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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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Bob Costas Will Be Replaced By Matt Lauer After Eye Infection Spreads

The eye infection that has been plaguing Bob Costas has spread to his other eye, forcing the commentator to step down in favor of (hopefully infection-free) Matt Lauer. This is how the internet responded.

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Irish light flyweight boxer Paddy Barnes goes face-to-face with British heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

 

Seems like a fair fight.

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People Are Calling Ellen DeGeneres a Racist for Her Tweet About Usain Bolt

Ellen DeGeneres photoshopped herself riding Usain Bolt's back with the caption "This is how I'm running errands from now on." Even though the viral image of Usain Bolt's memorable smile before crossing the finish line has been Photoshopped hundreds of times, some folks on the internet have found the Tweet to be offensive. #Triggered Calm down people, this is Ellen we're talking about... Just keep swimming, I guess.

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The Olympics kick off today with the opening ceremony! Check out our ongoing coverage at Roflympics!