment.

'OK to Not Be OK': Mental Health Takes Top Role at Olympics

'OK to Not Be OK': Mental Health Takes Top Role at Olympics

By Jenna Fryer | Jul 30, 2021

Simone Biles joins some other high-profile athletes in the Olympic space — overwhelmingly females — who have been talking openly about a topic that had been taboo in sports for seemingly forever.

Fognini Apologizes for Homophobic Slur in Olympic Loss

Fognini Apologizes for Homophobic Slur in Olympic Loss

Jul 29, 2021

Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini has apologized for yelling at himself with a homophobic slur during a loss in the Olympic tennis tournament.

IOC Sponsors Facing Heat over Beijing Olympics, Human Rights

IOC Sponsors Facing Heat over Beijing Olympics, Human Rights

By Stephen Wade | Jul 29, 2021

Faced with criticism over human rights issues tied to next year's Beijing Winter Olympics, the IOC said Wednesday that its only responsibility was to "deliver the Games."

Why Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Wear Bikinis

Why Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Wear Bikinis

By Jimmy Golen | Jul 28, 2021

Beach volleyball has been one of the most popular sports at the Summer Games since it was added in 1996. It has fast action, a party atmosphere and some telegenic American stars.

Biles Withdraws From Gymnastics Final to Protect Team, Self

Biles Withdraws From Gymnastics Final to Protect Team, Self

By Will Graves | Jul 27, 2021

Simone Biles arrived in Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced herself she was prepared for the pressure. That she was ready to carry the burden of outsized expectations.

Hunky Olympian Proves that Cardboard Beds Are Sturdy Enough for Sex

Hunky Olympian Proves that Cardboard Beds Are Sturdy Enough for Sex

Jul 27, 2021

One Olympic athlete is out to prove that the cardboard beds provided in the Olympic Village are sturdy enough for sex. A viral video by Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan puts the bed to the test.

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