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by | Jun 20, 2022

The age of men posing as women to secure easy athletic victories appears to be dead in the water, at least in swimming. On Sunday, FINA, the international governing body for swimming, voted to prohibit male transgender athletes from participating…

by | Mar 3, 2022

The ongoing saga of the NBA’s love affair with a repressive state took an interesting turn last month when Enes Kanter Freedom was cut from an NBA roster. Thus has been eliminated the only player in the league with the…

by | Feb 21, 2022

The Beijing Games are in the books, boycotts and protestations notwithstanding. For viewers — those few who watched — it was 17 days of soaring triumphs and crushing defeats, of medal-stand tears and post-event sob sessions. But for our Olympians,…

by | Feb 8, 2022

Eileen Gu, 18, was crowned the winner in the Olympics’ first-ever Big Air Freeski event after landing a double cork 1620 on Monday. In the daring event, skiers perform tricks in the air after shooting down a 60-foot-long ramp.  Gu,…

by | Jan 27, 2022

Here we are on the cusp of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, and what is nobody talking about? The athletes and the competition in the Winter Olympics in Beijing. We haven’t heard much about the speed skating competition, the latest…

by | Jan 25, 2022

A few days ago, Washington Post reporter Josh Rogin — author of Chaos Under Heaven, which details the struggle over China policy within the Trump administration — appeared on The John Batchelor Show to discuss what Rogin has called the…

by | Jan 23, 2022

There is an Irish song much beloved in Australia that tells of a young man in Ireland who steals some corn and is sentenced to a penal colony in Australia but keeps hope alive because he is in love and…

by | Dec 2, 2021

Of Steve Simon, president of the Women’s Tennis Association, you can say he is a sports entrepreneur who puts his money where his mouth is. He has been expressing urgent concern for the safety and well-being of Peng Shuai, the…

by | Aug 11, 2021

What an Olympic farce! Tokyo Summer Olympic viewership dropped around 50%. NBC’s advertisers hit hardest. The American Spectator readership probably is counted among those who no longer watched the games. One of my children loves the Olympics and so I…

by | Aug 8, 2021

In the wide world of sports, the Tokyo Olympics came to a ceremonial end on Sunday in the presence of many notable eminentos, including the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo. She received a torch to indicate the next show will…

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