olympics

Gender

A Study Backing Caster Semenya’s Track Ban Was Seriously Flawed

Even before the study's forthcoming correction, many scientists agreed that the research was dubious.
Leila Ettachfini
8.22.19
News

Olympic Breakdancing Would Be a Win for Hip-Hop

One of the genre's foundational aspects could be making its way to the 2024 Paris games.
DeAsia Paige
6.27.19
olympics

Female runners with high testosterone must take hormone suppressants to compete, sports court rules

The decision marks the end of a nearly yearlong battle between South African gold medalist Caster Semenya and the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Dan Ming
5.1.19
god squad

Holy Shit: Vatican Track Team Aiming for Olympics

Fine, it doesn't seem like Pope Francis is going to be on the squad. But you know he's rooting for them—and that's one holy cheerleader.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.10.19
christmas

This Family Won Christmas with Their Wholesome White Elephant Gift Exchange

Want to steal a gift? Think again.
Arimeta Diop
12.27.18
Gymnastics

What Does the Future Hold for USA Gymnastics?

The USOC plans to pursue decertification of USAG, but there could be some hurdles, including a legal tactic employed by the Catholic Church in cases of clergy sexual abuse.
Caitlin Cruz
11.15.18
soccer

Usain Bolt Scores First Goals as Professional Soccer Player

The eight-time gold medal sprinter is on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia, and didn't look too shabby in a preseason friendly.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.12.18
Photos

These Blistering Pics from Dodgeball's World Cup Will Make You Feel Ten Again

Who among us doesn't remember taking a ball to the face?
Clara Mokri
8.6.18
Swimming

Ryan Lochte Gets Year Suspension After Posting Photo of Unsanctioned IV Use

The gold medal Olympic swimmer, known for doing stupid shit—surprise—did some stupid shit again.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.23.18
Comics!

The Very Best of Killer Acid's Weed Comics

The illustrator's 4/20 comics hilariously capture 2018.
Killer Acid
4.20.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This elite gymnast quit at the height of her career to escape USA Gymnastics abuse

Mattie Larson was an elite gymnast, beloved by fans. She was also one of the dozens of people sexually abused by team doctor Larry Nassar.
Elle Reeve
3.28.18
figure skating

The Revolutionary Legacy of Surya Bonaly, a Back-Flipping Figure Skater

Surya Bonaly is one the few Black women to skate in the Olympics, who responded to unfair criticism of her technique by performing a daring, immensely difficult, and banned move.
Alejandra Mattoni
3.5.18
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