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This Gold Medal Grandma Has Won Over Olympic Fans Across the Internet

Nobody is more proud of British gold medal swimmer Adam Peaty than his grandmother Mavis.

Adam Peaty won gold in the 100 meter breaststroke and set a new world record of 57.13 seconds this weekend. And while most grandmas were at home struggling with the remote, Grandma Mavis was gaining thousands of Followers on Twitter.

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Vladimir Putin is definitely a Daft Punk fan. The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs choir previously sang the robotified duo's hit single three months ago, and decided to sing it again on the world's stage.

The entire performance can be viewed over at the NBC Olympics website.

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Twitter Turns Ryan Lochte Into America's Favorite Fugitive After Swimmer Flees Rio to Evade Authorities

Despite Brazilian authorities demanding that Ryan Lochte remain in Rio, the American swimmer has fled the country and is already home in the United States.

Team USA swimmers Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen were allegedly robbed at gun point. So, while the pending investigation continued, both swimmers were ordered by Brazilian authorities to remain in Rio.

For security reasons, Jimmy Feigen location is a mystery. But the internet seems to have the whole "Lochte Identity" figured out.

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Proof that men can fly.

Epke Zonderland of the Netherlands performed one of the most difficult bar routines ever seen on the world stage -- and nailed it. DAT AIR.

Needless to say, he won gold in the event. The sheer ENDURANCE required to do three maneuvers like that is ridiculous. That routine was nuts. I need some smelling salts.