by Travis Waldron Posted on February 7, 2014 Updated: February 7, 2014
It seems likely that activists will protest Russia's anti-gay law and other human rights abuses during the Sochi Olympics. The question is whether those protests will have the intended effect.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 6, 2014
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.
by Travis Waldron Posted on February 6, 2014 Updated: February 6, 2014
Salon's Alex Pareene suggests fixing permanent hosts for the Olympics and Super Bowl. I like that plan, but with a few tweaks.
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by Zack Ford Posted on February 5, 2014
Two more sponsors of the United States Olympic Committee have condemned Russia's anti-gay laws.
by Travis Waldron Posted on February 5, 2014 Updated: February 5, 2014
Four months before the 2014 World Cup, video of police beating a soccer fan raise questions about police brutality and impunity in Brazil.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 4, 2014
AT&T, a sponsor of the United States Olympics Committee, has condemned Russia's anti-gay laws and encouraged other Olympic sponsors to do the same.
by Travis Waldron Posted on February 3, 2014
Sochi's $51 billion estimated cost is four times what Russia originally planned to spend.
by Zack Ford Posted on January 27, 2014 Updated: January 27, 2014
Despite the presence of two clubs, the mayor of Sochi, Russia knows of no gay people in his city.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 23, 2014
Warmer weather is already putting a strain on the Winter Games.
by Travis Waldron Posted on January 23, 2014
At least Fox News will love them.