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Simone Biles Just Demonstrated a True Champion Mind-Set

Lindsay Crouse The New York Times
Biles joins a growing number of younger athletes, including her fellow Olympian tennis star Naomi Osaka, who are pushing against the traditional American narrative of gold at all costs, including the expense of their own mental or physical health.

The Human Costs of the Pandemic Olympics

Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff The Nation
The Tokyo Games should be a warning to potential Olympic hosts everywhere. The 2020 Olympics are unfolding like the nightmare scenario so many medical officials predicted.

The Tokyo Olympics Are In Peril

Dave Zirin Edge of Sports
The masses of Tokyo want to postpone or cancel the games, but the government says it’s the IOC’s decision, not the host country’s. If the Olympics go on, it will be the ultimate negation of its alleged purpose: profit trumping the joy of sport.
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