August is almost upon us, and that means we don't have very long before the lighting of the Olympic flame in Rio, Brazil. Team GB has its work cut out: it's expected to bring home between 47 and 79.. engadget Also reported by •TUAW
*When Michael Phelps says he sees a bit of his young self in Katie Ledecky, you know you are dealing with a very special swimmer.*
Already an Olympic champion, the 19-year-old American distance.. Deccan Herald
On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016, a Brazilian man was arrested on for trying to grab the Olympic Torch in the latest in a series of protests against the international sporting event. The Olympic flame was.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony in Manaus, Brazil, on June 20 was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the animal escaped from its handlers following the event, the army said in a.. Source: WSJLive -
Gordie Howe, the hockey great who set scoring records that stood for decades, has died. Howe's hockey career spanned five decades — six if you count a 1997 cameo in the International Hockey League. Source: Canadian Press -
Four years ago today the people of Sevenoaks crammed the town's pavements to watch as the Olympic torch wound its way through the district.Thousands thronged the roadsides from Seal, to Riverhead,.. Kent and Sussex Courier Also reported by •Sevenoaks Chronicle
A protester has attempted to put out the Olympic flame by interrupting the ceremonial torch relay's leg through Joinville in Brazil. He was wielding a fire extinguisher. MailOnline India Also reported by •MailOnline
Feel free to skip the gym this summer — this kid has the best no-effort secret to getting buff for the beach.
Step one: acquire some pool floaties, the puffier the better. Step two: put on your.. Mashable
Some days you just need to watch 15 minutes of people embarrassing themselves on live TV.
Thankfully, the fine folks over at News Be Funny, a YouTube channel dedicated to making sure no news blooper.. Mashable
Hungry kittens are not to be messed with—at least when it comes to these six felines.
At the sound of their food hitting the ground, the cats leap up within seconds and scramble for bites to eat.. Mashable
The Olympic torch brings hope to millions and confusion to certain bystanders.
During a torch relay Wednesday night, a man tried to put out the flame using a fire extinguisher. It's unclear what.. Mashable Also reported by •Huffington Post
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 27 (Reuters) - A man has been arrested for trying to extinguish the Olympic torch by throwing a bucket of water over it as it passed through his farming town of Maracaju in.. Huffington Post
A little more than six weeks ahead of the opening ceremony, the Olympic flame is making its way through Brazil en route to Rio, the torch relay a visually striking bit of pageantry first choreographed.. ChicagoTribune