Tag: Tokyo Olympics

Turns Out Russian Skater Kamila Valieva Can Still Compete

Turns Out Russian Skater Kamila Valieva Can Still Compete

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.

The Tokyo Olympics Could Open Doors For Gay Athletes

The Tokyo Olympics Could Open Doors For Gay Athletes

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. 

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