When Ryan Lochte lost all of his major sponsors Monday after his disastrous Matt Lauer interview, everyone was saying that the Olympic swimmer just needed to lay low and stay out of the spotlight.
Privilege. It is something that I speak on a lot because I am ever amazed by a) how powerful it is and b) how many people deny that it exists. Of course, the main opponents are those who benefit from it the most.
It's nearly four months until Michael Phelps swims his fifth and final Olympic games...at least that's what he's promised. He’s been able to return his body to optimal form, too.
When your country is hosting the 2016 Rio Olympics, the last thing you want to have is your soccer team lose while your fans boo you.
Milos Raonic announced on Friday that he will not be contesting the 2016 Rio Olympics. Raonic made the announcement at his Facebook page with the following comments:
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The 2016 Olympics in Rio are over and as they go so goes the glorification of so many pseudo-sports. We didn't need to find out who the best trampoliner was in the world, we didn't need to find out who walks the fastest
Imperialists sure love gold. First Christopher Columbus came looking for it in 1492, he didn't find it, and so he then went about collecting slaves instead. Nowadays rivers and mines have been picked over for the precious metal.
Ryan Lochte felt his finances take a major hit on Monday after all of his major sponsors including Speedo and Ralph Lauren unceremoniously dropped him.