Tag:Olympics

  • Olympics should be about athletes, not the activists

    The saddest thing about the whole Gwen Berry incident is that media coverage, by and large, cares more about this individual’s activism than the extraordinary events that transpired that day for the athletes. DeAnna Price, the Olympian hammer thrower and 2019 U.S. hammer throw world champion, took first place during…

  • If You Want the World to Be Your Oyster

    Why has the air in Beijing, China been so dirty and polluted that, just days before the Summer Olympics were set to begin, athletes worried about the need to wear air filtration masks to protect their health? Hint: China is very much a command-and-control (read: communist-model) country. As one observer…