Olympics

German Figure Skater Slammed For Performing To Schindler’s List Score

Social media erupted with criticisms when German figure skater Nicole Schott began performing to the Schindler's List score during her free skate performance at the…

French Olympians Figure Skate To Disturbed

Following the 2014 Olympic Games, the International Skating Union decided to change their policy and allow figure skaters to perform routines to music with lyrics.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 15, 2018 - 9:46 am

Shaun White Refers To Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit By Ex-Drummer As “Gossip”

Shaun White dismissed the sexual misconduct allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit as "gossip" and hurried away from reporters trying to ask him…
Associated Press | February 14, 2018 - 9:42 am

Slovenian Olympian Wrote #FreeMeekMill On His Snowboard

You know our justice system is fucked up when we need a Slovenian snowboarder named Tit to tell us when we're doing something wrong. Late…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2018 - 9:38 am

Watch Figure Skaters Perform To Beyoncé & “Despacito” At The Winter Olympics

After the 2014 Olympic Games, the International Skating Union changed the rules to allow music with lyrics. That means that at this year's Winter Olympics…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2018 - 4:13 pm

US Olympic Trialist Figure Skates To “Turn Down For What”

The Winter Olympics are going down in PyeongChang next month, and according to Wall Street Journal Olympics reporter Sara Germano, this is the first year…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2018 - 9:51 am

Dr. Dre Joins Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid Team

The city of Los Angeles is putting in a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, and Dr. Dre has joined the 117-member Board…
James Rettig | March 31, 2017 - 1:07 pm

Paul Wall Offers Free Gold Grills To All US Olympic Medal Winners

The Rio Olympics are officially over as of last night, which means the clock is ticking on that fleeting moment when medal winners get to…
Chris DeVille | August 22, 2016 - 12:44 pm

Watch Vince Staples Review The Olympics

If Vince Staples wanted to give up music tomorrow and become a comedian, he'd probably be able to make a pretty good go at it.
James Rettig | August 17, 2016 - 9:24 am

Here’s What Michael Phelps Was Listening To Before Those Historic Olympic Wins

As you might have heard, Michael Phelps is a swimmer, and a pretty good one at that! This past week at the Olympic Games in…
James Rettig | August 16, 2016 - 4:36 pm

Watch Olympic Dressage Horse Dance To Santana & Rob Thomas’ “Smooth”

There are three parts to Olympic equestrian competitions: equestrian jumping, equestrian eventing, and equestrian dressage. Dressage is called the "highest expression of horse training," and…
Grace Birnstengel | August 15, 2016 - 11:28 pm

Pusha T And Ariel Rechtshaid Remix Sia’s “Unstoppable” For Gillette’s Olympics Campaign

Sia's perseverance anthem "Unstoppable" is the perfect song for the upcoming Summer Olympics in Brazil. It was one of the standouts on her album This
Collin Robinson | July 13, 2016 - 11:53 am

Arcade Fire Soundtrack Los Angeles’ Bid For 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles last hosted the Summer Olympic Games in 1984, before half the Stereogum staff was born. The City of Angels braintrust believes 2024, which…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Watch The Russian Police Choir Perform “Get Lucky” At Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

As they famously did last year (which you can catch in our "Get Lucky" supercut) the Russian Police Choir performed Daft Punk's Grammy winning megahit…
Miles Bowe | February 7, 2014 - 5:38 pm

Morrissey Not An Olympics Fan

For most of us, the Olympics are a pretty fun event, heartbreaking Mckayla Maroney vault fuckup or no. People trying really hard at sporting events!
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2012 - 10:30 am
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