Olympic Games (2016)

August 17, 2016

Skin Deep: Olympian Style Inspires Kids and Some Adults

Skin Deep By CRYSTAL MARTIN Maddy Wiederkehr, 11, who lives in Westchester County, has been putting her hair up in a tidy Aly Raisman-style topknot since […]
August 13, 2016

Q: Why Do Gay Men Love the Olympics? A: Isn’t It Obvious?

RIO DE JANEIRO — Since before the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Outsports.com has been covering gay issues in sports. The site is filled largely with […]
August 13, 2016

Noted: A Winning Look (Outside the Pool) for Michael Phelps

By now, half the planet knows the meme #PhelpsFace, the viral image of the Olympian Michael Phelps furiously glowering as he prepped in the team room […]
August 12, 2016

Amid the Fury of the Olympics, the Zen of the Trampoline

Wherever you are, whatever time it is, it is the Olympics. The events in Rio de Janeiro feel constant and inescapable, a furious relay of competition […]
August 11, 2016

Critic’s Notebook: At the Olympics, Everyone’s Looking. Especially at the Men.

Call them the “Magic Mike” Olympics. The Games have always meant different things to different people, whether they are fans of popular sports, passionate adherents of […]
August 9, 2016

Skin Deep: Madison Keys Knows How to Make Her Makeup Stay Put

Skin Deep By BEE SHAPIRO The tennis player Madison Keys, 21, who is competing for the United States in the Rio Olympics, will also be one […]
August 6, 2016

8 Olympians Who’ve Got Social Media Game

Over 11,000 athletes have spent much of their lives preparing for the Rio 2016 Olympics, which begin with tonight’s opening ceremony. Somehow, between training, competing, eating […]
August 3, 2016

The Bedazzling of the American Gymnast

So it begins: the flag-waving excitement, the thumb-chewing anticipation, the blinding sparkle. The Olympics. Wait … hang on. The sparkle? Indeed. Because if Simone Biles — […]