On Monday, weightlifter Laurel Hubbard became the first openly transgender woman to compete at the Olympics.
Engaging peacefully with someone who history says you should hate is no small task, but sports make it possible.
Plus: Adam Smith invented the social software for modern liberalism, the U.K. invites more skilled immigrants, and more...
More than 30 venues, some of which predate the Olympics but many of which were purpose-built at public expense, will be occupied solely by coaches, athletes, and judges.
Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension for marijuana use highlights an arbitrary distinction that makes less sense than ever before.
Banning the American sprinter from the Olympics for using marijuana is completely ridiculous.
Why do elected officials keep pushing the same damn lies about the economic impact of publicly funded sports events?
L.A. Officials Use Olympics as Cover to Spend $26 Billion on Transit Projects That Have Little to Do With the Games
The government suggestsnew taxes on ridesharing and electric scooters to pay for them.
On today's podcast: Mona Charen gets booed, the gun control debate reignites, public sector unions suck, and Olympic curling is surprisingly awesome.
The culture of curling rejects appeals to authority and encourages civility even in the midst of intense competition. That's a lesson for American politics.
No, but they're awesome anyway.
The Olympics-and nation-states-are less important than ever to our lives and geopolitics.
Sports, and sport broadcasting, can never be apolitical when nations are going head-to-head on the field of play.
Brazil, Russia, Greece, and China were all suckers in one of the oldest scams in sports
Cities, countries, and taxpayers hosting the Olympics typically stumble away much poorer and worse off.
Hosting the Olympics is a bad deal, and organizers are having a harder time finding willing rubes.
Getting to a color-blind criminal justice system by making it harsher on whites
While Hillary Clinton tries to tax Wall Street and punish companies that move, Andrew Cuomo uses scores of millions of taxpayer dollars to advertise a failed government program that waives taxes and rewards companies that move
The politicians would probably be better off just lowering everyone's taxes, rather than picking and choosing a few already lucky Olympic athletes to reward with tax cuts.
There are 48 foreign-born athletes on Team USA in the Summer Olympics, including one that already won a medal.
Spectators can now freely express their opposition to interim president Michel Temer at the Rio Games.
1956's "Blood in the Water" match between Hungary and the Soviet Union brought war to the pool.
Has the entire U.S. Olympic team fallen for the superstition of cupping?
Few boondoggles are bigger, more costly, and less permanent than Olympic infrastructure.
How Kon Ichikawa outdid Leni Riefenstahl
Add your own in the comments. After all, it's not like you're going to be watching the Rio Games...
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The city is still paying the tab for the bid-but it could have been much worse.
Can these millennial activists defeat the left and save Brazil?
The long, sad history of overspending on the international games.
The celebrated Chinese artist was denied a business visa by the British government.
Court of Arbitration for Sport rules in favor of 19-year-old Indian sprinter Dutee Chand.
Mayor unwilling to sign contract due to potential cost overruns.
Boston hasn't even been awarded the 2024 Olympics yet, and many of its citizens are already having their civil liberties violated.
Hint: It's not a restrained police force.
Everyone, straight or gay, bleeds when thrown off a thousand pound animal.