2by2handsofblue:

abbadonallhope:

bitterassfandom:

onedirectionfangirlproblems:

usa gets silver:

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russia gets silver:

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chinese get silver:

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british get bronze:

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actually, it’s been psychologically proven that bronze winners are happier than silver winners! silver winners see themselves as being “so close” to gold, while bronze winners are just happy they won a medal. so any silver medalist isn’t as happy as a bronze medalist!

Canada gets silver:image

ok but it’s canada

jocelynseip:

apriki:

never forget that australias first ever winter olympics gold was won because the guy was coming dead last and everyone in front of him fell over

A NATIONAL HERO

jocelynseip:

apriki:

never forget that australias first ever winter olympics gold was won because the guy was coming dead last and everyone in front of him fell over

A NATIONAL HERO

lomographicsociety:

Vintage Olympics Posters

While the world is still hot with the Olympics fever, we searched high and low for some beautiful vintage posters of the iconic sporting event. Now, very quickly, allow us to share our finds with you after the jump!

analectic:

Fenchurch Street Station decorated for the Olympic Games, London, 1948

analectic:

Fenchurch Street Station decorated for the Olympic Games, London, 1948

lomographicsociety:

The First Modern Olympic Games

Now that the London games are all set to open today, we bring you yet another teeny look at the pages of history to satisfy that curiosity about the first Olympic Games in the modern times.

thewicked-eternity