2016 olympic games

Gas Leaks, Fires, Thieves: Australia Is Having A Bad Time At The Olympics

Gas Leaks, Fires, Thieves: Australia Is Having A Bad Time At The Olympics

Australia has it rough. The former penal colony is home to spiders, bigger spiders, Tony Abbott and Baz Lurhmann’s filmmaking. But Australia’s Olympic teams, which are currently preparing to compete in the upcoming Summer Games, might have it the worst, and their competition includes a woman who recently mistook a…

Brazil Just Shot And Killed Its Own Olympic Mascot

Brazil Just Shot And Killed Its Own Olympic Mascot

Here we go again: A jaguar that was brought out during an Olympic torch event earlier this week was shot and killed shortly afterwards when it escaped its handlers. The local Games organising committee is now investigating the incident, but animal welfare advocates say the big cat should never have…