Items tagged sports

The Games Nobody Wants: How the Winter Olympics Became a Headache for China

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing were supposed to be a triumph for the Chinese government. But the COVID-19 pandemic and diplomatic boycotts have hampered its plans.

Tags: sports, pandemic, politics

Abolish the Olympics

They’ve long been a financial boondoggle that ruins lives and enriches the corporate class. This year, they might also spread a deadly Covid variant among a largely unvaccinated population.

Tags: sports, business, health

This badass Edinburgh photo shows two ladies in long dresses and hats rock climbing in the 1900s

Tags: sports, fashion, gender, vintage

Scientists Say Chemical Found in Spinach Is Basically a Steroid, Should Be Banned for Athletes

Tags: food, sports, science

The Anti-Olympic Torch arrives in Tokyo

Tags: sports, politics, japan

Martial arts and the cycle of bullshit

Tags: sports, education

Nobody Wants To Host The 2022 Olympics

Tags: sports, politics