Posts tagged olympics
Posts tagged olympics
Usain Bolt holding out the baton to an official and then pulling it away.
I was dying when I saw this
Who else would punk an Olympic official? The man is ah BOSS.
Jamaica celebrates their latest gold medal.
Best part? Right around 1:50 when a man hilariously exclaims:
Oh my God! America just get struck by lightning! And attacked by a beast! And they were bitten by a werewolf! … Oh, so badly!
Yohan Blake, Jamaican Sprinter
Quote of the Day
Blake’s commenting on Jamaica’s record breaking performance in today’s 4x100m relay.
In response, Usain Bolt had this to say: ”Yohan is crazy. If he keeps talking like that, someone is going to put him in a straight jacket one day.”
Jared Connaughton, veteran runner on the Canadian team, reacting to the disqualification that allowed T&T to walk away with the bronze medal in today’s 4x100m relay.
Connaughton stepped on the inside lane marking during his leg of the race, causing the DQ.
I know they’re hurting, but that’s pretty sour.
Just wanted to say thanks to Team T&T for making this the best Olympics ever. Every single one of you ladies and gents rock.
Shoutout to our boys, bringing home the bronze medal in the 4x100m relay. :)
What a sight.
Much love to Kershon Walcott for bringing home T&T’s first gold medal since 1976. (and our first medal in a field event ever.) You’re amazing. :)
I watched the team synchronized swimming event this morning, and I spent much of the time marveling that - while they’re busy pulling off complicated formations and making it look easy - they’re not breathing at all.
No matter what anyone says, those ladies are amazing.
Congrats to Lalonde Gordon, Jarrin Solomon, Ade Alleyne-Forte and Deon Lendore, who finished the men’s 4x400m relay in two minutes, 59.40 seconds to bring home our second bronze medal!
Don’t pretend that this isn’t what you’ve secretly been hoping to see in every Olympic diving event.
The Atlantic, weighing in on Gabby Douglas being singled out by a Fox News’ segment on American exceptionalism for lacking patriotism through her clothing choices.
This article is snarky. Well done, Atlantic.
Oooh, it does bring the snark.
There’s no special reason why they’re targeting Gabby for this criticism, right?
The fact that Gabby Douglas’ mother is now responding to this nonsense breaks my heart:
How ignorant is it of people to comment on her hair and she still has more competitions to go. Are you trying to ruin her self confidence?,” Hawkins told Fashionista.com. “She has to go out there and feel good about herself, and if she feels good about herself on that floor, who are you to criticize her? What have you done to help contribute to her dream, that you felt it necessary to put it out there so that she could see it.
Did you see when some idiot threw a bottle onto the track just before Sunday’s 100m race began?
Apparently, it was meant for Usain Bolt and preceded by the taunt: “Oi, you’re not going to win!”
The idiot (allegedly Ashley Gill-Webb) wasn’t only wrong, but he had the unfortunate luck of being seated near to Dutch judo bronze-medal winner Edith Bosch, who ‘escorted’ him out afterwards.