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Special Olympics 2017: 4 athletes with incredible stories who you need to watch

The 2017 Special Olympics World Games run from March 14 to 25.

Caring about the Ryan Lochte controversy and Omran Daqneesh isn't a zero sum game

The international debacle Lochte has caused is worth your ire, too.

Kimia Alizadeh is the first woman from Iran to win an Olympic medal

Alizadeh is bringing home a medal and a message: There is nothing an Iranian woman cannot do.

Here's what to know about Ryan Lochte's net worth, girlfriend and hair

"Don't ask me what color it is, because I still don't know."

Usain Bolt Rio Olympics livestream: How to watch his final individual Olympic 200m race

You need to catch the fastest man alive at the Olympics for the last time.


Arthur Nory Mariano would like to remind Zac Efron that he saw Simone Biles first, OK?

Two men. One woman. An Olympic love triangle for the ages.

Italian swimmer Rachele Bruni dedicates Olympic silver medal to her girlfriend

"I live for myself, for my passion for swimming and for the people who love me."

After Taking a Tumble, These Olympic Runners Helped Each Other Finish the Race

This is what the Olympics are all about.


Simone Biles Captures Her Fourth Gold Medal of the Rio Olympics in Floor Exercise

Simone Biles is making history yet again.

Internet Claps Back After Viewers Slut Shame Olympic Presenter Helen Skelton

Gold medal for withstanding sexist trash.

Monica Puig Wins First Olympic Gold Medal for Puerto Rico in Singles Tennis

The 22-year-old made Puerto Rico proud.

Grindr Is Officially Going High Fashion With Debut "Varsity Collection"

High fashion is zero feet away.


The Reaction to Olympic Diver He Zi's Viral Proposal Story Isn't All Praise

A touching — and divisive — moment.

This Chinese Olympic Swimmer Didn't Realize She'd Won a Medal Until a Reporter Told Her

Fu Yuanhui went viral for her priceless reaction to winning a medal.

These Photos Show Why Simone Biles' and Simone Manuel's Wins Truly Matter

Black children are already prepping for their future Olympic wins.

Simone Biles Wins Gymnastics Gold in Rio Olympics 2016 Individual All-Around Competition

She became the fourth American and the second black American in a row to win the event.

Rape Culture at the Olympics, Sponsored by Viewers Like You

Prioritizing winning and national pride often means ignoring sexual violence.


5 Things to Know About Cate and Bronte Campbell, Sisters and Olympic Swimmers

The pair were on the four-woman team who won gold in the 4x100 freestyle relay on Aug. 6.

Tinder Is So Much Better at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Because Of Course It Is

What happens in the Olympic Village stays in the Olympic Village.

Twitter Is Freaking Out Over a Racist Headline About Rio Olympics Heartthrob Ning Zetao

This website just couldn't let Zetao rest on his laurels.

6 Things to Know About Gabriel “Gabigol” Barbosa, Rising Brazilian Soccer Star

Barbosa is no doubt making name for himself worldwide for his distinct soccer skills and prolific goal scoring.


8 Most Important Things to Know About Rio Olympics 2016

Here are some facts people may not already know about the 2016 Olympics.

Ibtihaj Muhammad Powerfully Explains How It Feels to Be First Hijabi Muslim US Olympian

"My religion, my faith — they are part of who I am."

Katy Perry's Surprise New Song "Rise" Is the 2016 Olympics Anthem We Needed

"Rise" is Perry doing what she does best — belting out strident motivational anthems, a la "Roar" and "Firework."