The VICE Guide to Right Now
Looks Like LA Will Host the Olympics in 2028
If the city still exists.
Blown Olympic Dreams
The Morality Myth Behind the Modern Anti-Doping Movement
Drug testing in sports did not begin with the intent of creating a level playing field. Instead, early proponents believed sports doping was a "dangerous form of moral deception."
How Gymnastics Is Trying To Take Over Parkour And Make It An Olympic Sport
This fight isn't merely about parkour. It's about who controls the new youth-centric sports that are the Olympics' future.
What Actually Happens When a Trans Athlete Transitions
Fears of trans women taking over women’s sports simply doesn’t match up with the reality of the effects that transitioning and hormone replacement therapy have on an athlete’s body.
International Olympic Committee
Official at Both FIFA and IOC Resigns From Soccer-Related Roles Amidst Bribery Claims
The DOJ has indicted or accepted guilty pleas from more than 40 people since it opened its investigation on FIFA in 2015. That tally could soon jump significantly.
Liam Daniel Pierce
With Nine Months to Go, PyeongChang Winter Olympics Faces Possible Room Shortage
The 2018 Winter Olympics bid promised a compact Games, but a lack of accomodations may force fans to stay far and wide.
The Battle for Breaking on the Olympic Stage
Breaking will be included in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, but many breakers fear the dance form is being co-opted for ulterior motives.
Brendan Francis Yu
The Olympics' Biggest Problem Is Its Unwavering Belief That It Has The Duty To Exist
"Have you ever asked yourself why you really love the Olympic and Paralympic Games?"
Budapest 2024 Bid All But Dead After Anti-Olympics Petition Gets 226,000 Signatures
NOlimpia's campaign argued that the billions of dollars pledged in the bid for the Olympics ought to go to other needs such as healthcare, education, rural infrastructure, housing, and poverty.
Budapest's Bid to Host the Olympics Is Uniting the Rest of Hungary Against the Games
Budapest, one of three finalists to host the 2024 Summer Games, may be about to take themselves out of the running.
Usain Bolt Loses "Triple Triple" After 2008 Olympic Relay Team Stripped of Gold for Doping Violation
Usain Bolt's relay teammate Nesta Carter just cost him his legendary "triple triple."
Chill the Fuck Out, Doping Is Not That Big a Deal
The international sporting community is just as incapable of rationally discussing doping as they are at preventing it.