Sexist coverage steals the show at 2016 Olympics

Welcome to the Wide World of Sexism, where we judge Olympic sexist coverage as a sport. The field is really looking strong this year. Let’s take a look at some of our best competitors. Up first, here’s Adam Kreek from the CBC, talking about Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard. And he describes her as “not…

Should The Olympics Just Allow Doping?

The Olympics has always been the ultimate test of the fastest, highest and strongest athletes. And now, it seems like a test of which athletes and countries can get away with using prohibited drugs or supplements to win that test. According to a 2014 report from the World Anti-Doping Agency, between 1-3% of elite athletes…

The Special Ops Olympics

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Friday Night Sports Blitz – Week 6: Part II

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Gene editing and the future of doping in sport | The Economist

it seems like something out of a sci-fi movie but what if you could hack your DNA to make you run faster jump higher will become stronger elite athletes are always looking for a competitive edge training hard to achieve peak performance but some take it further pushing beyond the natural limits of their bodies…