The five most exciting and boring Olympic sports to watch
Last updated 7/29/2021 at 9:21am
After a long five-year hiatus, the world’s greatest athletes have converged for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. When I haven’t been busy putting together this week’s paper, I’ve been watching these athletes compete in a bevy of sports while feeling insecure about my athletic shortcomings compared with the unbelievable feats achieved by the competitors.
It’s an American tradition to sit on our couches and watch TV for six hours while wondering why we aren’t as athletic as those who are competing in the Olympics, after all.
While the Olympics are among my favorite sporting events,...