olympics

Fashion

See Sierra Leone’s vibrant Olympics kit designed by Labrum

Though Tokyo 2020 may now be Tokyo 2021, the West African nation’s official gear for the event is still certain to top the podium.
Mahoro Seward
6.18.20
Culture

skateboarder alexis sablone on her history-making career

As a member of the inaugural US Olympic skateboarding team she continues her efforts to bring more visibility to female skaters.
Ariana Marsh
7.30.19
Fashion

every body type is permitted in marni’s collaged olympic games

Only Marni’s madcap creative director Francesco Risso could have the frow working out their core muscles on bouncing exercise balls as he presented his imagined Olympics for imperfect athletes.
Steve Salter
6.17.18
Culture

ice skating had its gay pop moment this year – but things weren’t always this way

Thanks to the unabashed queerness of athletes such as Adam Rippon, figure skating is finally having its gay glo up. But the history of the sport is wrought with bigotry, secrecy and homophobia.
Alim Kheraj
3.30.18
Australia

olympian and activist liz cambage’s war on australian racism

“I was told I’m too controversial for sponsors. What’s my biggest controversy? That I’ve called out racists?”
Stephanie Wade
5.29.17
Culture

how gender is shaping the 2016 olympic games

Gender has been the subject on everybody’s lips this year. Here are five ways the conversation is changing the Rio 2016 Olympics — from Lea T’s history-making opening ceremony appearance to the phasing out of the controversial gender-testing practice.
Hannah Ongley
8.8.16
News

​gisele to play important role at the 2016 olympics

The Brazilian model will reportedly be hosting the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium on August 5.
Tish Weinstock
7.15.16
News

skateboarding could be heading for the olympics

Just think of the merchandise.
Matthew Whitehouse
6.6.16
News

caitlyn jenner will reportedly pose nude in her olympic gold medal

The 'Sports Illustrated' cover — marking the 40th anniversary of the Montreal Summer Games — would be the first time Jenner has posed with her medal post-transition.
Hannah Ongley
5.5.16
News

will 2016 be the year of trans olympians?

New guidelines mean athletes can compete without having to undergoing gender reassignment surgery.
Alice Newell-Hanson
1.25.16
News

bella hadid... the olympian?

i-D star Bella Hadid is more than a model.
i-D Staff
10.6.15
Art

meet bction, the japanese collective taking over buildings in tokyo for the sake of art

Just as B comes after A, BCTION comes after ACTION. Taking the butterfly effect of any cultural phenomenon as their focal point, last week Japanese art collective BCTION saw over 70 young artists convert an abandoned office, located in Tokyo’s business...
Tish Weinstock
Adam Fletcher
10.9.14
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