Olympic Games

FIGHTLAND

"Disturbing" WADA Politics Have Blocked MMA's Olympic Hopes

MMA’s international amateur governing body, IMMAF, believe that other sports that have already been recognized by Sport Accord blocked the federation from becoming a signatory to the WADA code, and without that MMA cannot become an Olympic Sport.
Peter Carroll
1.9.17
FIGHTLAND

Muay Thai Is Granted Provisional Recognition as an Olympic Sport

The ultraviolent cornerstone of MMA inches toward international legitimacy.
Josh Rosenblatt
12.7.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump calls Clinton a "bigot" during a rally with Brexit leader Nigel Farage, an attack on American University in Afghanistan kills 12, Prince's home will be opened to the public, and more.
VICE Staff
8.25.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The United States Olympic Committee has apologized for swimmers' false claims about being robbed, Russia agrees to a 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo, Frank Ocean drops a new visual album, and more.
VICE Staff
8.19.16
Art

A Shining Ring Rises Over the Brazilian Rainforest

Acclaimed Japanese artist Mariko Mori has installed an enormous illuminated ring in Brazil to coincide with Rio’s 2016 Summer Olympics.
Andrew Nunes
8.17.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The State Department announced it will release all of Clinton's emails, Australia will close its offshore Manus Island detention center, Lady Gaga will star in Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' remake, and more.
VICE Staff
8.17.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

One person was shot at the second night of protests in Milwaukee, Louisiana still in a state of emergency due to massive floods, a suicide bomber in Syria killed 25, and more.
VICE Staff
8.15.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Is Dressage Still an Olympic Sport?

Is "horse ballet" cool or cruel?
Sarah Emerson
8.11.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Hillary Clinton gets a commanding lead in the polls, Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson sues the police and city of Baton Rouge, and more.
VICE Staff
8.5.16
Sport

'Athletes Absolutely Party': Sex, Sports, and Social Media at the Rio Olympics

Legend has it that the Olympic Village is a sex pit of horny athletes looking to score gold in boning. But will this year's Games will be the tamest yet?
Sirin Kale
8.4.16
Art

Giant Olympic Athlete Sculptures Soar Over Rio

Street artist JR immortalizes those not competing in this year's Olympic Games.
Beckett Mufson
8.3.16
Health

The Olympics Are Going to Be a Literal Shitshow

"Levels of sewage that have been released into the environment in Rio is so high that the likelihood of infection is imminent."
Stacey Colino
8.3.16
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