Recently, Russian Skater Kamila Valieva failed the drug test to compete for the Olympics. She is now cleared to continue skating for the Olympics. This is because she is taking a drug for her heart medication and Valieva will be able to compete in the individual women’s skating competition Tuesday. In last week’s performance, Valieva was able to land a perfect quadruple jump.
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The World Athletics has found that female athletes were targeted at 87% of all the online abuse during this year’s Tokyo Olympics.
Times are a-changing indeed for the historically straight, male-dominated world of sports. The importance of sexual orientation in professional sports is being revised, freeing many gay athletes from the pressures of leading a life in secrecy and allowing them to get more opportunities and recognition than in the past.
The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo have come to an end, and it is no surprise that this year the Games were dubbed as “the rainbow Olympics” by many because of the record-breaking amount of LGBTQ+ athletes who participated.