From cash incentives and lifetime discounts to free trips—she totally deserves it all!
After winning the silver medal in the women's 53-kg category in weightlifting at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Hidilyn Diaz got a lot of other perks for bringing honor to the country. For starters, Diaz, who is a member of the
It's been great for the girls.
1. Etenesh Diro running in one shoe.Ethopia's Etenesh clashed with two other competitors in the first round of the steeplechase, which damaged her shoe. So she tore it off and still managed to finish the race, and came in seventh!
Lochte opened up to Matt Lauer about lying and being "immature."
And here's our next installment in #LochteGate! In this episode, it looks like Ryan Lochte consulted with a PR professional who was like, "You need to get your act together, son." (Maybe he was able to hire Al Roker, who got ~
Did you know they made ‘em like this in Singapore?!
Allow us to introduce Joseph Isaac Schooling, the 21-year-old Singaporean who beat Michael Phelps in the 100-meter butterfly during the Olympic Games in Rio:Finishing at 50.39 seconds, Joseph won Singapore's first ever Olympic gold. His win
Because somehow this shit still happens.
In case you missed the memo, it's 2016. Hillary Clinton is running to be the first female president of the United States. Kim Kardashian graced the cover of Forbes magazine. Beyoncé released Lemonade, and Michelle Obama is the de facto queen
And tons for you, Glen Coco.
Each Olympic athlete was given 42 condoms to last them two full weeks in Rio, meaning there are 450,000 condoms total designated for all of this year's ~*Olympic Games*~. It's unclear if the condoms in the bag Eric is
The babies they're gonna have, tho.
Laura Trott, 24, became Great Britain's most successful female Olympian when she won her fourth gold medal for cycling. Jason Kenny, 28, tied an existing Great Britain record and won his sixth cycling gold. In September, they'll be married and
Jimmy Feigen remains in Rio and could still be arrested, while Lochte's whereabouts in the U.S. are unknown.
The Great #LochteGate of 2016 continues: In addition to police confirming they believed Ryan Lochte and his USA teammates fabricated the ongoing story of them being robbed at gunpoint in Rio, said teammates have now told police that Lochte was the one
Basically, what hasn't gone wrong in Rio?
Ever since it was announced seven years ago that Rio de Janeiro would be home to the 2016 Olympics (the first South American city to host the games), the city has been plagued with problems related to the big gig. Rising crime
The pair finished in last place after allegedly getting into a huge fight.
According to the Daily Mail, Brazilian Olympic synchronized divers Ingrid Oliveira and Giovanna Pedroso will not compete together again after Oliveira allegedly had a "marathon sex session" with another Olympic athlete the night before their competition and left Pedroso room-less before
That gold medal comes with a surprise bonus.
Olympic champions obviously earn multimillion-dollar endorsement deals. Michael Phelps apparently received $5 million for his Under Armour deal, and I bet Simone Biles made a pretty penny for that Tide Pods commercial. But, you may not realize, the earnings don't
His outfits were the cutest!
While legendary swimmer Michael Phelps was raking golds at the Games, his son Boomer also won the the hearts of people all over the world. Just look at this cute little baby:Wrapped in a stars and stripes-printed baby carrier, the
Hint: It's not because they want to.
While looking through photos of happy Olympians crying tears of joy on the podium, I noticed a strange pattern: They all bite their medals. At first I thought it was a coincidence, but after noticing athlete after athlete putting their newly awarded
A world record holder trying to break more world records.
You know the Michael Phelps story: Winner of eight Olympic gold medals at the 2008 Beijing games, the marijuana incident, winner of two golds in London, a DUI, suspension, retirement, and finally, redemption. We still love him. In Rio de Janeiro, Phelps
The resemblance is uncanny.
If you were watching the women's road race this past weekend, you probably did a double take at some point while thinking, Wait a minute, is Kate Middleton competing in the Rio Olympics?? Because it sure looks like the Duchess of
It's spreading!
Earlier this week, the diving pool at the Rio Olympics mysteriously turned an alarming shade of green-and no one was able to explain why.Unsurprisingly, those who had to compete in the water weren't too pleased by its mysterious new
Great news!
According to, a record number of 43 openly LGBTI athletes are competing in this year's Olympics. That doesn't count the three coaches and number of Paralympic athletes who are out as well.Each one of the last three
Thieves broke into their respective rooms at the official media village.
TV5 reporters Lia Cruz and Magoo Marjon, who are in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to cover the 2016 Olympic Games, were robbed just hours before the opening ceremony.In a series of tweets, Cruz revealed that thieves got into her room as
Who's going for gold?
From rising sports stars to the current Olympic title holders, here's who could be bringing home the medals in Rio this summer.1. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, athletics, JamaicaAll eyes will be on Fraser-Pryce on the athletics field. The Jamaican
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