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The Oberlin Review

Sexism in Sports Extends Beyond Olympics Coverage

Maureen Coffey, Business Manager

September 2, 2016


Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

This summer, like many of you, I watched the Rio Olympics. As the games wore on, I was happy to see many of my Oberlin peers enraged by the blatantly sexist remarks by reporters and the subpar treatment of female athletes. It is terrible to watch Katinka Hossz├║ have her successes attributed to her male...

Rio Looks Risky

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

In the ongoing debate over whether countries outside Western Europe or North America should host international sporting events like the Olympics and the World Cup, two conflicting points emerge. On one hand, the international nature of these competitions should reflect and represent the entire world,...

Boston United By Marathon

Sarah Orbuch, Sports Editor

April 25, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

It is hard to believe that a whole year has passed since the bombing at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. I had signed up for race alerts for my friend who was running, and when I received a text message saying she had finished, I put away my phone and stopped paying attention to the race. Two...

Olympic Fans Transfixed by Twitter

Sarah Orbuch, Sports Editor

February 14, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Every two years, for two weeks, the world is abuzz with Olympic fever. But how much of this excitement is actually for the athletic competitions? Olympic athletes train for many years, putting their bodies through workouts most people would never dare to try, then catapult themselves through the air...

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