Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon is a former VICE Sports staff writer.

parkour

How Gymnastics Is Trying To Take Over Parkour And Make It An Olympic Sport

This fight isn't merely about parkour. It's about who controls the new youth-centric sports that are the Olympics' future.
Aaron Gordon
7.12.17
Football

Meet @Crap90sFootball, The Only Twitter Account This World Needs

You will laugh, you will cry (from laughter), and you will remember to love the beautiful game because you're laughing so bloody hard.
Aaron Gordon
7.7.17
MLS

David Beckham's Miami Stadium Gets First Public Approval

The Miami-Dade County Commissioners approved his newest stadium plan, but the city still needs to sign it off.
Aaron Gordon
6.7.17
diving

Retroactive Bans Won't Stop Diving in Football

Under a new rule, diving that results in a penalty or red card will be punished with a two-match retroactive ban. But the benefits of simulation still outweigh the costs.
Aaron Gordon
5.23.17
Science

"Earthquakes" Caused by Fans at Stadiums Are Basically Bullshit

We talked to a senior research scientist at the institution that registered the Barcelona supporters' "fanquake" after their comeback win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
Aaron Gordon
3.16.17
liverpool

How Mamadou Sakho Fell Victim To Drug Testing’s Grey Areas

Mamadou Sakho was Liverpool's starting centre back, and a key part of the team. Then he tested positive for a banned substance – or so we thought.
Aaron Gordon
3.2.17
Manchester City

Whereabouts Violations Reveal Larger Flaws of English Football's Anti-Doping Efforts

Manchester City's £35,000 fine says an awful lot about English football's anti-doping system.
Aaron Gordon
2.22.17
democracy

Budapest 2024 Bid All But Dead After Anti-Olympics Petition Gets 226,000 Signatures

NOlimpia's campaign argued that the billions of dollars pledged in the bid for the Olympics ought to go to other needs such as healthcare, education, rural infrastructure, housing, and poverty.
Aaron Gordon
2.20.17
CTE

The Study on CTE In Football Is Not What You Think It Is

Most scientific studies aren't worth reporting on. This was one of them.
Aaron Gordon
2.16.17
PROTESTS

Budapest's Bid to Host the Olympics Is Uniting the Rest of Hungary Against the Games

Budapest, one of three finalists to host the 2024 Summer Games, may be about to take themselves out of the running.
Aaron Gordon
1.31.17
running

How To Catch A Marathon Cheat

For serious runners, race day is sacred. That's why some go to great lengths to catch cheaters.
Aaron Gordon
1.26.17
fifa

Qatar's New Labour Law Is Depressingly Similar To The Old One

Meet the new Qatari labour law, which is pretty much the same as the old Qatari labour law.
Aaron Gordon
1.18.17
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