Deferred dreams: What COVID taught three Olympic athletes

The Tokyo Olympics was arguably the biggest sporting casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, postponed in March in an unprecedented move as a third of the world was plunged into COVID-19-related lockdowns. More than 11,000 elite athletes from 33 different sports were due to compete in the games – for most the pinnacle of sporting achievement. […]

What 2020 taught me about how we cover the news

My best friend recently texted me about her husband. I anxiously swiped through to the message  – an obligatory daily update I had requested as soon as I learned he had contracted COVID. He was self-isolating at home, and his condition was deteriorating. He is in his late thirties and considered low-risk, yet he fell […]