Why the Ruling Against Caster Semenya Competing in Track Is Based on Bogus Science
The IAAF's ruling against the South African athlete reveals a lack of understanding about gender and how testosterone affects performance.
PS Picks: Adam Rippon's Candid Conversation With the 'New York Times' About Body Image and Eating Disorders
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Did Tyson Gay's Coach Give the Sprinter Banned Substances?
Jon Drummond, saying he is facing a lifetime ban, is suing Gay and the head of U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for defamation.
Weak Sanctions: A Major Shift in Anti-Doping Strategy
Anti-doping investigators say they would rather trade leniency for information on coaches and other athletes involved in doping.
London Hosts the Olympics: Success for People Is a Failure of Place
A living, breathing example of how we misunderstand the inequity of poverty.
Russia Can Try to Change Them, but the Olympics Have Always Been Gay
Russian legislators have said they will enforce new anti-gay laws during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, but the ancient athletic games started out as little more than a gigantic festival of homoerotic excess.
Supervised Drug Injection Clinic in Vancouver Finds Success
A counterintuitive approach to addiction in “Canada’s poorest postal code.”