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This Stunning Bridge Proposal for the 2022 Beijing Winter Games Was Inspired by the Olympic Rings

The Slatest
July 17 2016 9:33 AMCould Russia Be Banned From Rio for Its Reported Doping Program?
Medical Examiner
June 7 2016 9:58 AMOlympians Should Still Go to RioThe risk of Zika is not big enough to warrant skipping the games.
Five-ring Circus
May 23 2016 1:04 PMGold, Silver, Bronze, LatexA history of condoms in the Olympic Village, from 8,500 in Seoul to 450,000 in Rio.
The Slatest
May 12 2016 3:58 PMThe Crazy, Urine-Filled Story of How Russia Doped Its Olympic Athletes
The Slatest
March 3 2016 3:48 PMHey, Look, a Nice Thing: There Will Be a Refugee Team at the Olympics
Brow Beat
Oct. 15 2015 3:50 PMWatch the Genuinely Inspiring Trailer for Race, the Jesse Owens Biopic
Quora
Aug. 12 2015 7:55 AMAre Professional Track and Field Athletes Required to Wear Shoes?
Sports Nut
Aug. 10 2015 5:51 PMLet Katie SwimThere are reasons beyond gender equity for the Olympics to finally add women’s 1,500-meter events.
Sports Nut
July 28 2015 4:37 PMLet’s Force Cities to Host the OlympicsA modest proposal inspired by Boston and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.”
Sports Nut
Dec. 18 2014 7:13 PMSquash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf!Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 1:20 PMThe Best Gymnast in the WorldHow Simone Biles dominates the competition.
Future Tense
July 22 2014 1:55 PMJapan Says That What the 2020 Olympics Needs Is Robot Athletes
Behold
April 16 2014 11:08 AMThe Rio Residents Displaced by Olympic Spirit
Future Tense
Feb. 24 2014 5:07 PMIt’s Official: Sochi Was the Warmest Winter Olympics Ever
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 23 2014 7:32 PMThe Best Thing About the Olympics Was That Amazing Opening Ceremony Sweater
Books
July 5 2016 7:14 AMA Perfect 16.223Dvora Meyers explains why gymnastics’ perfect 10 went away—and why it’s not coming back.
Political Gabfest
May 23 2016 5:46 PMShould We Cancel the Olympics?The Political Gabfest hosts share their thoughts on whether the 2016 Olympics in Rio should be canceled.
Medical Examiner
May 13 2016 12:07 PMRio Should Still Host the Summer OlympicsThe threat of Zika isn’t enough to warrant canceling the games.
The XX Factor
April 29 2016 8:33 AMRalph Lauren’s Olympic Uniforms Are Straight Out of Prep-School Hell
Outward
Jan. 25 2016 6:25 PMTrans Athletes No Longer Need Gender-Reassignment Surgery to Compete in the Olympics
The Slatest
Sept. 1 2015 6:02 PMLos Angeles Named the New U.S. Bid City for the 2024 Olympics
The Slatest
Aug. 11 2015 5:22 PMEvidence May Indicate That Rio’s “Raw Sewage” Olympic Lake Is Bad for Athletes
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July 31 2015 8:58 AMWho Needs Snow? Beijing to Host 2022 Olympics.
Hang Up And Listen
April 20 2015 5:30 PMHang Up and Listen: The Our Dump EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Warriors and Hawks, Boston’s Olympic bid, and the Islanders’ last days at Nassau Coliseum.
Outward
Nov. 18 2014 5:23 PMThe International Olympic Committee Comes Out Against Anti-Gay Discrimination
Outward
Sept. 25 2014 5:00 PMThe IOC Says It Wants to Stop Discrimination at the Games. But Is the New City Contract Enough? 
The Slatest
May 19 2014 8:05 PMAnimal Carcasses, Sewage Leave Brazil’s Olympic Sailing Waters “Dark, Brown, and Stinking.”
The Slatest
Feb. 26 2014 12:37 PMDid the Russians Have a Secret Performance-Enhancing Weapon in Sochi?
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 24 2014 1:35 PMStill Bitter After All These YearsTwo new films show that figure skating’s greatest scandal scarred its villain far more than its victim.
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 23 2014 7:07 PM“I Couldn’t Be More Proud”: 26 Years of Insincere U.S. Olympic Committee Post-Mortems

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