Posts Tagged: OLYMPICS

JC PENNEY

Because It Had To Exist, Here’s ‘Go Ligety,’ The Olympic Skiing Tribute To Blackstreet

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JC Penney likes the way Olympic skier Ted Ligety works it, so they made 'Go Ligety,' a pro-Ted Ligety parody song in the style of Blackstreet. YEP.

LOVE TOILETS

The 2014 Winter Olympics Are Taking A Page From ‘Saturday Night Live’ For Bathrooms

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A BBC reporter Tweeted a photo of communal toilets at the 2014 Winter Olympics, and they remind us a lot of the Love Toilets on 'Saturday Night Live.'

2014 winter olympics

Reddit Helped Fund The Jamaican Bobsled Team With Dogecoin Currency

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Some Redditors raised approximately $30,000 in Dogecoin currency to help fund the Jamaican bobsled team's trip to the 2014 Winter Olympics.

2014 winter olympics

An IOC Member Is Pissed At America For Sending ‘Four Lesbians’ To The Olympics

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Italy's Mario Pescante can't believe America would send 'four lesbians' to the Sochi Olympics instead of just letting the media handle the political stuff.

2014 winter olympics

Proctor & Gamble’s 2014 Sochi Olympics ‘Thank You, Mom’ Commercial Is Simply Beautiful

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Get your tissues ready, because Proctor & Gamble's 'Thank You, Mom' ad for the 2014 Sochi Olympics will definitely make you misty.

2014 winter olympics

You’re Never Going To Guess Where The ‘Go USA’ Olympic Mittens Were Made

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Get ready for some controversy, as the 'Go USA' mittens being sold by the U.S. Olympic Committee have a 'Made in China' label.

ANCHORMAN

Ron Burgundy Did Curling Color Commentary And Sweet Lincoln’s Mullet Was It Great

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Anchorman Ron Burgundy made good on his promise to do color commentary for Canada's Olympic curling trials. (Video)

ANCHORMAN

Don’t Act Like You’re Not Impressed: Ron Burgundy Is Going To Canada To Do Curling Color Commentary

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Will Ferrell's Anchorman, Ron Burgundy, is headed to Winnipeg to do commentary for the Tim Horton's Roar Of The Rings curling championships.

OLYMPICS

People Who Exercise Get To Ride The Subway Free In Russia. Thanks A Lot, Obama.

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in an attempt to "health up" cities before the Winter Olympics, Russian subway kiosks are awarding free tickets to passengers who can do 30 squats.

FLORIDA

Ryan Lochte Hurt His Knee In The Most Ryan Lochte Way Possible

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Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte injured his knee during a trip to Gainesville, FL, last weekend, and the injury occured in the most Ryan Lochte way ever.

GYMNASTICS

Baby McKayla Maroney Was Still Not Impressed

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Recently unearthed video in the Maroney household reveals that gymnast McKayla Maroney was always "not impressed," and always made that crappy face.

LANCE ARMSTRONG

Here’s An Easy Joke: WADA Is Investigating Jamaican Athletes For Doping

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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is investigating Jamaica for skipping out on drug tests before the London Olympics. Get it, Jamaica doped.

2014 winter olympics

So The Olympic Torch Went Out And The Russians Re-Lit It With A Cigarette Lighter

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A Russian jogger let the Olympic Torch flame go out, but it's cool, they just re-lit it with a cigarette lighter. Thanks, Russia.

dating

Jesus, Gabby Douglas, Just Go Out With This Kid Already

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Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas still won't give a straight answer to Leon Purvis, the kid who asked her to prom and, uh, won't stop asking her out.

Anime

This Can’t End Well: ‘Akira’ Predicted Japan Hosting The 2020 Olympics

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The classic 1988 anime AKIRA predicted Japan hosting the 2020 Olympics after a massive disaster. Quick, somebody check under the new Olympic stadium.

2016 RIO OLYMPICS

Good News, Everybody Else: Usain Bolt Is Retiring Soon

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Usain Bolt announced that he would be retiring after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Good news, everybody else who runs!

gay rights

Stephen Fry Asks Us To Boycott The Winter Olympics Over Russia’s Barbaric Anti-Gay Laws

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Russia is a terrible homophobic place, and Stephen Fry wants the Winter Olympics out of there.

BLIND DATES

Our Friend Leon Purvis Is Back To Ask Gabby Douglas On A Date

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Back in December, almost five months after she’d risen to fame as America’s newest Olympic sweetheart, gold medalist Gabby Douglas <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/12/this-kid-wants-to-go-to-prom-with-gabby-douglas-needs-to-chill-out-a-little" target="_blank">received a prom invite from a young man named Leon Purvis</a>, who was exponentially more genuine and sincere than that guy who wanted to take Kate Upton to prom.

NEWS BLOOPERS

News Anchors Mock Ryan Lochte

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A couple of morning news anchors conduct a bland interview with Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, then mock him mercilessly afterwards.

KIDS THAT ARENT ANNOYING

This Little Dude Is Ready For The 2014 Winter Olympics

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Today I learned that the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will take place in Russia, and I may have already known that but this is 2013 so I either packed it away in the POD storage unit in my brain or I deleted it so I could make room for <a href="http://www.topsecretrecipes.com/Taco-Bell-Lava-Sauce-Recipe.html">the unofficial Taco Bell Volcano Sauce recipe</a>, because that sh*t’s important.


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