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esports make natural addition to Olympics

(Illustration by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

By Thomas Wick | Columnist

February 11, 2018

It’s the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. Two combatants pick up pieces of plastic laced with electrical current and various input chambers. They do not face each other directly, but they fight on a screen — as Pikachu and Mario, respectively. This fight will decide who wins the 2026 Olympic Winter Ga...

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