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The DNA Olympics — Jamaicans win sprinting ‘genetic lottery’ — and why we should all care

| | August 14, 2012

Jon Entine, author of Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We’re Afraid to Talk About It,” takes stock of the DNA London Olympics–where, as usual, African-descended athletes swept the running events while whites and Asians dominated in the water sports, field competition and strength events. What’s going on here?

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