T/olympics

  1. Gymnasts’ Abusers ‘Were Buds and Protected Each Other’ Sports, Yesterday

    Coach John Geddert drove young gymnasts to the point of injury, then sent them to Lawrence G. Nassar, the doctor who abused them sexually. Geddert killed himself on Thursday in the face of criminal charges.

  2. Human Trafficking Charges and Coach’s Death Reopen Gymnastics’ Deep Wounds Express, February 25

    John Geddert died by suicide shortly after he was charged with human trafficking and criminal sexual conduct, Michigan prosecutors said.

  3. China Is Preparing for Another Olympics in Beijing, Like It or Not Foreign, February 19

    With the Winter Games less than a year away, a powerful and confident China is promising retaliation if any country boycotts the event over human rights.

  4. After Leader’s Sexist Remark, Tokyo Olympics Makes Symbolic Shift Foreign, February 18

    The selection of Seiko Hashimoto as president represented an abrupt turn after the Olympic committee had apparently intended to name another man in his 80s.

  5. Fake Doctors, Fake Documents: How a Russian Doping Lie Fell Apart Sports, February 17

    With investigators closing in, the high jumper Danil Lysenko needed a paper trail to support his story. Top Russian track officials provided it by creating a fake hospital.

  6. Tokyo Olympics Chief Resigns Over Sexist Comments Foreign, February 11

    Yoshiro Mori, a former Japanese prime minister, had complained that women caused meetings to run long by talking too much. His exit could further complicate the delayed Games.

  7. Lamoureux Twins Have One Last Act Before Retiring From Hockey Sports, February 9

    Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando, who scored crucial goals in the 2018 gold medal Olympic game, will reprise a role from four years ago: negotiating a deal with USA Hockey.

  8. Olympics Chief Said Sorry for Demeaning Women. In Japan, That’s Often Enough. Foreign, February 9

    Yoshiro Mori’s resistance to calls for his resignation shows the power of a male-dominated old guard that is mostly unaccountable to public opinion.

  9. Olympics Chief Said Sorry for Demeaning Women. In Japan, That’s Often Enough. Foreign, February 9

    Yoshiro Mori’s resistance to calls for his resignation shows the power of a male-dominated old guard that is mostly unaccountable to public opinion.

  10. Ted Ligety, Alpine Skiing Star and Innovator, Is Retiring Sports, February 9

    At 36, the only American man to win two Olympic gold medals in Alpine skiing is stepping away from the sport to spend more time with his growing family.

  11. Tokyo Olympics Playbook: Testing? Yes. Quarantines? No. Fans? Maybe. Sports, February 3

    With concern rising in Japan that the Summer Olympics could become a hub for new coronavirus infections, organizers unveiled a preliminary plan aimed at protecting athletes and visitors.

  12. Tokyo Olympics Chief Suggests Limits for Women at Meetings Sports, February 3

    Yoshiro Mori, a former prime minister of Japan, said regulating women’s speaking time was needed “or else we’ll never be able to finish.”

  13. The Pop Star Wants to Be an Olympian Sports, January 31

    Cody Simpson has been a singer, a dancer, an actor and an author. Now, with support from Michael Phelps and Ian Thorpe, he is resurrecting a childhood swimming dream.

  14. Not Yet Desperate, Japan and South Korea Plod Toward Vaccinations Foreign, January 31

    The slower pace gives the East Asian countries a chance to learn from mistakes elsewhere but also poses risks as more contagious and perhaps deadlier variants of the virus emerge.

  15. Read the CAS Decision Reducing Russia’s Doping Ban Interactive, December 17

    The ruling reduced a four-year ban to two, but will keep Russian teams out of the next two Olympics and dozens of other global competitions.

  16. Read the CAS Decision Reducing Russia’s Doping Ban Interactive, December 17

    The ruling reduced a four-year ban to two, but will keep Russian teams out of the next two Olympics and dozens of other global competitions.

  17. Can the Olympics Take Place in July? (This July?) Interactive, March 17

    The coronavirus pandemic has brought most of the world’s sports to a standstill, but the Tokyo Games remain scheduled to begin in late July. Is that even possible?