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Misogynistic Hate Will Not Stop Korean Feminism Misogynistic Hate Will Not Stop Korean Feminism

Male chauvinists launched a campaign to humiliate An San, a 20-year-old archer. Instead of giving in, she won another gold. 

Aug 9, 2021 / Lee Hyun Choi

Raven Saunders

Despite the Ban, Protest Emerges at the Olympics Despite the Ban, Protest Emerges at the Olympics

The IOC’s efforts to quell visible dissent failed. 

Aug 10, 2021 / Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

Canada's Crystal Emmanuel

A Covid Surge and Record Heat Have Created a Cursed Olympic Games A Covid Surge and Record Heat Have Created a Cursed Olympic Games

The “2020” Tokyo Olympics are being held in dangerous heat during a deadly pandemic. 

Aug 3, 2021 / Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

Protesters March Against The Tokyo Olympics

Why Tokyo Turned Against the Olympics Why Tokyo Turned Against the Olympics

The city is the center of a great experiment at a dangerous new phase of the pandemic.

Jul 23, 2021 / Chelsea Szendi Schieder

The Human Costs of the Pandemic Olympics

The Human Costs of the Pandemic Olympics The Human Costs of the Pandemic Olympics

The Tokyo Games should be a warning to potential Olympic hosts everywhere.

Jul 21, 2021 / Column / Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

Thomas Bach in Japan, July 2021

Anti-Asian Racism and the 2020 Olympic Games Anti-Asian Racism and the 2020 Olympic Games

How can IOC President Thomas Bach force through these games against the will of 80 percent of the population? It helps if you don’t even know who they are.

Jul 16, 2021 / Blog / Dave Zirin

Olympic Athletes Deserve Freedom of Speech

Olympic Athletes Deserve Freedom of Speech Olympic Athletes Deserve Freedom of Speech

The IOC’s efforts to stifle dissent have no place in a free society.

Jul 8, 2021 / Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

Gwendolyn Berry

Gwen Berry Is the Hero We Need Gwen Berry Is the Hero We Need

The Olympic hammer thrower is facing attacks similar to those felt by anti-racist educators and activists around the country. And she is not backing down an inch.

Jul 2, 2021 / Dave Zirin

Olympic Flag

The IOC Says the 2032 Olympics Are Coming to Brisbane The IOC Says the 2032 Olympics Are Coming to Brisbane

Amid turmoil, the IOC selected Brisbane for the 2032 games under a shroud of secrecy.

Jun 16, 2021 / Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Coronavirus

The Tokyo Olympics Are In Peril The Tokyo Olympics Are In Peril

Staging the Olympics amid a state of emergency and a coronavirus upsurge has led top officials to question whether they should happen at all.

Jun 8, 2021 / Dave Zirin

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