Fake Olympians Gatecrash Rio 2016 Heroes’ Welcome Float

Two men wearing tracksuits and biting their "gold" medals made it into the background of Sky News's coverage of the Olympic parade, before they were rumbled as frauds who had dressed up as proud Olympians and enjoyed a celebratory bus ride around Manchester for a laugh. Read More >>

Drone Pilots Will Start Getting Awards But Don’t Call Them Medals Quite Yet

Just as American soldiers can be awarded the Silver Star, the third-highest valour awarded to members of the US armed forces, some have long argued that remote operators of drones should be eligible for war medals as well. New reports indicate they might not be getting medals per se, but they will be getting some kind of award. Read More >>

Some Olympic Gold Medalists Will Get Russia’s Meteorite Medal Too

Winning a Gold Medal is one of the highest achievements in sports, the beautiful round medallion rewards years of hard work and confirms an athlete's status as the very best. Russia is going to sweeten the deal a bit in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics (no, they're not wrapping chocolate inside), extra medals that have pieces of the meteorite that crashed in Russia earlier this year will be given to the gold medal winners. Read More >>