Weak Sanction for Sprinter Gay Signals Change in Anti-Doping Tactics

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Anti-doping investigators say they would rather trade leniency for information on coaches and other athletes involved in doping.

A Lesson in Figure Skating and Black Men

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Adam Dyer knows full well what it’s like to be a black guy obsessed with figure skating.

“If women choose it, boxing is a women’s sport.”

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This comment by Anthony Zarat on the post Should Boxing Be a Women’s Sport?

Working It Out: Telling the Story of Sochi in Canada

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Even though I still feel troubled by our engagement with Sochi, I’m glad we didn’t boycott the Games. If we stand even the faintest chance of Working It Out, we need the whole story.

Parenting Olympics

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Sure, those Olympians can race 400 Meters, but can they do it while getting pants on a toddler?

A Champion’s Tears: By Any Means Necessary?

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Yesterday, Mark Radcliffe examined the Bode Miller interview through the lens of his friendship with reporter Christin Cooper. Here Michael Amity explores how the interview was a misfire for the “entertainment” at all costs approach.

Smoke and Mirrors Are An Olympic Tradition

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Tony Bucci puts the Sochi Games in context.

“I support the athletes, I do not support what the Olympics have become, and I will not watch the Olympics.”

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This comment by Hunter on the post I’m Not Watching The Olympics, and Neither Should You

United Nations Condemns Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Russia’s anti-gay laws, as has the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child.

I’m Not Watching The Olympics, and Neither Should You.

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The best thing we can do is to refrain from contributing to the farce that Sochi embodies the best of humanity.

XXII Things To Watch In The Sochi Winter Olympics

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Mike Kasdan gets you ready for the XXII Winter Games in Sochi with his preview of the athletes and sports to watch and all the Olympics story-lines

Olympic Games Have Always Been a Little Gay. Let’s Keep Them That Way.

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Canadian Institute for Diversity and Inclusion’s response to Russia anti-LGBT propaganda laws.

The Crash Reel: BitTorrent Bundle Goes Behind the Scenes of the Snowboarding Doc

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New documentary bundle features never-before-seen footage from the film by Oscar-nominated director Lucy Walker.

Queer Nation NY Teaching Sochi To Sing . . . In Perfect Harmony?

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Queer Nation NY’s Satirical Ad Campaign #CheersToSochi Takes Aim at Putin and Corporate Sponsors of the Sochi Olympics

The Best of GMP Sports, 2013

Bill Iffrig, 78, lies on the ground as police officers react to a second explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Monday, April 15, 2013. Iffrig, of Lake Stevens, Wash., was running his third Boston Marathon and near the finish line when he was knocked down by one of two bomb blasts. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, John Tlumacki) ORG XMIT: MABOD111

The year in sports was an eventful one. From the bombings at the Boston Marathon to wrestling’s removal from and then reinstatement to the Olympics to the growing issue of concussions in the NFL, here is some of The Good Men Project’s best sports coverage from 2013.

Vladimir Putin Is Not The ‘Public Relations Man of the Year’

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Vladimir Putin has been praised this year for his work to promote a positive image of Russia. In reality, nothing has changed.