Olympians Should Still Go to Rio
The risk of Zika is not big enough to warrant skipping the games.
Should We Cancel the Olympics?The Political Gabfest hosts share their thoughts on whether the 2016 Olympics in Rio should be canceled.
Rio Should Still Host the Summer OlympicsThe threat of Zika isn’t enough to warrant canceling the games.
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 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.”
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
Gold, Silver, Bronze, LatexA history of condoms in the Olympic Village, from 8,500 in Seoul to 450,000 in Rio.
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.