Tag Archives: London Olympics

Schlafly: Feminism Hurts The Olympics

“Feminist-imposed gender quotas hurt us at the Olympics in events which our Nation once dominated. The systematic elimination of certain men’s sports from colleges has weakened our competitiveness. We won only four medals in all of men’s wrestling, less than half the total won by Iran, and only a fraction of the medals won by Russia in this masculine sport. ...

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Ten Out Olympians Win Medals

Ten openly gay athletes won medals at the London Olympics. Seven of them took the gold. Cyd Ziegler at SB Nation has the recap: GOLD: Seimone Augustus [above center], USA, Basketball. The U.S. women’s basketball team was arguably the most dominant team in any sport at these Olympics.GOLD: Carl Hester, Great Britain, Equestrian. Hester and his two teammates won Great ...

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Gayest Closing Ceremony EVAH

Pet Shop Boys, George Michael, openly bisexual Jessie J, and a full stadium singalong with Freddie Mercury on center-stage screens. I don’t think we could have asked for much more.

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NYT Cheers “Seamless” Olympics

The New York Times thinks Britain pulled off a near flawless Olympics. The Olympics will also be remembered for what did not happen here. There were no security scares, despite hand-wringing about how vulnerable London might be to acts of terrorism. The serenity came at a steep price, one that could be measured in dollars — roughly $1.5 billion was ...

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Final Olympic Medals Tally

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Olympic Medals Tally

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Olympic Medals Tally

Only one more update to come.

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Olympic Medals Tally

I still haven’t figured out what the colors mean.

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Olympic Medals Tally

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Tweet Of The Day – Matthew Mitcham

Source.

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Olympic Bearcake Break, Part Three

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Gold For Britain’s Gay Horseman

The only openly gay Olympian to win gold thus far is British dressage competitor Carl Hestor. The team, which included Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin, celebrated the country’s twentieth gold medal of the games, strengthening the host nation’s place third on the board. Hester, 45, won a team gold and two individual silver medals at the European Championships in Rotterdam ...

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Olympic Medals Tally

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Headline Of The Day II

Source. (Tipped by JMG reader Blair)

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Someone’s Always Left Out Of A 3-Way

(Via JMG reader Bstewart23)

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USA! USA!

Rower #2 has taken to Reddit to defend himself. The thread there is quite amusing. (Via Bilerico) UPDATE: Gawker has published a very scientific analysis.

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Olympic Silver Fox Break

At age 39 Bulgaria’s Yordan Yovchev is the elder statesman of Olympic gymnastics. London marks his sixth appearance at the Olympic Games, a record for his sport. Yovchev first competed 20 years ago in Barcelona at the age of 19.

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Olympic Medals Tally

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Olympic Medals Tally

As of midnight last night, NYC time.

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Gabby’s First Endorsement Deal

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