Should We Cancel the Olympics?The Political Gabfest hosts share their thoughts on whether the 2016 Olympics in Rio should be canceled.
The Crazy, Urine-Filled Story of How Russia Doped Its Olympic Athletes
Hey, Look, a Nice Thing: There Will Be a Refugee Team at the Olympics
Watch the Genuinely Inspiring Trailer for Race, the Jesse Owens Biopic
Are Professional Track and Field Athletes Required to Wear Shoes?
Let Katie SwimThere are reasons beyond gender equity for the Olympics to finally add women’s 1,500-meter events.
Let’s Force Cities to Host the OlympicsA modest proposal inspired by Boston and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.”
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf!Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.
The Best Gymnast in the WorldHow Simone Biles dominates the competition.
Japan Says That What the 2020 Olympics Needs Is Robot Athletes
The Rio Residents Displaced by Olympic Spirit
It’s Official: Sochi Was the Warmest Winter Olympics Ever
The Best Thing About the Olympics Was That Amazing Opening Ceremony Sweater
Nude Mesh vs. Nude Lycra: Figure Skating’s Faux-Nudity Secrets Revealed
Why All of the Worst (and Most Lovable) Winter Olympic Athletes Are in the Men’s Slalom
Rio Should Still Host the Summer OlympicsThe threat of Zika isn’t enough to warrant canceling the games.
The XX Factor
Ralph Lauren’s Olympic Uniforms Are Straight Out of Prep-School Hell
Trans Athletes No Longer Need Gender-Reassignment Surgery to Compete in the Olympics
Los Angeles Named the New U.S. Bid City for the 2024 Olympics
Evidence May Indicate That Rio’s “Raw Sewage” Olympic Lake Is Bad for Athletes
Who Needs Snow? Beijing to Host 2022 Olympics.
Hang Up And Listen
Hang 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.
The International Olympic Committee Comes Out Against Anti-Gay Discrimination
The IOC Says It Wants to Stop Discrimination at the Games. But Is the New City Contract Enough?
Animal Carcasses, Sewage Leave Brazil’s Olympic Sailing Waters “Dark, Brown, and Stinking.”
Did the Russians Have a Secret Performance-Enhancing Weapon in Sochi?
Still Bitter After All These YearsTwo new films show that figure skating’s greatest scandal scarred its villain far more than its victim.
“I Couldn’t Be More Proud”: 26 Years of Insincere U.S. Olympic Committee Post-Mortems
This Insane 120-Mile Speedskating Race Makes the Winter Olympics Look Easy
The Saddest Olympian in Sochi Says He Feels “Like One of Those Stray Dogs”