Tag: 2016 Rio Olympic Games

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Stanford Beats Cal, USC Beats UCLA at 2016 Summer Olympics

The ongoing rivalry between the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Southern California (USC) has yielded another victory to USC, with the Trojans earning more Olympic medals from the Rio Summer Games than their Bruin counterparts. But Stanford stands alone on top, with 27 medals, according to one count.

Olympian Gabby Douglas: National Anthem Criticism ‘A Lot to Deal With’

The past week in Rio, Gabby Douglas failed to achieve the success that she earned four years ago in London after she was shut out from winning any medals for her performance in individual gymnastic events. On top of that, the American 2012 Olympics overall woman’s gymnastic gold medal champion received a thrashing on social media for not putting her hand over her heart, while the national anthem played during the USA team gold medal ceremony.

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Newsbusters: Networks Ignore Anti-Israel Bullying by Muslim Nations at 2016 Olympics

The Washington Times and the Jerusalem Post were very lonely in reporting that Muslim animosity toward Israel’s 47-member Olympic delegation has triggered a reprimand from the International Olympic Committee and protest from Jewish groups such as the Anti-Defamation League, which issued a statement this week decrying anti-Israel “hostility” in Rio de Janeiro.

Social Media Society, Not Daily Beast, Should be Shamed

A straight reporter who trolled the Olympic Village trying to get hook-ups from gay dating apps is under fire for engaging in what some charge is unethical, if not yellow, journalism. Using apps like Bumble, Grindr, Jack’d and Tinder, Daily Beast reporter Nico Hines arranged numerous hook-ups with closeted gay Olympians and shared the details – with pretty transparent identifiers – in his published article.

Two Shot Dead at Rio Olympic Sites

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Police shot a mugger near the stadium where the Rio Olympics opening ceremony took place and a woman was killed close to another Olympic site, police said Saturday.

Report: Human Remains Washed Up on Rio Beach

According to a Fox News report, the “Welcome to hell” sign greeting visitors to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic games may not be far off from the truth. Human body parts have reportedly washed up on the beach