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Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Doping for Kids Edition

Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast about watching the Olympics with kids and the lack of diversity in children’s literature.

Lexicon Valley
Aug. 18 2016 12:37 PMGymnastics Events Involving Bars Are Confusingly Named
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 16 2016 3:16 PMThe Case for Dumping Hope SoloHang Up and Listen discusses why the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team will be fine without its current goalkeeper.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 8 2016 10:44 AMEverything You Need to Know About Gymnastics ScoringOr, why Simone Biles won’t get a perfect score in Rio.
The XX Factor
Aug. 5 2016 5:12 PMUSA Gymnastics Ignored Stories of Coaches’ Sex Abuse for Years While Athletes Suffered
The Eye
July 26 2016 8:51 AMThis Stunning Bridge Proposal for the 2022 Beijing Winter Games Was Inspired by the Olympic Rings
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.
The Slatest
June 17 2016 10:50 AMReport: Russian Track and Field Team Will Be Banned From Rio Olympics
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
The Slatest
July 31 2015 8:58 AMWho Needs Snow? Beijing to Host 2022 Olympics.
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.”
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 16 2016 6:22 PMForget Rio: Who’s Winning the Race for the 2024 Games?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 11 2016 11:33 AMAmerican Beach Volleyball Players Explain Why They’ll Continue to Wear Bikinis
Cover Story
Aug. 7 2016 6:00 PMCan Brazil Be Saved?Colossal corruption. Political chaos. The worst recession in its history. The Olympics won’t rescue the once-booming nation. But all is not lost.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 3 2016 11:03 AMShould a Beer Mile Be Added to the Olympic Games?There will be five new sports at the 2020 Olympics. What else should the International Olympic Committee add?
The Slatest
July 17 2016 9:33 AMCould Russia Be Banned From Rio for Its Reported Doping Program?
Moneybox
June 17 2016 1:49 PMThe Summer Olympics Will Probably Be OK. Rio Won’t Be.
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.
Metropolis
July 28 2015 7:54 PMThe Olympics Need an L.A. GamesThe city once saved the mega-event from its bloated, economically burdensome self. Los Angeles could do it again.
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.

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