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  1. 2022 winter olympics
    No One Was Happy at the Women’s Figure-Skating FinalsExcept Japanese bronze medalist Kaori Sakamoto.
  2. china
    Peng Shuai Not at All Suspiciously Recants AccusationsSurely this will assuage everyone’s concerns, right?
  3. team usa
    Simone Biles Says the FBI ‘Turned a Blind Eye’ to Larry NassarTestifying in a Senate hearing, she blamed “an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse.”
  4. explainer
    What Is China Doing to the Uighurs in Xinjiang?Beijing claims it’s merely fighting extremism. But it’s been accused of committing atrocities against the Muslim minority group, including genocide.
  5. sports!
    The Best Things We’ve Seen at the Olympics So FarA swim coach horny for gold, teens shredding the skateboarding category, and more.
  6. 2021 olympics
    The Fate of U.S. Men’s Basketball Gold Rests in Kevin Durant’s HandsWhen Team USA bested Spain in the quarterfinals, Durant was dancing. For the U.S. to emerge as Tokyo Olympics champions, he has to keep doing it.
  7. tokyo olympics
    Belarusian Sprinter Gets Asylum After Abrupt Olympic ExitKrystsina Tsimanouskaya refused to return to Belarus after coaches pulled her from competition without notice.
  8. 2021 olympics
    Simone Biles Will Compete in Final Tokyo Olympics Gymnastic EventThe gymnast plans to participate in Tuesday’s beam final after withdrawing from all previous events in Tokyo to prioritize her mental health.
  9. olympics 2021
    U.S. Men’s Basketball Had a Rocky Olympics Start. I’m Still Excited.This year, Team USA taking home the gold is not a sure thing by any means. But there’s plenty for fans to look forward to.
  10. olympics 2021
    Welcome to the ‘What Are We Doing Here?’ OlympicsThe opening ceremony’s determined efforts to project normalcy amid the abnormal were occasionally lovely and frequently surreal.
  11. capitol riot
    Olympic Gold Medalist Klete Keller Charged in Capitol RiotThe swimmer was identified by his “Team USA” jacket and six-foot-six frame.
  12. olympics
    Curler Fails Drug Test, Reviving Russian Olympic Doping ScandalAlexander Krushelnitsky, who won bronze, tested positive for the same drug that led to Maria Sharapova’s suspension from tennis.
  13. america’s sweetheart
    Don Jr. Shows Support for Team USA by Attacking Adam RipponAs the president’s son, it’s his duty to defend the vice-president against criticism from our Olympians.
  14. foreign affairs
    Could the Olympics Help Create Peace Between the Koreas?The Games are a rare opportunity for diplomacy between the archenemies. But Mike Pence and others are wary.
  15. North Korea: Our Nukes Are Aimed Only at United StatesA not-exactly-comforting piece of propaganda.
  16. games
    How Do You Watch the Olympics in the Shadow of Nuclear Apocalypse?If you thought Putin’s 2014 Games were scary, wait until you put an Olympic Games less than 50 miles from the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
  17. Russia Banned From 2018 Winter Olympics Over Doping ProgramPutin’s not gonna like this.
  18. It’s Official: The 2028 Olympics Will Be in Los AngelesThe 2024 Games go to Paris and the U.S. gets its first Olympics since the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
  19. 4 Paralympians Ran the 1,500-Meter Final Faster Than Anyone at Rio This SummerClearly, this is the class to beat.
  20. Carmelo Anthony Used His Day Off in Rio to Shoot Hoops With Kids in a Rio SlumHe even taught them some moves.
  21. Believe It or Not, But Tug-of-War Used to Be an Olympic SportAnd it actually looks pretty intense.
  22. the sports section
    Los Angeles Is in the Running to Host the 2024 Olympic GamesNow that Boston has dropped out.
  23. sport
    International Olympic Committee Recognizes Collegiate Time-Waster As a SportUltimate Frisbee gets the thumbs-up from the IOC.
  24. Beijing to Become First City to Host Winter and Summer OlympicsChina was selected as the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics. 
  25. Boston Scares Away Foreigners Who Wanted Its Tax Dollars, AgainAfter many months of lackluster support, the Boston Olympics bid is finally kaput.
  26. olympics
    The U.S. Wants to Host the 2024 Olympic GamesBut New York is not a candidate. 
  27. oh russia
    Russian Media Ignores Olympic Non-Discrimination Standards Added After SochiNot like it happened because of Sochi or anything …
  28. bill de blasio’s new york
    Mayor de Blasio Killed NYC’s 2024 Olympic Bid EarlyTourism and name recognition aren’t really an issue for us.
  29. the sports section
    Canada Rallies to Stun U.S. in Women’s Hockey Gold-Medal GameThe Americans had a two-goal lead late in the third period.
  30. the sports section
    Canada Survives, Sets Up Dream Hockey Matchup With U.S.Bring it on, ya hosers.
  31. the sports section
    9 Photos of Sad Russian Hockey Fans in SochiThe Russian men’s hockey team lost in the quarterfinals.
  32. olympics
    Billie Jean King Will Be in Sochi After AllShe’ll attend the closing ceremonies.
  33. the sports section
    Team USA Beats Russia in Olympic Hockey PrelimsAmerica, meet T.J. Oshie.
  34. the sports section
    How Have U.S. Olympians With ‘Gold’ in Their Names Fared?Gracie Gold is a headline-writer’s dream, but she’s not the first.
  35. the sports section
    The U.S.-Canada Women’s Hockey Rivalry Is the Fiercest One in Sochi“We don’t like them, plain and simple.”
  36. sochi olympics 2014
    Shaun White Did Not Three-peat at the OlympicsHe finished fourth in the men’s half-pipe event.
  37. the sports section
    Olympian Understandably ‘Mortified’ After Dad Plays Matchmaker on Today“I just want to say to all the young ladies out there, Tucker is very single.”
  38. 13 Conversation Starters About the Winter OlympicsTalking points for the bar this weekend.
  39. Volgograd, Russia, Hit With Two Suspected Terror Attacks in 24 HoursRaising fears about the Winter Olympics.
  40. diplomacy
    Obamas, Biden ‘Too Busy’ for Winter OlympicsU.S. delegation happens to include gay athletes.
  41. the sports section
    Japanese Man Will Be Displaced by the Olympics Again“I have a kind of grudge against the Olympics.”
  42. big wins
    See How Tokyo Celebrated Winning the 2020 OlympicsBetter luck next time, Istanbul.
  43. crimes and misdemeanors
    ‘Blade Runner’ Olympian Arrested for Fatally Shooting Girlfriend [Updated]Oscar Pistorius has already been charged with murder.
  44. olympics
    Obama Gives Olympians a Congratulatory Phone Call; Rubio Offers Them a Tax BreakNot that they asked for either.
  45. stuck in the mittle
    Romney’s Olympian Horse Isn’t Available for Photos or InterviewsWhat we do know: “You look into her eyes and you can see her soul.”
  46. crazy like a fox
    Beret-Mocking on Fox & Friends Goes Horribly Awry“Should the American [Olympic] team be wearing a beret? Why not a baseball cap?”
  47. london riots
    London Riots Spread Through the Rest of BritainThe flames are just miles away from the city’s Olympic stadium.
  48. olympics
    NBC Will Carry the Next Four OlympicsEven without Dick Ebersol.
  49. in other news
    Dick Ebersol Resigns From NBC SportsHe couldn’t reach a new deal with Comcast.
  50. the sports section
    Behind the Scenes of Our Shaun White Photo ShootHe’s a good sport! Even about his hair!
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