olympics

‘The Life and Trials of Oscar Pistorius’ Grapples With a Murder Whose Motives Remain Murky

The champion South African paralympian was an international feel-good story. Then in 2013 he shot to death his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Was it premeditated or an accident? A new ESPN documentary argues that, either way, it’s a tragedy.

‘Athlete A’ Reveals a Toxic Culture in USA Gymnastics Far Beyond Larry Nassar

This harrowing Netflix documentary sets its sights on the win-at-all-costs USA Gymnastics organization, which shielded a serial sexual abuser so he wouldn’t hurt its brand

There’s Nothing Stopping Athletes From Doping Like Crazy Now

No tests. No rules. No action. The coronavirus outbreak gives pro athletes a million excuses — and opportunities — to fuel their offseason with steroids.

America Never Knew What to Do With Richard Jewell

Clint Eastwood’s drama about the Atlanta Olympics security guard is a stinging reminder of how this country embraces and then tears down its everyday heroes