May 26, 2022

Genocide Olympics Will Allow Athlete from ‘Banned’ Russia to Compete After Failed Drug Test

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Monday to allow Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva to continue competing in the 2src22 Winter Olympics after a urine sample she submitted in December 2src21 tested positive for trimetazidine, an anti-angina drug the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) prohibits athletes from using both in and out of…

NCAA changes transgender athlete participation policy, amid calls for reevaluation

The NCAA changed its policy regarding transgender athletes, it announced Wednesday. The new approach to allowing transgender athletes will follow a sport-by-sport model similarly adopted by the U.S. and international Olympic committees, Sports Illustrated reported. The NCAA said if there was no international federation policy then the “previously established IOC policy criteria would be followed.” […]

Paralympic Athlete Allegedly Attacked and Broke the Rib of a Security Guard in Tokyo

A paralympic athlete from the nation of Georgia is accused of attacking and breaking the rib of a security officer during the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The reported incident occurred after midnight on Thursday when a hotel security guard asked the athlete, a judo competitor, and his teammates to keep the noise down as a…

Cuban Athlete Defections Continue

I wrote last week about the surprising number of Cuban athletes who have defected to the United States in the past month at various athletic tournaments. The string of Cuban defections continued this weekend, as one half of Cuba’s men’s field hockey team defected to the United States at the Pan-American Games in Toronto. Eight […]

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