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"Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020" Adds Dream Events

“Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020” Adds Dream Events

SEGA revealed this week that they will be adding in some new dream events to their upcoming game Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The three events will be Dream Shooting, Dream Karate, and Dream Racing. Essentially, these are imaginary games that they would hope to have in the Olympics someday if […]

“Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020” Will Have 2D Events

A weird and awesome reveal from SEGA at Gamescom 2019 this week as Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be going 2D. SEGA announced that the game will be featuring classic 2D appearances of both Mario and Sonic characters in ten specific events. It’s basically an old-school throwback special to the […]


‘American Horror Story’ Season 9: Emma Roberts, Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Confirmed

While fans of FX‘s American Horror Story are still settling themselves down from last season Murder House/Coven crossover season Apocalypse, the horror anthology’s co-creator Ryan Murphy has proven a regular “chatterbox” about AHS‘s future (see below) – and now we have some casting announcements for the upcoming ninth season of AHS. Murphy took to Instagram […]

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Several Overwatch League Players to Attend Olympic Committee Esports Summit

It appears a new esports initiative has garnered a lot more attention than people expected, and some big names from the Overwatch League are getting involved. A couple of weeks ago we reported that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) were going to be holding a summit to […]

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[Olympics] Tonight Is the Closing Ceremony for the Winter Games

The 2018 Winter Olympics are drawing to a close tonight, and the closing ceremonies are upon us. It’s been a stellar two weeks of competition in PyeongChang, with subpar coverage (seriously, get your act together, NBC) and some surprise wins. The medal count for this year ended about how we thought it would; Norway once […]

[Olympics] #SlideAPose Is Just as Adorable an Idea as You Think It Is

As the Winter Olympics head toward their official closing ceremony on Sunday, February 25th from the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea (which you can watch live on the NBC network starting at 6 a.m. ET; or catch the taped replay at 8 a.m. ET), the Olympic Channel (the official social media account for the International […]

The Walking Dead Season 8: Making the Case for Walker Olympics 2018

With less than a week to go before the show’s mid-Season 8 return, AMC is reminding The Walking Dead fans who might still be caught up in Winter Olympic fever that the show has some serious advantages over the international competition. I mean, strap skis onto some walkers and you could have a righteously cool […]

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[Olympics] Adam Rippon DECLINES Offer To Be NBC Correspondent

One of our favorite fabulous personalities from this Winter Olympics has to be Team USA mens skater Adam Rippon. The sparkly spinner helped nab the bronze medal for Team USA’s skate during the team event, and his quadless solo programs were no slouch when compared with the multi 4-rotation jumps his competitors were landing. And today […]

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[Olympics] Tonight We Get The Men’s Free Skate (aka Long) Program

After last night’s Olympics skating action, it’s time for even more figure skating with the men’s free skate (aka long program). Previously we had the team skate events where the various countries entered competitors in four different skating disciplines; pairs, men’s, women’s, and ice dancing.  Team Canada took home the gold, The Olympic Athletes of Russia took […]

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[Olympics] Tonight We Get The Men’s Short Program Skate

There have already been two Olympics figure skating medal ceremonies in PyeongChang, and tonight the men’s short program kicks their point accumulation towards the podium. Previously we had the team skate events where the various countries entered competitors in four different skating disciplines; pairs, men’s, women’s, and ice dancing.  Team Canada took home the gold, The […]

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[Olympics] And The Medal Results for Pairs Skating Are….

The Olympics have been going in earnest for almost a week now, and the medals are starting to stack up for the various counties in events across the board. Three days ago the results of the team skate events were revealed after the competitions in Mens, Womens, pairs, and ice dancing. The rules for such […]

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[Olympics] Here’s When to Catch the NBC Events Starting Tonight

We are SO READY for the Olympics opening ceremonies tonight! We’ve been talking a lot about the PyeongChang Winter Games over the past week, and it’s only gonna get more frequent starting this weekend. Tonight, the cauldron lighting and Opening Ceremonies air on NBC (they keep saying LIVE, but seeing as how it ALREADY HAPPENED, […]

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[Olympics] All 45 Russian Athletes Have LOST Appeal, Will Not Be Allowed To Compete

This story is breaking, but The AP has reported that the ongoing appeals of the Russian athletes looking for special dispensation to compete in this year’s Winter Olympics have been denied. BREAKING: All 45 Russian athletes lose appeals to sports' highest court against exclusion from the Pyeongchang Olympics. — The Associated Press (@AP) February 9, […]

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[Olympics] The Men’s and Pairs Short Skate Team Event Is Happening RIGHT NOW

Tonight’s Olympics coverage on NBC includes several events, but the thing we are here for right now: the Men’s and pairs short skate and team events are happening. We’ll be live updating with performances (which you can livestream here) and the scores: The short program started with hometown competitor, 16-year-old South Korean Cha Jun-hwan. He […]

[Olympics] Men’s and Pairs Figure Skating Starts TONIGHT on NBC

While yes, officially the Winter Olympics haven’t had their cauldron lighting and opening ceremony yet (that’s tomorrow night), things are kicking off in a big way tonight in PyeongChang. Over on NBC (the official carrier of the Olympics in the US again), we’re going to get one of the highly anticipated events starting at 5 […]

[Olympics] This Is Not A Drill- Curling Is On RIGHT NOW

Sure, the official opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics isn’t until Friday night on NBC, but as we’ve been telling you for the last two weeks, the events start early. Right now in fact, on NBCSports, there is a Curling match between Korea and Finland, with Korea taking the mixed doubles first win in […]


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[Olympics] Over 1,200 Security Staff Hit with Norovirus, Replaced with Military

There may be a number of conspiracy theories at work today after the announcement that over 1,200 PyeongChang security staff have been replaced with military personnel due to an outbreak of Norovirus. Yesterday, there was rising concern of over the dropping temperatures in regards to spectators, and the possibility of illness. Mostly, that the projected […]

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[Olympics] The Historic Women’s Joint Korean Hockey Team Had A Match Today

We’re less than 4 days away from the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, and that means things are starting to get going in the picturestic South Korean host city. The big news today was a “tune-up” match featuring the Korean women’s joint hockey team (with members from both North and South Korea) […]