Archive for the ‘2012 Summer Olympics’ Category

Logan Tom Pictures: The Best of the American Volleyball Player

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Logan Tom and the American women's volleyball team is in the midst of a gold medal run at the London Olympics. She is not only a four-time Olympian and one of the best volleyball players in American history but she's also incredibly good-looking. While Logan and her teammates go for gold, ...

German Lifter Avoids Snatch Disaster

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

German weightlifter Matthias Steiner nearly had one of the worst injuries imaginable during Tuesday's snatch competition. (For those who unaware, the snatch is a weightlifting discipline, not... well, it's weightlifting, OK?) The defending Olympic champion was attempting to lift 432 pounds when his strength gave out and the bar fell from ...

British Gymnasts Snap Skid; Offer Hope

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

There is hope, Cubs fans. And not just because Geovany Soto was traded for something more valuable than a bag of weed. This hope comes from a bunch of Brits wearing leotards. Another group that has gone quite a long time without winning anything ended its own streak of futility on Monday ...

Why Iran Can’t Have The Bomb

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

It's not often that we delve into global politics here at Rumors and Rants, but Iran's recent actions have made it unavoidable. Quite frankly, there's no way anyone should ever allow these people to have nuclear technology, or for that matter anything more powerful than a musket. Why's that? On Monday it ...

Olympics Sanction Women Fighting Each Other For Jewelry

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

The big news from the International Olympic Committee on Thursday was that golf, and more importantly Tiger Woods, may feature in the 2016 Summer Olympics. Golf, along with 7-on-7 rugby, were chosen as proposed inclusions into the Olympic program, and will be voted on by the 106-member IOC assembly in ...