every body type is permitted in marni’s collaged olympic games

Only Marni’s madcap creative director Francesco Risso could have the frow working out their core muscles on bouncing exercise balls as he presented his imagined Olympics for imperfect athletes.
Steve Salter

ice skating had its gay pop moment this year – but things weren’t always this way

Thanks to the unabashed queerness of athletes such as Adam Rippon, figure skating is finally having its gay glo up. But the history of the sport is wrought with bigotry, secrecy and homophobia.
Alim Kheraj

​gisele to play important role at 2016 olympics

The Brazilian model will reportedly be hosting the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium on August 5th.
Tish Weinstock

skateboarding could be heading for the olympics

Can Palace do the Team GB kit?
Matthew Whitehouse

will 2016 be the year of trans olympians?

New guidelines mean athletes can compete without having to undergoing gender reassignment surgery.
Alice Newell-Hanson

meet bction, the japanese collective taking over buildings in tokyo for the sake of art

Just as B comes after A, BCTION comes after ACTION. Taking the butterfly effect of any cultural phenomenon as their focal point, last week Japanese art collective BCTION saw over 70 young artists convert an abandoned office, located in Tokyo’s business...
Tish Weinstock

underworld's karl hyde shares the records that changed his life

They soundtracked an Olympic opening ceremony, scored one of the most famous cult films in British Cinema and wrote what is arguably the most important anthem in dance music history. You might think you don’t know who Underworld are, but we promise you...
James Hutchins

body architect lucy mcrae is going to grow babies in space

Full of contagious energy, Lucy McRae is the kind of person you want to be friends with. She looks almost angelic in her all white dress-meets-labcoat as she explains the project she’s presenting at the London Design Festival and hands us a pale pink...
Francesca Dunn