News of Simone Biles' withdrawal from the gymnastics competition immediately changed the narrative of the Tokyo Olympics. The biggest news before her announcement revolved around the safety of athletes and the Japanese people during the pandemic. But her news pivoted...
Keeping You In The Game
Month: July 2021
Can there be fair competition amidst pandemic (or otherwise)?
The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact is felt across the globe in countless ways. Now on the eve of the delayed beginning of the Tokyo Olympics, the virus looms large. Some say the Games should have been canceled, often citing the expense and health risks to the local...
Olympics will be a made-for-TV event
In a return to what American sports fans experienced in 2020, the Olympics will be held chiefly without fans watching in person during its July 23rd to August 8th run. This move is in response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Japan. The host country of 128...