How Sports Have Been Used to Attack Trans People

Chris Mosier presents the Sport for Equality Award during the Beyond Sport Global Awards on July 26, 2017, in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin / Getty Images) Subscribe to The Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for The Nation‘s weekly newsletter. Thank you for … Read more

US-Born Children in China Will Have to Choose Between Rival Superpowers

Rong Xiaoqing writes that Eileen Gu’s success may breathe new energy into maternity tourism as expected parents in China consider the Olympian a perfect product of the American education system. (Francisco Seco/AP Photo) When Eileen Gu, the American-born skier, won China a gold medal in women’s Freeski Big Air at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, … Read more

Beijing Olympics Showcase the Need for a Better Politics

February 9, 2022, Beijing, Hebei, China: Audrey Alice King (HKG) during the alpine skiing womens slalom of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games at Yanqing Alpine Skiing Centre. (David G. McIntyre/ZUMA Press Wire) Subscribe to The Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for The Nation‘s weekly … Read more

Akwasi Frimpong’s Struggle to Represent Africa at the Winter Olympics

Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana jumps on his skateboard during the Olympic Ski Center during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (Daniel A. Anderson/Zuma Wire/Cal Sport Media/AP Images) participation in Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for registering for NationWeekly Bulletin. Thank you for registering. for more NationCheck out our latest … Read more