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Olympic lip-lock: Gay kiss at PyeongChang 2018 greeted with acclaim

A kiss between openly-gay Team USA snowboarder Gus Kenworthy and his boyfriend Matthew Wilkas at PyeongChang 2018 has received acclaim after it was candidly caught on camera and broadcast worldwide. When slope-styler Kenworthy, competing with a broken rib, locked lips with Wilkas at PyeongChang’s Phoenix Snow Park at the ongoing Winter Games, the unwitting couple’s […]

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‘Sheer evil’ pedophile football coach Barry Bennell handed 30 years in jail

Pedophile former football coach and scout Barry Bennell, described as “sheer evil” and the “devil incarnate,” has been sentenced to 30 years in jail with one year on license for abusing dozens of youth players over three decades. Bennell was told by the judge during sentencing at Liverpool Crown Court on Monday that he had […]

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WADA officers disrupt Russian figure skating star Zagitova’s training

Olympic figure skating gold medal contender Alina Zagitova was prevented from conducting a full training session on Monday, after a doping officer interrupted the Russian’s practice in PyeongChang. Read more “Zagitova took to the ice as was scheduled, but several minutes later she was forced to leave the skating rink, because a doping officer ordered […]

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Sochi 2014 Olympic ring failure featured on IOC’s ‘404 error’ page

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has designed its ‘404 error’ page template to feature the Olympic rings failure from the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. “Sometimes things don’t go as planned,” the caption under the picture reads, in a reference to when one of the Olympic rings failed to open at Sochi’s […]

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Seeing red: Brazilian brawl sees 10 red cards and match abandoned (VIDEO)

A bad-tempered Brazilian football match between Vitoria and Bahia was abandoned when 10 players were sent off after the match descended into chaos and an on-pitch brawl. A total of 10 players – five from each side – received their marching orders in the second half after the first 45 minutes saw hosts Vitoria go […]

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Flash dance: Costume malfunction leaves French Olympic figure skaters red-faced (PHOTOS)

Olympic ice dancing medal contenders Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France suffered an embarrassing mishap during their routine on Monday, when Papadakis’ top came unhooked, exposing her left breast. The clasp at the neckline of the skater’s dress came off just several seconds into the pair’s short dance performance, meaning the couple spent the […]

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Olympic spirit: Ukrainian & Russian athletes embrace on Olympic podium

Putting politicians to shame, Olympic skiers from Ukraine and Russia put political squabbles to rest in a brief show of sportsmanship. Not only did they share the pedestal after winning medals, but also an embraced each other. On Sunday, Ukrainian Oleksandr Abramenko won gold in the men’s aerials event in freestyle skiing, Ukraine’s first gold […]

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Russian men’s hockey squad trounces US 4-0 in Pyeongchang

The Russian men’s hockey team, which is competing under a neutral flag at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, delivered a crushing 4-0 defeat to Team USA. The Olympic Athletes from Russia took the lead in the middle of the opening period at the Gangneung Hockey Centre, with Nikolay Prokhorkin beating US goalie Ryan Zapolski. Prokhorkin […]

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