T/olympics

  1. Mikaela Shiffrin, Staggered by 2020, Wants to Enjoy Ski Racing Again Sports, September 21

    Her father’s death, pandemic-caused cancellations and a wildfire evacuation gave the World Cup champion a new view on competing: “I want to enjoy it, the way I have enjoyed it in the past.”

  2. Track’s Caster Semenya Loses Appeal to Defend 800-Meter Title Sports, September 8

    A ruling by the Swiss Supreme Court appears to have nixed any chance for the South African star to defend her title in her signature event at the Tokyo Olympics next summer.

  3. I Used the Podium to Protest. The Olympic Committee Punished Me. Op Ed, September 7

    The I.O.C. is on the wrong side of history, again.

  4. I Used the Podium to Protest. The Olympic Committee Punished Me. Video, September 7

    The I.O.C. is on the wrong side of history, again.

  5. ‘The Golden Girl’ Review: A Lose-Lose Proposition Weekend, September 1

    This documentary follows a Romanian gymnast’s quixotic attempts to reclaim the Olympic title she was stripped of years ago.

  6. The Pandemic’s Secret Formula: Backyard Workouts and Lots of Sleep Sports, August 30

    Limitations imposed by the coronavirus have helped, not hurt, the performances of some world-class athletes.

  7. As Stanford Cuts Teams, Olympic Hopefuls All Over the U.S. Feel a Chill Sports, August 26

    If Stanford, which has deep resources and a reputation as a factory for Olympians, can’t maintain its sports programs amid the pandemic, athletes fear that no one can.

  8. 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?