New Zealand and US runners awarded for sportsmanship

Nikki Hamblin and Abbey DAgostino receive Pierre de Coubertin award for helping each other to finish race after falls The two Olympic runners who Hamblin tripped and fell. DAgostino was caught up in the tumble and also fell. She managed to get up, and rather than sprinting off, stopped and helped Hamblin to her feet. […]

Olympics ban on gifs and Vines disappoints social media sports fans

The International Olympic Committee rule for news media prohibits short videos as part of regulations that restrict how Rio Games are represented Fans of gifs, Vines and the Olympics suffered a devastating blow on Thursday, as news surfaced that the International Olympic Committee has banned news organizations from creating the short, highly shareable clips during […]