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Google Shows Support for Gay Rights as the Olympics Get Underway in Sochi

TechComments ⋅ Feb 7, 2014
As the 2014 Winter Olympics get underway in Sochi, Google has updated its homepage in response to Russia’s anti-gay laws and mounting pressure on the International Olympic Committee to formally address discrimination on the basis of sexual orie...

Takashi Murakami Replies to 2020 Olympics Design Rumors

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 13, 2013
Not long after it was announced that Tokyo would be getting the 2020 Olympics, Japanese social media was already speculating who would be involved in Tokyo’s momentous second hosting of the games, its first being back in 1964. Unfortunately, fr...

Beats Team USA Gold Medal Headphones

TechComments ⋅ Aug 17, 2012
With the London Olympics finally in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to take a look back on the plethora of unique gear we saw the athletes using during, and in-between their respective events. One of these items was the custom gold Beats headph...

scargeear Envisions The Avengers at the Olympics

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 1, 2012
Prior to the spotlight being turned onto the Olympics, it was focused squarely on The Avengers — the blockbuster comic hero film from the Marvel Comics universe. Ukrainian illustrator “scargeear” has offered up his own unique mash-up of t...

What Are Olympians Eating? The Meals of Athletes at the Olympics

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jul 30, 2012
Ever wonder what it takes to keep an Olympian competing at the top of his or her game while competing on the world’s largest stage? NOWNESS dives into the menus and diets created by Olympic nutritionist Dan Bernadot. Each menu was then carefull...

Nike 2012 Olympic Innovation Summit Recap

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 22, 2012
For the iconic athletic apparel purveyor Nike, Tuesday dawned a new age in cutting edge design and technical material production, likely leading to unimaginable levels of human potential. CEO Mark Parker, along with a supporting cast of preeminent Ni...

London 2012 Olympic Games – The Isle of Man Stamp Collection by Paul Smith

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 4, 2012
Renowned fashion designer Sir Paul Smith has long been inspired by the sports and the culture it has developed over centuries of evolution. To commemorate his passion, he’s designed a collection of stationary including stamps and postcards for...

adidas Originals Team GB Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 3, 2011
With adidas as one the Olympic Games’ official sponsors for London 2012, the brand is incorporating the country’s Union Jack motif into a patriotic collection of footwear. Several lesser seen adidas Originals models are seen including the Nizza, Cour...

Nike Air Force 1 “Closing Ceremonies”

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 23, 2008
With the 2008 Beijing Olympics coming to a close this weekend, Nike is closing things out with a commemerative pair of Air Force 1s. Fashioned in bright metallic gold, the upper of the sneaker is adorned with a Chinese motif. The package also fea...

Photography from the Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremonies

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 9, 2008
Gizmodo has posted some images from yesterday’s Olympic Opening Ceremonies in Beijing. A culmination of many years of hard work and society altering processes, the opening ceremony captured in this light represents a success for the Chinese...

BBC Sport’s Olympics Monkey Produced By Gorillaz

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 30, 2008
The mastermind duo, Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, behind the virtual group Gorillaz have created a short animated promo for the upcoming 2008 Beijing Olympics. The animated sequence is for BBC Sport’s coverage of the Olympics, entitled &#...

Nike 2008 Olympics Sport Performance Footwear Collection

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
In a bold move, Nike has taken the initiative to create a series of sport specific performance footwear models for all types of events and sports. While in the past, footwear for select sports including equestrian, archery and sailing were without...