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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

American gymnast Simone Biles competes on the beam in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Opinion | The Olympics depend on Black women, but don’t support them

By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, Staff Columnist February 20, 2022
It seems that the IOC is doing everything it can to protect Valieva, but when it comes to Black athletes like Richardson, they’re left to fight on their own.
Editorial | WADA’s ban on marijuana is senseless, unfair to athletes

Editorial | WADA’s ban on marijuana is senseless, unfair to athletes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board July 13, 2021
Richardson’s suspension and, more broadly, the USADA’s reasoning behind banning marijuana use doesn’t hold up to the tiniest bit of scrutiny.
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