Women’s Inclusion in Sports Competes in Rio Games | Inter Press Service

At the age of 14, Kaillana de Oliveira of Brazil knows she won’t be as tall as most professional basketball players, because of family genetics. But she is not letting that get in the way of her dream of standing out in the sport. “I’m point guard, and you don’t have to be so tall …

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The trouble with the Olympic Games | Sport | The Guardian

As Rio nears – and in light of the Russian doping scandal, London’s debatable legacy and the craven prostrations of prospective future hosts – the Olympic ideal looks shabby indeed. What is the point of the Games today? Source: The trouble with the Olympic Games | Sport | The Guardian