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The Olympics are facing backlash for allowing 15 year old figure skater Kamila Valieva to continue competing at the 2022 Winter games despite testing positive for banned performance enhancing substances.

2022 Beijing Olympics present double standards in drug testing

Hannah Ratcliffe ’22, Web Arts Editor March 8, 2022

After receiving a positive drug test for an intoxicant called THC in marijuana following her mother’s death, American track athlete Sha'Carri Richardson was denied the chance to compete in the 2020 Tokyo...

The 2022 Winter Olympic Games began on Feb. 4 in Beijing, China, and will run until Feb. 20.

Julia Marino claims olympic medal for USA, Westport

Jolie Gefen ’24, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

ImJulia Marino, a former Westport resident, won the United States its first Olympic medal in the 2022 Beijing Olympics on Feb. 5. Her outstanding snowboarding skills took her all the way from placing 11th...

Despite the various human rights abuses perpetrated by the Chinese government, the United States didn’t pull out its Olympic team, instead opting to enact a diplomatic boycott. This decision didn’t fulfill the United States’ responsibility to uphold human rights internationally.

United States diplomatic boycott insults victims of abuse from Chinese government

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22, Staff Writer February 18, 2022

The United States is widely regarded to be a global superpower, a powerful nation that can exert enough military, political and economic power to persuade nations to take important actions they wouldn't...

The summer Olympics was supposed to start July 23, 2020, but there is uncertainty if it will happen at all.

Olympics could be postponed, students react

Jacob Greenberger '22 March 30, 2020

Olympic qualifying across different sports and regions around the world continues to be suspended due to increasing concerns over coronavirus. The men’s soccer qualifiers were the first to be canceled...

Due to the spread of the coronavirus worldwide, Japan should postpone the 2020 Olympics.

Japan needs to postpone 2020 Olympics

Madison Andrews '20, Paper Sports Editor March 14, 2020

The Olympic Games is a multi-sport event held every four years, each time in a different location. It is an honor for any country to be the host of this amazing global sports festival, which is watched...

Hershey’s releases new candy bar flavor

Hershey’s releases new candy bar flavor

March 15, 2018

By Celia Block '20

One Korea: North and South to march together at 2018 winter games

One Korea: North and South to march together at 2018 winter games

February 6, 2018

By: Zach Strober '19 South Korea announced that they would march under a unified flag with North Korea for the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea....

Opening ceremony outfits demand attention from their viewers

Opening ceremony outfits demand attention from their viewers

Emma Muro, A&E Editor February 15, 2014

Fashion aficionados everywhere were clinging to their sanity as all 88 countries competing in the 2014 Olympics marched their way through the Opening Ceremony on February 7th. All kinds of different...

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