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  • Meet the five athletes, as well as the three alternates, who comprise the 2016 USA Women's Olympics Gymnastics Team. Read interesting personal information on each woman, such as athletic expertise, hometown, age, height, and more.

    USA 2016 Women's Olympic Gymnastics Team: Meet the Athletes

    USA 2016 Women's Olympic Gymnastics Team: Meet the Athletes

    by SmartAndFun0

  • The biggest con game of them all finds new suckers every two years.

    The Olympic Swindle

    The Olympic Swindle

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • During the Olympic Games, people see the fastest and strongest athletes earn gold, silver, and bronze medals. But how much do you know about the medals themselves?

    Olympic Medals: Myths and Fun Facts

    Olympic Medals: Myths and Fun Facts

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • Billions are spent building brand-new, state-of-the-art venues for the Olympics. But what happens after the Games leave? A sad trend these days is to simply abandon them to decay and rot.

    Abandoned Olympic Venues

    Abandoned Olympic Venues

    by Jason Ponic11

  • Jesse Owens was the star athlete of the 1936 Berlin "Nazi" Olympic Games. A four-time gold medalist, he is one of the most celebrated U.S. track and field athletes in history.

    Jesse Owens, Star of the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    Jesse Owens, Star of the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    by Doug West4

  • Murray corrected the reporter: "Venus and Serena [Williams] have won about four [gold medals] each." It's always nice to see someone remind people to check their facts.

    Tennis Star Andy Murray Is a Feminist Ace

    Tennis Star Andy Murray Is a Feminist Ace

    by Chris St-Jean0

  • The modern Olympic games capture the world's attention every two years. Unfortunately, tragic accidents and murder in the modern Olympic Games have taken the lives of some dedicated athletes.

    Olympic Athletes Who Have Died  at the Olympic Games

    Olympic Athletes Who Have Died at the Olympic Games

    by Gable Rhoads8

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