Winter Olympics

Russia banned from the Winter Olympics

Alexa Liautaud
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Looks Like LA Will Host the Olympics in 2028

If the city still exists.
Drew Schwartz
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."
Aaron Gordon

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.
Aaron Gordon

IOC to Rio 2016: We Will Not Help Pay Your Olympic Debt

At this week's IOC Executive Board meeting, the Rio 2016 committee asked the IOC to help settle approximately $28 million in outstanding debt. The IOC, despite receiving $4 billion in TV rights for the Games, refused.
Aaron Gordon

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.
Katelyn Burns
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.
Aaron Gordon

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

So, Wait, Who Should I Blame For This, the IOC or the NHL?

NHL players won't participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. I am not happy about this and am looking for someone to blame.
Aaron Gordon

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?"
Aaron Gordon
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French Investigation Suspects Corruption in Rio 2016 Bid, Implicates Chair of 2024 Bid Committee

Once again, everything is completely fine in the Olympic movement. Nothing to see here.
Aaron Gordon