Olympic Games

olympics

Record-breaking number of condoms to attend Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics

Unfortunately no medals will be awarded.
Alexa Liautaud
2.1.18
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un's fancy ski resort will host South Korea's Olympic skiers

The invitation to Masik Pass​, the Kim regime’s resort near the coastal city of Wonsan, came Wednesday after the two countries decided to join forces at the games.
Alex Lubben
1.17.18
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
americas

Bizarre Brazilian law helps US gold medalist avoid prosecution

The law allowing Jimmy Feigen to give a $10k donation and avoid being prosecuted for lying about being robbed in Rio alongside Ryan Lochte, is just one piece of Brazilian legislation that raises eyebrows.
Alan Hernandez
8.19.16
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
americas

Rio's authorities doubt US gold medalists were robbed

Ryan Lochte's account of being robbed at gunpoint with three teammates embarrassed the Brazilian authorities. Now investigators are due to question all the swimmers involved, except for Lochte, who has already left the country.
Jo Tuckman
8.17.16
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
0104