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Puerto Rico's First Olympic Gold Medalist Scores Huge Honor

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.16.2016 | Latino Voices

Tennis player Monica Puig made history when she won Puerto Rico’s first Olympic gold medal ever at this summer’s Rio Games. And on Tuesday, Puig a...

Aly Raisman, Before You Date That NFL Player, Watch My Video

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 08.30.2016 | Comedy

What does an NFL player have that I don’t have? You know what — don’t answer that question. For starters, Colton Underwood has a better country ...

Gwen Jorgensen Wins The First U.S. Gold Medal Ever In The Triathlon

Reuters | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.20.2016 | Sports

Hot favorite Gwen Jorgensen produced the perfect race to win the Olympic women’s triathlon gold on Saturday, the American unusually staying with her...

8 Facts About Olympic Gold, From The Brain Of Neil DeGrasse Tyson

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.18.2016 | Science

The Olympics wouldn’t be complete without a scientific lesson about the games’ most important and sought-after element: gold. On Thursday evening,...

An Athlete's Penis Just Cost Him Olympic Gold

Zac Thompson | Posted 08.16.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Japanese pole vaulter Hiroki Ogita just lost his chance to win Olympic gold. As he was launching himself over the edge of the pole at the Rio Olympics last Saturday he hit an unfortunate snag: his own penis.

This Is How To Beat The Battle Of The Bulge In Midlife

Julie Dargan | Posted 08.16.2016 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

While your country's Olympians are going for gold in Rio, you should also be aiming for gold when it comes to achieving your weight loss goal. While you are watching the Olympics on the big screens, now is the perfect time to hit the starting blocks and get your body in tip-top shape.

Colombia's Caterine Ibargüen Wins Gold Medal In Women's Triple Jump

Reuters | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.15.2016 | Latino Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Triple jumper Caterine Ibarguen won Colombia’s first Olympic gold medal in athletics on Sunday, building on several years...

Olympic Gold Medalist, Ruthie Bolton: 'I Felt Like I Didn't Deserve My Medals'

Ariel Zwang | Posted 08.11.2016 | Sports
Ariel Zwang

Ruthie Bolton won gold medals in the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. Her left ring fingernail is painted purple as her vow against domestic violence, a...

Usain Bolt Could Lose Olympic Gold After Teammate Tests Positive: Report

Reuters | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.09.2016 | Sports

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaican Olympic relay gold medalist Nesta Carter's "B" sample for the use of a banned stimulant at the 2008 Beijing Games has re...

"Forceful' In-Flight Nipple Tweak Lands Olympic Swimmer In Hot Water

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.18.2016 | Weird News

Exclusive pictures: Grant Hackett - drunk and struggling to walk as he's helped off his flight from Adelaide. #7News— 7 News...

Greg Louganis:Back on Board and on the Red Carpet

Nicholas Snow | Posted 05.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Snow

Listen to this episode to learn on which famous dating website Greg met his now-husband, Johnny Chaillot-Louganis, as photographed above by Nicholas Snow at the 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival.

There Is No Formula or Timetable for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.07.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

So in the absence of a clear formula or a defined timetable, and in the face of all this uncertainty and unpredictability, what can you do to keep yourself committed to your goals? Here are a few ideas.

A Beach Volleyball Legacy

Kevin K. Wong | Posted 05.13.2015 | Hawaii
Kevin K. Wong

I am honored and blessed to continue "Dad's" legacy by giving back, coaching and creating opportunities for the next generation.

Alaska Snowboarder Ryan Stassel Dazzles in Gold-Medal Slopestyle Run

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.24.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Anchorage snowboarder Ryan Stassel struggled for words Wednesday after becoming the first American to win a world championship in slopestyle.

Sport Psychology Still Doesn't Get the Respect It Deserves

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why isn't mental training treated the same as physical and technical training?

Congressional Leaders Join Hands In Moving Capitol Hill Moment

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

Congress had a strong moment of unity on Capitol Hill Tuesday. As captured by C-SPAN, a line of members joined hands during the singing of "We Shal...

Go for Gold!

Deborah Carberry | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Carberry

Just think, if no one ever told you that you couldn't do something wouldn't you be less likely to doubt yourself -- if you doubted yourself at all? Never ever ever be the one to doubt yourself. Never.

U.S. Shot Putter May Land Gold Medal Eight Years Later

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

Thanks to new technology that reveals more steroid cheats, Adam Nelson may win the 2004 Olympics shot put more than eight years after he finished seco...

Airline Slammed For Transgender 'Joke'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An Air New Zealand riddle about a steroid-enhanced female shot putter from the Olympics is causing turbulence, the Dominion-Post reported. Twitter fol...

What Happens at the Olympics...

Esther Lofgren | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

Everything post-Olympics over in London was pretty amazing. Not as debaucherous as everyone keeps wondering, but an incredible trip, with every single day jam-packed with awesome.

Why Must We Eat Our Young?

Catherine Clinch | Posted 10.10.2012 | Parents
Catherine Clinch

Children of divorce tell amazing stories. Not the expected accounts of dysfunctional parents and constant fighting, but stories of emotional survival.

Thank You Dominique Dawes and Gabby Douglas

Kiratiana Freelon | Posted 10.06.2012 | Black Voices
Kiratiana Freelon

Although Gabby was the winner, I couldn't stop thinking about Dominique Dawes, and how she paved the way for Gabby and started my obsession with Olympic Sport. Gabby also closed a chapter in my life. She won the Gold Medal that I wanted Dominique to win.

On Gabby Douglas' Hair (And My Own)

Rebecca Sive | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Rebecca Sive

Hair matters. Kinky black hair. Kinky Jewish hair. Kinky hair on any woman's head. Today, we learn that again. How sad.

Huffington Post Blogger Wins Gold!

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

This morning in Windsor, England, the United States' women's eight rowing team held off Canada to win the gold medal by a half-length. The victory hel...

Huffington Post Blogger Wins Gold!

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

This morning in Windsor, England, the United States' women's eight rowing team held off Canada to win the gold medal by a half-length. The victory hel...