How BMW Finally Built An Olympic Contender (That Isn't A Car)

The American two-man bobsled team didn't do so hot on the track at the last Winter Olympics. While the four-person crew took home the gold medal, the shorter sled only came in sixth. And one reason was because their sled was nearly two decades old. » 2/15/14 1:00pm 2/15/14 1:00pm

Lotus F1 Apologizes For Tweeting Two Dudes Kissing Before Olympics

As the world's eyes are trained on the Winter Olympics, Russia has come under a tremendous amount of fire for its treatment of LGBT people. On Friday, everyone's favorite deadbeat F1 team was the latest to say "In your face, Russia" with a tweet supporting the gays. Until they took it down. » 2/11/14 10:00am 2/11/14 10:00am

Audi Needs To Make This Fake Sochi Olympic Ring Fail Ad A Reality

Things have been a little, um, rough around the edges at the Winter Olympics in Sochi thus far. After one of the five Olympic rings failed to light at the opening ceremony, one clever prankster found a great way to tie it in with Audi's logo. » 2/10/14 1:45pm 2/10/14 1:45pm

How Much It Costs To Get Around The Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have been a bit, shall we say, expensive. The equivalent of $51,000,000,000 in public funds was spent to make sure that everything went off without a hitch. This includes the most expensive road in the world. But if you want to get from the opening ceremony to the ski slope, it'll cost … » 2/08/14 1:07pm 2/08/14 1:07pm

VW Brings Guinness World Record-Owning Monster Trucks To The Olympics

VW solidified their bid to be the official vehicle of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics five years ago, and have spent the time since assembling a 3,000 vehicle fleet that includes some insane Volkswagen Amarok monster trucks. » 2/04/14 5:36pm 2/04/14 5:36pm

What Events Should Go In An Automotive Winter Olympics?

The 2014 Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia this upcoming week, and still, despite my constant stream of strongly worded letters, they've ignored all of my pleas to include some car-based events in the festivities. Clearly, this is an outrage that should not stand. » 2/01/14 1:46pm 2/01/14 1:46pm

Of Course Those German Minis At The Olympics Are Advertising

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. » 8/09/12 3:30pm 8/09/12 3:30pm

Meet The Ultra Badass Qatari Skeet Shooting, Olympic Medal Earning,…

Nasser Al-Attiyah isn't a name known by millions of adoring fans. People don't scream when he gets off a plane in a new city. He has an Olympic medal but his poster isn't on the walls of children everywhere. He doesn't have the paparazzi following him everywhere he goes. » 8/02/12 2:00pm 8/02/12 2:00pm

Jeremy Clarkson 'May Do Some Burglary' As Police Guard Olympics, Arrest…

Scotland Yard is hot on the tails of a handful of Rupert Murdoch's journalists. London-based reporters from the Mirror, Daily Star, and Sun were arrested, two for alleged illegal payments to officials, and one for an alleged criminal breach of privacy. » 7/19/12 10:00am 7/19/12 10:00am