WADA Changes Its Mind, Reinstates "Non-Conforming" Rio Olympics Doping Lab

Less than a month ago, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspended its accreditation of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory, which was supposed to handle all drug tests related to the Rio Olympics. WADA—which is as inept and corrupt a sporting body as you’ll find on this planet—cited a vague and unspecified

In TrackTown, USA For The Olympic Trials, The Drama Of The Human Spirit, And Other Stuff

Eugene, Oregon is a picturesque college town, sparkly with streams and framed by dark pine-forested hills, with a population equal parts public radio, Dick-and-Perry-with-a-snort-of-Eminem, and hippie. The U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials are happening there right now—bands of backward cap-wearing dudes are…


Olympic Athlete Will Freeze His Sperm Before Rio Over Zika Concerns

Savannah Guthrie announced that she’s gonna take a hard pass on attending the Olympics in Brazil, but pregnant Today anchors aren’t the only ones giving their presence in Rio some forethought: British long jumper Greg Ruthorford has decided that he’ll go, alright, but not before he freezes a sample of his sperm.