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Rule number one of the Olympics: Don't mess with the Olympics.

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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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Or as the the Brits would say, "Olympic Wiff Waff WIN." Don't miss our special live coverage of the opening ceremony and all of your Olympics news and fun at our special ROFLympics site!

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And this is one of the more SANE events at the Rural Olympics. Check out more right here!

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In the opening ceremony of the 2016 US Synchronized Skating Championships, ice skaters Dean Copely and Tim McKernan dressed up as Chazz Michael Michaels and Jimmy MacElroy, two characters from the movie "Blades of Glory". They performed a version of the film's 'Fire and Ice' routine. 

You can watch the routine from a better angle in this video from the network taping the routine:


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And just for comparison, here's the routine from the 2007 movie, 'Blades of Glory':

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Some crafty street artists in London have started "taking back" various billboards around the city in protest of rampant advertising for the Olympics. Check out more in the via link below!

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Australian sports commentator Sam Newman famously called taekwondo "the most ridiculous thing he's ever seen" during his London Games coverage.

Watch as Aussie Olympians Safwan Khalil and Carmen Marton make him eat his words.

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The Photoshop Battle of This Olympic Ping Pong Player Had to Be Done

This 2016 Olympic Ping Pong player got tripped up by the ball and the skillful folks on the internet made sure to do something about it.

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Well that just seems totally unfair. How is Brazil going to lose if they have an Avenger on their team?

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