Undercover Cops Busted a Large Lego Crime Ring in Portland
Portland is a hotbed for Lego crime.
Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Wins First Match, Becomes First US Olympian to Wear Hijab
Muhammad will face Cecilia Berder of France, ranked one position below her at ninth, later today.
Liam Daniel Pierce
We Talked to Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad About Dealing with Islamaphobia
On this episode of 'Daily VICE' we sit down with the Muslim-American athlete to talk about competing in a sport where you're told you don't belong.
Five Female American Athletes To Watch At The Rio Olympics
More than half of Team USA's 555-athlete roster for the Rio Games is female, the most women to ever represent a single country in the Olympics. Here are five faces to know.
Michelle R. Martinelli
Size 18 U.S. Olympic Boat Shoe Looks More Like a Boat Than Anything
While we don't know how funny this year's be, there certainly are some clown shoes in the batch.
Liam Daniel Pierce
Why Exercise Experts Say You Should Spit Out Your Energy Drink
According to new research from exercise physiology researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, you may not need to swallow sports drinks to get their promised energy boost. Swilling the liquid around your mouth could be just as effective.
The Sword and the Fist: How Fencing Influenced Fighting
Swordsmanship and fist fighting shared a place in military martial arts, but as warfare left them behind the two became separate disciplines. We take a look at how the art of fencing came to influence the unarmed martial arts.
You Can Actually Become a Certified Pirate at MIT
Fulfill your PE requirements with archery, fencing, sailing, and shooting guns, and you'll get an official "Pirate Certificate."
Tanja M. Laden
An Olympic Medalist Is Teaching Kids in Harlem to Fence
In this VICE Sports exclusive we hung out with Olympic silver-medalist Tim Morehouse as he introduced kids at his old elementary school to his favorite sport.
Uptown Fencing: Small Swords in Harlem
In this VICE Sports exclusive we hung with Olympic silver-medalist, Tim Morehouse as he introduced kids from Harlem's Democracy Prep to fencing and even found some competition on the strip. Made possible by the Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation.
Prison Culture, Techno-Immortality, and Dolly Parton: The Inspirations Behind the Looks of NYFW
Almost every fashion show has some kind of historical reference or allusion-based theme underpinning it. We took a deeper look at some of these concepts that were presented on the runways during New York Fashion Week.
Erica Euse and Wilbert L. Cooper
The Off the Deep End Issue
Fighting for Facial Scars in Germany’s Secret Fencing Frats
The secret duels are all that remain of a once widespread practice called "Mensur."