Triple jumper Voula Papachristou gets the boot after tweeting in a racist manner and offering support of extreme right-wing politics. She will not be the last, surely.
Since its launch during the NFL playoffs, an Old Spice ad in which moms just can't help following their sons around has incited lots of online chatter. Its makers claim it is already "the No. 1 viral video in the world."
As the Jamaican Olympian left his competitors in the dust, his fans whipped up into a tweeting frenzy -- breaking the Games' Twitter record with 80,000 tweets-per-minute.
No matter your body type, there's an Olympian to match you. Locate your body double and find your ideal sport with the BBC's online body-match app.
It actually seems like a sensible career trajectory, given they're worth too much to do much else.
German high jumper Ariane Friedrich, a police officer, allegedly receives images of a stalker's genitals via e-mail. She posts his name, hometown, and parts of his alleged e-mail on her Facebook account.
The latest addition to the Olympics tech revamp are two apps that let users watch the world's greatest sports event live from a mobile device.
At least 13 people lost a limb or part of one in the Boston Marathon blasts. But while prosthetics have progressed in recent years, patients still have much emotional, psychological, and physical recovering to do, experts say.
Even in light of recent events, the Olympian remained a scheduled keynote speaker at IBM Pulse 2009. But he ended up canceling his appearance at the last minute.
The International Olympic Committee issues guidelines for athletes who wish to tweet during the 2012 games. At the heart of this potential disaster is the definition of "first-person diary-type" tweeting.