No advertisements or logos are allowed in the Olympics, yet big-time sponsor BMW gets to hustle Minis all through the throwing events with their R/C retriever cars. The Olympic Committee claims this isn't advertising, which is total bullshit.
You know how every Olympic sport isn't boomerang-based? That's a problem for many reasons, but the most obvious of which is the fact that when something gets thrown, eventually it has to be retrieved.
You know what the Olympic Marathon event is missing? Cars. Cars would really add that extra oomph to the event. This glaring omission hasn't always been the case, though: in 1904, a runner named Fred Lorz used one to ride about 11 miles of the marathon.
Olympic shooter Kim Rhode is into shiny things, but not how you might think. Her shiny things include the barrel on her Perazzi shotgun, the shimmering medals she's picked up at the last four Olympic games, and the polished stainless steel on the Shelby Cobra kit car she hand-built herself.