After winning gold in the men’s 500-meter short track, Canada’s Charles Hamelin French-Canadian kisses his girlfriend.

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How China is reporting the Winter Olympics to its citizens

China's medal count at the Vancouver Olympics stands at nine — good for 9th place overall, 23 medals behind the United States. But the Chinese people are hearing very different ... Continue Reading →

Biathlon Gold Won with Clutch Grenade

Russia won the women's biathlon relay at the Vancouver Olympics yesterday thanks to a clutch final leg by Olga Zaitseva in which she set aside her rifle and instead completely ... Continue Reading →

NBC, Vancouver Apologize for Excellent Handling of Women’s Figure Skating Final

In a statement released this morning, NBC sports chief Dick Ebersol, speaking on behalf of his network and the city of Vancouver, issued a public apology for their coverage and hosting ... Continue Reading →

Figure Skater Gives the Performance of Her Sad Non-Life

South Korean figure skating sensation Kim Yu-Na wowed the crowd at the Vancouver Games with a world record-setting performance, earning the gold medal and the brief sense that maybe ... Continue Reading →

Olympic Recap: Today’s Gold, Silver, Bronze

Another day of the Winter Olympics is in the books. Let’s see who medaled. Bronze: Vernon Davis Screw you, Bo Jackson. Who cares about football and baseball? Vernon Davis does ... Continue Reading →

Bobsled Won on a Dare

The two-man bobsled at the Vancouver Games was won yesterday when two drunk Canadians hopped in an unattended sled and zoomed down the icy course to a world record and gold medal. "Woooooooooo! ... Continue Reading →

Swedish fans applaud the news that Tiger Woods may lose another endorsement.

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Olympic Recap: Today’s Gold, Silver, Bronze

Another day of the Winter Olympics is in the books. Let’s see who medaled. Bronze: The Netherlands Dutch speed skating coach Gerard Kemkers cost Sven Kramer gold in the men's ... Continue Reading →

South Korean men in Seoul shop for TVs based on size, resolution, number of HDMI inputs and number of penis inputs.

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Teenage Snowboarder”s Mom Okay with Him Teasing Death

Fifteen-year-old Benny Calvert got his first snowboard at the age of 13 and has been riding ever since. Though he is barely a high school student and has no formal training, he spends ... Continue Reading →

Olympic Recap: Today’s Gold, Silver, Bronze

Another day of the Winter Olympics is in the books. Let’s see who medaled. Bronze: Ice Dancing There wasn't much in the way of actual sports during the second Monday of the ... Continue Reading →

The origins of the Vancouver 2010 mascots

The Vancouver 2010 mascots are Quatchi, Miga and Sumi. How did these odd-looking mascots come to be? And did the graphic designer spend more than five minutes thinking up any of them? SportsPickle ... Continue Reading →

Know-It-All Roommate Suddenly an Expert on Figure Skating, Too

Dan Nielsen of Lansing, Michigan was looking forward to the Vancouver Games more than most. And not just because he's a big sports fan. No, Dan was even more excited for the two-week ... Continue Reading →

Canada’s Olympics hits a new embarrassing low with the gold medal in ice dancing.

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Olympic Recap: Today’s Gold, Silver, Bronze

Another day of the Winter Olympics is in the books. Let’s see who medaled. Bronze: Ski cross If you haven't seen any of the ski cross at the Vancouver Games, it's a ... Continue Reading →

NBC News Viewers Outraged Austin Plane Crash Shown Only on Tape Delay

NBC News’ switchboard and email inboxes were jammed this week with complaint after complaint from viewers outraged that they were shown footage of a tragic plane crash in Austin ... Continue Reading →

USA’s 5-3 Upset Olympic Hockey Win a Blow to Canadian Aggression

It was only a hockey game. Not much more than an exhibition, with both teams moving on in the tournament. But on a global scale, the USA's surprising 5-3 hockey victory over Canada ... Continue Reading →