Testosterone Ban Inaccuracies Open Debate on the Necessity for Sex Testing in Sports

By Chiara Broglia, MA Linguistics Ever since women started competing in their own sport category, the sex of female athletes, particularly those capable of exceptional athletic performance, has been questioned. However, only recent developments pointed out the issue with sex testing, highlighting its discriminatory nature and opening a much deeper conversation on the notion of […]

IOC Bans Political Demonstrations Ahead of Tokyo 2020

Ruth Wetters BA Chinese (Modern & Classical) image caption: IOC president Thomas Bach and former swimmer Kirsty Coventry during an IOC press conference in Lausanne (09/01/20) (Credit: Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP) On Thursday 9th January, the International Olympic Committee announced new, stricter bans on political, religious and ethnic demonstrations for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics. […]