Category: Opinion

Caster Semenya is a two-time Olympic medalist who won the 800 meter track and field event in her first World Championships in 2009. She decimated the field at only eighteen years old, finishing more than two seconds ahead of the silver medalist, Janeth Jepkosgei from Kenya. In 2012, she was the silver medalist at the…

Get Out of Gitmo

Guantanamo Bay is a detention camp operated by the Joint Task Force in Cuba. This facility was built to “take care” of terrorist suspects captured in the United States but that is hardly what has been happening. The argument is about whether the detainees are being treated fairly and if the detention camp should be…

An open letter to athletes, If you don’t have the common courtesy to congratulate your opponent, be in the same space as a rival, or put aside politics for a month, then you shouldn’t be able to compete in the sport.    Egyptian Olympic judo athlete Islam El-Shehaby refused to shake his Israeli opponents hand…