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Pope Says Won’t Be Around In 10 Years

Pope Francis greeted the National Olympic Committee who is bidding for Rome to host the 2024 Olympics, but he says he won’t be there. Dear friends, best wishes for Rome’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games,” he said. “I will not be there. May the Lord bless all of you and your families.” It […]

Michael Phelps says he wants to take time to “better understand” himself. I’m going to take some time away to attend a program that will provide the help I need to better understand myself. — Michael Phelps (@MichaelPhelps) October 5, 2014 The athlete was pulled over by police doing 84 mph in a 45 mph […]

Michael Phelps DUI

The Olympian swimmer was arrested in Baltimore City early Tuesday morning for driving under the influence. “A Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police Officer was operating stationary radar on southbound I-395 leaving Baltimore City when a White 2014 Land Rover entered the radar’s area of influence at excessive speed (84 mph in a 45 mph zone). […]

Thorpe made the revelation to British broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson. The interview, which will air on Sunday night on Channel Ten, has been described by Sir Michael as one he had wanted to do for a long time. “Ian Thorpe has always been near the top of my list to interview. The reasons are obvious. […]

Rob Ford didn’t mean to vote against honoring Toronto’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes, so he asked to have the vote reopened so he could change his vote. The Toronto mayor on Wednesday cast the sole “no” vote on a City Council motion to offer the athletes kudos. Minutes earlier, he also was the only council […]

In 2010, a Russian group called “Sanctity of Motherhood” held a conference to discuss family values in Russia. On the second morning of the conference, the only American in attendance, a tall, collected man, stepped up for his speech. Larry Jacobs, vice president of the Rockford, Illinois-based World Congress of Families (WCF), an umbrella organization […]

Two members of the Ukrainian Olympic team will sit out the event in protest of the atrocities in Kiev. “I don’t want to participate when in my country people die,” skier Bogdana Matsotska told the Associated Press on Thursday. She will sit out the rest of the games in protest of the violence. Matsotska’s father […]

After being detained on Sochi, two members of the group were released by Russian police. No charges were filed against Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina, who were held along with several other people near the city’s ferry terminal, a popular area for fans celebrating the Olympics. Seven other people who were detained with them also […]

Because of topless images of Olympic skier Jackie Chamoun that have come to light, she is being investigated by the Olympic Committee of her native Lebanon. Chamoun, 22, is one of just two Lebanese Olympians in Sochi, set to compete in the slalom and giant slalom skiing events next week. She also skied in the […]

Awwww, the poor widdle violent homicidal Islamic extremists iz hazzing a sad! God knows we’re no friends of Vladimir Putin and the Russians’ iron hand over here, but there is nothing more annoying than a whiny bunch of Eurasian Islamists with a big wish list. An offshoot of the Caucasus Emirate, an Islamist group in […]

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