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Olympics will Become Paralympics as Technology Enhances Humans

Olympics will Become Paralympics as Technology Enhances Humans

 With technology increasingly enhancing human abilities, a day will come when Olympics become the Paralympics, envisions...

Sep 23 2016, 9:51am CDT

2020 Olympic Medals Made of Crushed Smartphones

2020 Olympic Medals Made of Crushed Smartphones

Earlier, we talked about Japan's teaser for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. The nation is planning on leaning heavily on techno...

Aug 22 2016, 9:26pm CDT

What the Sneak Peek of Tokyo's Olympics Showed

What the Sneak Peek of Tokyo's Olympics Showed

When the Olympics end, there is a sense of sadness about the loss of a few weeks of games and entertainment. Now that Rio is ov...

Aug 22 2016, 7:01pm CDT

Super Mario Appears at Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Super Mario Appears at Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony, Watch Video

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears dressed up as Super Mario at the Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony to accept the Oly...

Aug 22 2016, 12:57am CDT

Most Cities Become Too Hot to Host Olympics by 2085

Most Cities will Become Too Hot to Host Olympics by 2085

Climate model suggests only eight countries will be cool enough to host summer olympcis by the end of the century...

Aug 18 2016, 9:24am CDT

Rio Olympics Organizers Lament Brazilian Crowds Booing Rival Athletes

Rio Olympics Organizers Lament Brazilian Crowds Booing Rival Athletes

The Rio Olympics Organizing Committee has expressed its sorrow for the way some Brazilian fans have been booing athletes from...

Aug 18 2016, 4:46am CDT

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer Shows Darth Vader During Olympics

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer Shows Darth Vader During Olympics

Fans get their glimpse of Darth Vader in the new trailer for Star Wars stand-alone movie Rogue One during Olympics broadcast....

Aug 12 2016, 9:13am CDT

In Olympics and Life, You Explore or You Expire, says Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin

In Olympics and Life, You Explore or You Expire, says Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, says the Olympics is no different from space exploration where you put in ever...

Aug 11 2016, 1:53pm CDT

BMW Self-Driving Tech Helps US Swimmers in Rio Olympics

BMW Self-Driving Tech Helps US Swimmers in Rio Olympics

Olympic Swimmer will get assistance from BMW’s new system....

Aug 11 2016, 11:43am CDT

Leslie Jones Invited to Rio Olympics by NBC

Leslie Jones Invited to Rio Olympics by NBC

The SNL comedian live tweeted her spirit for the USA Olympians which earned her an invitation from NBC to join them in Rio....

Aug 8 2016, 8:51am CDT

Google Commemorates Rio Olympics with 2016 Doodle Fruit Games

Google Commemorates Rio Olympics with 2016 Doodle Fruit Games

Google has commemorated the Rio Olympics of 2016 with a brand new doodle of fruit games....

Aug 8 2016, 5:45am CDT

The Troubles With Golf at the Olympics

The Troubles With Golf at the Olympics

The 2016 summer Olympics marks the return of golf to the event after a 112-year absence, news that's a delight to fans of...

Jul 28 2016, 1:37pm CDT

US Women's Gymnastics Team for Rio Olympics Is The Best Ever?

US Women's Gymnastics Team for Rio Olympics Is The Best Ever?

Marta Karolyi plans to end her tenure as the head of US Women's Gymnastics with a bang - and a lot of gold....

Jul 11 2016, 6:50am CDT

Japanese Company to Create Man-Made Meteor Shower for 2020 Olympics

Japanese Company to Create Artificial Meteor Shower for 2020 Olympics

The man-made meteor shower will be ejected from micro satellites orbiting 250-310 miles above the ground...

May 22 2016, 9:37pm CDT

Samsung Sponsors an Olympics Documentary by Morgan Neville

Samsung Sponsors an Olympics Documentary by Morgan Neville

A Fighting Chance tells the stories of four Olympic Games hopefuls....

Mar 14 2016, 10:30am CDT

Zika virus in Brazil

Should The 2016 Rio Olympics Be Canceled Or Postponed? Experts Slug It Out

The 2016 Rio Olympics will take off by August, but both the Olympics organizers and the Brazilian government are facing the her...

Feb 12 2016, 12:34pm CST

Polluted Rio Water Again In Center of Attention ahead of Summer Olympics

Polluted Rio Water Again In Center of Attention ahead of Summer Olympics

the Rio Olympic Games 2016 begins on Friday, August 5....

Jan 27 2016, 7:14am CST

Beijing will host Winter Olympics 2022

Beijing will host Winter Olympics 2022

Breaking News Updated: The IOC announces today the host city for the Winter Olympics 2022 and it is Beijing...

Jul 31 2015, 5:01am CDT

Abby Wambach Plans To Play In 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics

Abby Wambach Plans To Play In 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics

U.S. Women's National Team forward Abby Wambach told a local FOX affiliate on July 29 she plans to suit up for the 2016 Ri...

Jul 30 2015, 6:00am CDT

7 New Sports May Be Added the Olympics

7 New Sports May Be Added the Olympics

The sports could officially be a part of the 2020 games....

Jun 23 2015, 11:57am CDT

2024 Olympics Bid: New York and Philadelphia Bow Out

2024 Olympics Bid: New York and Philadelphia Bow Out

New York and Philadelphia have bowed out of the 2024 Olympics bid, per multiple reports....

May 30 2014, 12:03am CDT

Tara Lipinski is doing her Dream Job at Olympics

Tara Lipinski is doing her Dream Job at Olympics

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are at their Olympic jobs and the commentary couple love every second of it. She was a figure ska...

Feb 21 2014, 3:18am CST

Yuna Kim Takes Lead in Sochi Winter Olympics

Yuna Kim Takes Lead in Sochi Winter Olympics

The South Korean figure ice skater Yuna Kim is firmly in charge. This is especially so after the Russian teen Julia Lipnitskaya...

Feb 20 2014, 5:56am CST

Lauren Cosgrove is Rooting for T.J. Oshie at the Sochi Olympics

Lauren Cosgrove is Rooting for T.J. Oshie at the Sochi Olympics

T.J. Oshie will be leading the US ice hockey team at the Sochi Olympics this year. But the main thing that attracted everyone’s...

Feb 18 2014, 5:18am CST

Tinder is Indeed big in Sochi Olympics

Tinder is Indeed big in Sochi Olympics

Dating app Tinder is seeing huge usage spike in Sochi....

Feb 16 2014, 4:46am CST

BMW i8 launched in BMW Olympics Ad

BMW i8 launched in BMW Olympics Ad

BMW is officially launching its Tesla-fighting “i” sub-brand in the United States with a new marketing campaign that nods to “t...

Feb 10 2014, 2:07am CST

Jenny Jones is first Brit to Win a Olympics Medal on Snow

Jenny Jones is first Brit to Win a Olympics Medal on Snow

I am a native Austrian, so winning Winter Olympic medals is something i am totally used too. I cannot imagine how huge it is to...

Feb 10 2014, 1:13am CST

Sochi Olympics Visitors: Alarmed about Mobile Hacking

Sochi Olympics Visitors: Alarmed about Mobile Hacking

Sochi, Russia hasn’t been getting the best reception when it comes to hotel rooms. Now more damningly, NBC recently t...

Feb 7 2014, 6:43pm CST

How to Watch Sochi Olympics 2014 Online, Mobile and on TV

How to Watch Sochi Olympics 2014 Online, Mobile and on TV

The most expensive Winter Olympics ever are about to start in Sochi, Russia. Find out below how you can watch the Sochi Olympic...

Feb 7 2014, 3:08am CST

Toothpaste bombs threaten U.S. airlines flying to Sochi Olympics

Toothpaste bombs threaten U.S. airlines flying to Sochi Olympics

Toothpaste tubes containing explosive ingredients can bring down a plane....

Feb 5 2014, 8:28pm CST

Vladimir Putin Secures Sochi Olympics 2014

Vladimir Putin Secures Sochi Olympics 2014

The Sochi Olympics in Russia have been made safe and secure by President Vladimir Putin. After building all the infrastructure...

Feb 5 2014, 8:26am CST

Sochi Olympics Made Safe and Secure by Putin

Sochi Olympics 2014 Made Safe and Secure by Putin

The Sochi Olympics in Russia have been made safe and secure by President Putin. After building all the infrastructure and archi...

Feb 5 2014, 4:08am CST

How To Watch The Sochi Olympics Without A Cable Bill

How To Watch The Sochi Olympics Without A Cable Bill

The Winter Olympics is just days away, with the Sochi Games expected to draw a global TV audience of about 3 billion. NBCUniver...

Feb 1 2014, 12:20pm CST

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics

The 22nd Winter Olympics are to be held in short time in Sochi, Russia. The news leading up to one of the world’s greatest spor...

Jan 29 2014, 5:07pm CST

Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV

Comcast Delivers Online Olympics Coverage to TV

Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to big-screen TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more li...

Jan 24 2014, 2:38pm CST

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014

A photograph of twin toilets in a washroom stall at the Sochi Olympics 2014 is doing the rounds of cyberspace. It has raised th...

Jan 23 2014, 5:12am CST

Jamaican Bobsled Team Seeks Funding for Winter Olympics

Jamaican Bobsled Team Seeks Funding for Winter Olympics

The Jamaican bobsled team, which consists of two players, is seeking funding. The purpose of collecting the funds is to be able...

Jan 20 2014, 5:07am CST

Facebook and NBC Look Towards A Social Winter Olympics, Just Don't Mention The Tape Delay Or #NBCfail

Facebook and NBC Look Towards A Social Winter Olympics, Just Don't Mention The Tape Delay Or #NBCfail

NBC and Facebook have announced a content sharing deal for coverage around this year’s Winter Olympics from Sochi in Russia. It...

Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST

How P&G Is Leveraging The Winter Olympics To Build Its Customer Community

How P&G Is Leveraging The Winter Olympics To Build Its Customer Community

Proctor & Gamble became a poster child for social media engagement in 2012 with its ‘Best Job’ television spot for the Lond...

Jan 7 2014, 1:26pm CST

Lindsey Vonn Cancels Olympics in Sochi

Lindsey Vonn Cancels Olympics in Sochi

US Ski star Lindsey Vonn has announced on Facebook that she will not be able to compete in the Sochi Olympics....

Jan 7 2014, 8:47am CST