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Simone Biles is still soaking in all the stardom that came after winning big for team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics.  Biles is making her rounds on tv shows, with her latest appearance being on Ellen.  The four-time gold medalist announced, during her appearance on Ellen, that she’s writing an autobiography titled, Courage to Soar. […]

In a video that's been circulating on social media, Roker shuts down Billy Bush, who argues that Lochte "embellished" his story.

While the world remains riveted by #Lochtegate, Ryan Lochte‘s fabricated story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, it is not the only scandal that has rocked the Olympic Games through the years. Here are 5 Olympic scandals that occurred on and off the field: Ben Johnson  Ben Johnson shocked the world with his […]

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16-year-old gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, has apparently been getting lots of calls for endorsement deals after she won Silver on the balance beam at the 2016 Rio Olympics.  Her agent says Hernandez has officially accepted her first deal with Procter & Gamble. Hernandez is now the new Crest and Orgullosa ambassador.  Hernandez stated, “My motto in […]

19-year-old Simone Biles is fresh off the Rio 2016 games, and there is a lot of buzz that the Olympian will be headed to Dancing With the Stars. It’s rumored that producers of the popular dancing show really want  Biles to compete in its upcoming 23rd season.  Yahoo asked the gymnast a series of random questions […]

Haters gonna hate and they have come out in droves to attack Gabby Douglas while she competes at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Instead of cheering for and supporting the 20-year-old, many have decided to take issue with her hair –just as they did during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, called the […]

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Gabby Douglas has recently received loads of backlash on twitter for absolutely no reason at all.  Critics are voicing their opinions saying she needs to smile more, and even wear her hair differently. Social media can be used for such horrible things like bullying, but it can also be used to spread a little love. […]

With the games in full swing, check out some of the best moments so far.

Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles’ impressive Olympic performances are inspiring little girls everywhere to become the next great gymnasts. A proud dad tweeted out the below photo of his daughter Nyla, pretending to be just like two of her favorite gymnasts.  Biles retweeted Miller’s tweet, and he says that his daughter was very excited Biles retweeted […]

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It seems that social media bullying of public figures is a new trend, and it needs to stop.  A few weeks ago, actress Leslie Jones was bullied on twitter so much so, that she left the social media platform for a while.  Two-time Olympian, Gabby Douglas, is the latest victim of online bullying.  Social media […]

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Simone Manuel made history at the 2016 Rio Olympics last night.  Manuel became the first African-American to win a gold medal in an Olympic swimming event. 20-year-old Manuel upset world-record holder Cate Campbell of Australia, and tied with Penny Oleksiak of Canada for gold in the 100-meter freestyle event.  The two of them currently share the […]