Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

The five ring symbol of the Olympic Games at tokyo museum and new stadium in background. Japan will host the Tokyo 2020 summer olympics and Paralympic.

CO2 emissions significantly reduced at the last Olympic Games

The Pandemic turned everyone’s world upside down, causing us all to adapt to new ways of life and society to find a new “normal.” While this experience came with its negatives, it also created an opportunity for numerous lessons to be learned and possibilities for change, especially when it Read More...

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Olympic Committee issues more inclusive guidelines on trans athletes

Laurel Hubbard made history as the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympics this summer, and following this milestone, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced a new framework supporting trans athletes. The new guidance comes after two years of consultation with 250 Read More...

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Sex-specific sports medicine is changing the training game for female athletes

Many aspects of the professional sports world are still quite male-centric, especially when it comes to training and nutrition regimens. As the world of female athletics continues to grow and expand, many athletes and researchers are realizing that the standard methods for male athletes are not Read More...

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Germany gymnasts reject sexualization by ditching bikini-cut uniforms

Professional female athletes have been subjected to sexualization for far too long, and they are starting to fight back. We recently wrote about how the Norwegian women’s beach handball team wore shorts instead of bikini bottoms during the 2021 European Beach Handball Championships to protest the Read More...

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US Paralympians will finally receive equal compensation in Tokyo

In previous Olympics, US Olympians won $37,500 for gold medals, while US Paralympic athletes won just $7,500 for each gold medal. This year, the playing field is finally being evened with the announcement that Paralympic athletes will be paid as much per medal as their Olympic counterparts. The Read More...

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Olympian Allyson Felix is sponsoring childcare for other athletes

Being a mom is a full-time job, so working moms know that striking the perfect balance between their professional lives and their children is close to impossible. This is especially true for female athletes who are constantly pushing themselves physically and mentally and still must fulfill the Read More...

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Laurel Hubbard slated to be first trans athlete to compete at the Olympics

In a historic moment for international sports, weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first trans athlete to compete at the Olympics after being selected by New Zealand for the women's event at the Tokyo Games. Hubbard is set to compete in the super-heavyweight 87+kg category at the Read More...

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Japan’s new bullet train will keep running even during a natural disaster

Japan has long been ahead of the game when it comes to trains. The country’s bullet trains not only hit speeds of over 200MPH with ease, but they’re also notoriously punctual. Its latest train model, however, is taking Japanese transportation to new heights. The new train is called the N700S, Read More...

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When gyms closed, this olympic bobsled team got creative with their training

The Jamaican bobsleigh team is used to training without snow, but COVID-19 has added another complication to their training schedule: no gyms. Team members and winter 2022 Olympic hopefuls Shanwayne Stephens and Nimroy Turgott were inspired by the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics men’s bobsleigh team Read More...

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Athletes at Tokyo 2020 will sleep on beds made from recycled cardboard

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo represent the first edition of the games where a real effort is being made to reduce the environmental toll of hosting such a big event. For instance, all the winners’ medals are being made from metal extracted from recycled consumer electronics, including about Read More...