A sixteen year-old diver named Kim Kuk-hyang made history this week at the World Aquatics Championship. The teenager won first place in the 10m platform dive, becoming the first ever North Korean to win a Gold Medal at this competition. After winning the event, Kuk-hyang told the press: “”It gives me great pleasure to meet the expectations […]
The City of Boston has ended its bid to host the Olympics in 2024. The reason is simple: Mayor Marty Walsh refuses to approve an agreement that would result in taxpayers covering any costs. During a press conference, Mayor Walsh stated that he ”will not sign a document that puts one dollar of taxpayers’ money […]
During an appearance on ESPN’s Olbermann Thursday afternoon, four-time Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis stated that the proposed “fix” to Indiana’s recently passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act was far from sufficient, claiming “there’s no fix for stupid.”
During Thursday’s broadcast of Fox & Friends, host Brian Kilmeade mocked transgender people by saying former Olympic hero Bruce Jenner would not grace the cover of another Wheaties box again if Jenner were transitioning genders.
The Olympic Games have always been about political dealings and back room deals. Thanks to a meeting during the Opening Ceremony, the Sochi Games became no exception.