Posts tagged "Olympics"

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17-Year-Old Simone Biles Wins Most World Gold Medals

Not only is Simone Biles a brown beauty, but she is only 17-years-old and making history. Simone Biles is an American artistic gymnast…

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The Sochi Report: The Wins And Fails Of The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics have come and gone, but the memories of victories and defeats will linger for decades to come. VIBE…

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19 Brown Athletes in the 2014 Sochi Olympics

This year, black athletes broke color barriers at the Sochi Olympics-- specifically in the bobsled category where Lauryn William…

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The Sochi Report: Russia Wins The Most Medals At 2014 Winter Olympics

With home court advantage on their side, Russia took home the most medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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The Sochi Report: Getting Gold On Ice Is No Easy Task

With the Sochi Olympics drawing to a close this coming Sunday, VIBE takes a look at some of the gold won this week o…

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Lauryn Williams Makes Olympic History

Lauryn Williams makes Olympic history by becoming the fifth person to ear…

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The Sochi Report: Jamaican Bobsled Team Creates New Song For The Olympics

The Jamaican bobsled team was forever immortalized in the 1993 Disney film Cool Runnings, which followed their 1988 pursuit of a Winter Olympics medal…

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The Sochi Report: US Speedskaters Ditch Their Hi-Tech Suits, But To No Luck

The U.S. speedskating team has ditched their high-tech suits midway through the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Designed by Lockheed Martin engineers -- the same…

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Man Responsible For Sochi Opening Ceremony Glitch WAS NOT Murdered

It was the technical glitch heard around the world, only because the whole world was watching. During the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Olympic…

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Sochi Hires Private Company To Murder Stray Dogs Ahead Of Olympics

Talk about being cold blooded. Today in "WTF" news, Russian officials in Sochi have decided to contract a private company to kill off the problematic…

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Gabby Douglas’ Best Gymnastic Feats [Gifs]

Happy 18th Birthday Gabby! When we were 16 years old, traveling to London to compete in the Olympics wasn't on our to-do list.

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Tokyo Wins Bid To Host 2020 Olympics

Despite its frequent earthquakes and near-catastrophe nuclear issues, Tokyo beat out Istanbul, Turkey and Madrid, Spain as host of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. The…

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Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Talks About Life As A Gymnast

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas, saluted VIBE with an interview about her life after the 2012 Olympics in London and her new book Raising…

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A Gabby Douglas Biopic is Coming To a TV Screen Near You

I think we all saw this coming. Since Douglas' historic win as the first African-American gymnast to become the individual all-around Olympic champion at the…

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Watch: “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” Reality Show Trailer

Eleven-time Olympic medal-winning swimmer Ryan Lochte has landed his own reality show on E! entitled “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” In the new 4-minute trailer,…

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V Exclusive! Sol Republic to Release Headphones Inspired By Michael Phelps

Swimming pools aren't the only things renowned athlete Michael Phelps springboards into.

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Michael Phelps Takes A Fall While Crowd-Surfing

Give this guy a medal for not busting his behind in a crowd-surfing feat gone wrong.

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Wretch 32 & Swizz Beatz in London

VIBE TV caught up with Wretch 32 and Swizz Beatz in London, and got the scoop on Swizz’ new collaboration with Reebok and why Wretch…

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Vibe Exclusive Q&A – Fatboy Slim Spills on The Olympics, “Button-Pushers” + More!

The pioneer of big beat, Fatboy Slim, isn't actually large in size. However, his performance at this year's closing ceremony at the Olympics was one…

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Michael Phelps Could Lose Olympic Medals for Louis Vuitton Ad

Trouble could be in the near future for Olympian Michael Phelps.
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