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America's Ping Pong Prodigy

Meet Kanak Jha, the top-ranked U.S. Men's Ping Pong player and the youngest American Olympian to participate in the Rio Games.
VICE Sports
11.14.17
Fast Food

Boris Berian Went from Flipping Burgers to Running for Team USA in Rio

Boris Berian was a reluctant track star. He won a National Championship in college before losing eligibility due to poor grades. Trying to get by, he took a job at a local McDonald’s to support his comeback.
VICE Sports
10.19.17
crime

Brazilian Butt Surgeon Killed in Suspected Revenge Attack

She had been accused of “destroying” the butts of at least ten women.
Allison Tierney
7.25.17
Sex

The Cities Where You're Most Likely to Have Experimental Sex

Out of 200 cities, our fair capital was near the top of the list.
VICE Staff
6.7.17
vice staff

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Republican senators are wary of House healthcare bill, Hillary Clinton is founding anti-Trump organization, regional powers agree on Syrian 'de-escalation' plan, and more.
VICE Staff
5.5.17
Stay Melo

Carmelo Anthony Explores Rio and its Favelas

Carmelo Anthony won some hardware when he visited Rio for the Olympics, but he still wanted more out of the trip.
VICE Sports
1.24.17
brazil

A Legacy of Crisis: Rio After the Olympics

Brazil's big bet on the 2016 Rio Olympics has gone bust, and the country has been plunged further into political and economic crisis.
Aaron Gordon
12.28.16
NSFW

I Spent Seven Months Inside Brazil's Most Notorious Red Light District

Walking around Rio's Vila Mimosa you are confronted with a never-ending parade of vermin, bums, drugs, thongs, bugs, breasts, dogs, women, men and babies running around in diapers.
Fábio Teixeira, Words by Débora Lopes
9.30.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Police are searching for a suspect they believe is responsible for bombs found in New Jersey and New York, the FBI probes Minnesota stabbings as a potential terrorist attack, Clinton loses support among millennials, and more.
VICE Staff
9.19.16
RIO

The Greatest Ever Rugby Sevens Coach Has Called It Quits

Denied an Olympic medal, Sir Gordon Tietjens calls time on two decades coaching Kiwi rugby sevens
VICE Sports
9.6.16
kenyan athletes stranded in rio

Kenyan Olympic Captain Posts Video Showing Team’s Favela Accommodation, Claims “Gunshots Heard All Night”

Kenyan athletes have been stranded in Rio since the end of the Games, with Team Kenya allegedly waiting for “a cheap flight” before bringing them home.
UK Sports Staff
8.25.16
optimist - pessimist

The Cult: Mark Cavendish & Laura Trott

As two of the main protagonists in Team GB’s cycling triumphs, Cavendish and Trott are national heroes. They have antithetical characters, and both deserve a place in The Cult.
Will Magee
8.23.16
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