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Huge Australian Olympic Swim Scandal May Have Consisted Of Team Members Taking A Sleeping Pill And Going To Bed By 10:30

Swimming-mad Australia needed someone to blame after their disappointing showing at the London games, and it looks like they've found it. A report commissioned to investigate why the Aussies didn't bring home a single individual gold for the first time since 1976 laid it on a "toxic" team culture that involved…

That Runner Who Got Kicked Out Of The Olympics For Tanking Just Won The Race He Actually Cared About

Yesterday we brought you the story of Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria, who tanked out of his qualifying heat in the 800m in order to conserve his energy for the 1500m final, a stunt that got him kicked out of the Olympics altogether. Makhloufi was later reinstated when he obtained a doctor's note claiming that his…