The Olympics

Lady Gaga + Olympian McKayla Maroney Engage in Cute Twitter Conversation
Lady Gaga is proving herself quite the patriot as she tweets words of encouragement to American Olympians competing in London. The native New Yorker sent her love to the Fab Five (aka the 2012 U.S. women’s gymnastics team), which took home the gold for the first time since 1996. But Gaga also engaged in a cute Twitter conversation with McKayla Maroney, one of the Fab Five.
How Much Are Olympic Medals Actually Worth?
Olympic athletes often train for years in the hopes of someday getting a medal. But while the 4,700 medals currently being doled out in London are priceless to the athletes who win them, the actual value of the raw materials may be less than you think.
Ryan Lochte’s Twitter Is Getting ‘Weird’
They should probably just call the 2012 Summer Olympics the “Twitter Games,” as the microblogging service has been part of quite a few of the story lines so far in London. American swimmer Ryan Lochte is one of the many athletes at the games to maintain an active Twitter account. An account that got even more popular when the 27-year-old started off the Olympics with a defeat of rival Michael Phel

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