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Who Needs Snow? Beijing to Host 2022 Olympics.

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July 28 2015 4:37 PMLet’s Force Cities to Host the OlympicsA modest proposal inspired by Boston and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.”
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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.
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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
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Feb. 24 2014 5:07 PMIt’s Official: Sochi Was the Warmest Winter Olympics Ever
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Feb. 23 2014 7:32 PMThe Best Thing About the Olympics Was That Amazing Opening Ceremony Sweater
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Feb. 23 2014 6:49 PMNude Mesh vs. Nude Lycra: Figure Skating’s Faux-Nudity Secrets Revealed
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Feb. 22 2014 4:55 PMWhy All of the Worst (and Most Lovable) Winter Olympic Athletes Are in the Men’s Slalom
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Feb. 21 2014 11:44 PM“They're Coming Right Into Your Arms to Cut the Throats of Your Sons and Women!”Match the lyrics to the country in Slate’s national anthem quiz.
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Feb. 21 2014 7:36 PMSilver Medal FaceThe saddest-looking second-place finishers in Olympic history.
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Feb. 21 2014 5:53 PMA Canadian Reporter Covering the Olympics for an American Network
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Feb. 21 2014 2:46 PMThe Secret of Mikaela Shiffrin’s Success: Always Practice, Never Compete
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Feb. 20 2014 8:29 PMThat Was ... CuriousRussia’s Adelina Sotnikova beat Yuna Kim to win figure skating gold. But did she really deserve to win?
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Feb. 20 2014 4:23 PMHow to Biathlon-ize Every Winter Olympic Sport
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? 
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May 19 2014 8:05 PMAnimal Carcasses, Sewage Leave Brazil’s Olympic Sailing Waters “Dark, Brown, and Stinking.”
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Feb. 26 2014 12:37 PMDid the Russians Have a Secret Performance-Enhancing Weapon in Sochi?
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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.
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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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Feb. 23 2014 2:24 PMThis Insane 120-Mile Speedskating Race Makes the Winter Olympics Look Easy
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Feb. 22 2014 12:34 PMThe Saddest Olympian in Sochi Says He Feels “Like One of Those Stray Dogs”
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Feb. 21 2014 7:44 PMWhy You Hate NBC's Olympics CoverageIt's reality TV masquerading as a sporting event.
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Feb. 21 2014 6:37 PMA Field Guide to Olympians Who Really, Really Hate Their Bosses
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Feb. 21 2014 5:44 PMCanada Makes Winning 1–0 Look Incredibly Easy Against Team USA
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Feb. 21 2014 11:02 AMNothing Prompts Calls For Swift Action Like a Women's Figure Skating Controversy
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Feb. 20 2014 7:58 PMThe U.S. vs. Canada Women’s Final Was the Best Hockey Game in Years
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Feb. 20 2014 4:01 PMWithout Simon Dumont and Sarah Burke, Ski Halfpipe’s Olympic Debut Was a Devastating Triumph

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