To promote the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, Facebook's Official Olympic Channel has announced a group of official --- albeit fictional --- ambassadors from some of Japan's most beloved pop-cultural exports, including Sailor Moon, Naruto, Dragon Ball Z's Goku, Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy, and more. And yes, they will be on the merch.
"Lilly Fever" has swept the city of Evansville in the wake of the Reitz High School graduate's gold medal win Monday night in the 100 meter breaststroke at the Rio Olympics. On Wednesday, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke provided a small update on what the city plans to do once she gets back home in a series of tweets.
Evansville native, and Reitz High School graduate, Lilly King will begin her quest for Olympic gold this weekend when the 2016 Olympics get underway in Rio de Jainero, Brazil. Here's where and when to find Lilly on your TV so you can cheer her on from home.
Reitz High School graduate, Lilly King punched her ticket to Rio de Janeiro as a member of the U.S. Olympic Swim Team with a dominating performance in the Women's 100 Meter Breaststroke Final at the Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska Tuesday evening.
Remember Michelle Jenneke? She's the Australian hurdler with the infectious dance. Nothing? Here's a refresher. She's back for this original video from The Chive, and she's dancing all over the place. Plus somebody eats pancakes with nunchucks...
We would like to congratulate the American women's gymnastics team for winning the team gold medal, and Gabby Douglas for winning the all-around gold metal. In honor of these great achievements, and to demonstrate how difficult their events are, I want to share this video.
During awards season we had 'SCORSESE! DRINK!' So, why can't we do the same for the Olympics? I mean, sure, beer pong isn't recognized as an Olympic sport, but that doesn't stop us from trying to become professionals at it.
Vertical Dance, a British pole-dancing company, is petitioning the International Olympic Committee to get their sport recognized as a test event for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
According to the petition, which has so far garnered about 6,000 signatures, "Over 50 countries worldwide take part in lessons, workshops, conventions, expose, competitions and teacher training."