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Rio Olympics

  1. who run the world (girls)
    Women Will Win Big at the Team USA Awards for Olympians Later This MonthOnly women’s sports made the cut for “best team.”
  2. The Final Five Are Above Your Petty DramaThey didn’t go to the Olympics to compete with one another.
  3. short and sweet
    Laurie Hernandez Got a Sweet ‘Hello’ From Adam LevineBecause Zac Efron has had his moment.
  4. who wants a selfie?
    Everyone Wanted a Selfie With Simone BilesAs one announcer put it, they wanted the “Biles smile,” before going home.
  5. who runs the world?
    Team USA Sweeps the Women’s 100m Hurdles, Becoming the First Country to Do SoWho runs the world?
  6. frequent flyer miles
    Zac Efron Is a Simone Biles Superfan and He Flew All the Way to Rio to Prove ItIs this the beginning of a beautiful friendship IRL?
  7. Leslie Jones Rallies Support for Gabby Douglas After Online BullyingJones started the #LOVE4GABBYUSA hashtag on Twitter.
  8. weigh it in gold
    Michael Phelps’s Medals Weigh More Than His SonBecause he just has that many.
  9. Simone Biles Has the Perfect Comeback for People Comparing Her to Male AthletesA comparison to other male athletes? No, thank you.
  10. priceless
    Simone Manuel’s Reaction to Winning Is GoldSimone Manuel wasn’t expected to win in the 100-meter swimming freestyle. When she learned she won gold, she broke down in tears.
  11. Leslie Jones and Kerri Walsh Jennings: Rio BFFsJones continues to be a medal-worthy fan.
  12. Male Olympic Divers and the Explicit Content That Wasn’tIt just looks weird.
  13. jeah!
    Poor Ryan Lochte Didn’t Realize the Chlorine Would Turn His Gray Dye Job GreenBless his heart.
  14. ultimate fans
    USA Men’s Basketball Players Become Cheerleaders at the OlympicsKevin Durant and members of the men’s Olympic basketball team had a lot of love for Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps.
  15. water quality
    The Olympic Diving Pool That Resembled a Green Jello ShotDo the divers get a higher score for swimming in that?
  16. rio olympics
    Rafaela Silva Won Brazil’s First Gold MedalAfter almost quitting the sport years back following some racist taunts online, Silva won gold in judo for her home country.
  17. 2016 olympics
    Hail Cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten, One ‘Super-Tough’ WomanShe’s on the mend after a terrifying crash.
  18. american pride
    Medal for ‘Best Use of a Scrunchie’ at the Olympics Goes to Serena WilliamsOh, and her nail-game was on point, too.
  19. 2016 olympics
    NBC Blames Women for Late Olympics Broadcast, Extra CommercialsBecause women prefer reality TV.
  20. 2016 olympics
    Olympians Took So Many Selfies at the Opening Ceremony Last NightHey, they’re only human.
  21. cut cover story
    Is Watching Gymnastics Worse Than Being an NFL Fan?The ethics of consuming “the most dramatically feminine sport.”
  22. rio olympics
    Christian Louboutin Is Dressing Cuba’s Olympic TeamThe athletes helped design the looks.
  23. rio olympics
    Meet the 5 Formidable Women on the U.S. Gymnastics Olympic TeamSimone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, and Laurie Hernandez are ready to take the gold.
  24. rio olympics
    The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Was Announced, and It’s Pretty Damn DiverseSimone Biles leads a diverse, accomplished bunch.
  25. rio olympics
    16-Year-Old Sydney McLaughlin Joins Olympic TeamSydney McLaughlin will be the youngest Olympian on the U.S. track-and-field team since 1980.
  26. rio olympics
    Don’t Worry, There Will Be Plenty of Condoms at the OlympicsIncluding lube and female condoms.