Many sport professionals may get caught up in progression during program design. Personal trainers, strength coaches and athletic trainers may all be guilty of this at one time or another.
I say this with confidence because as both a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and current graduate student in pursuit of my master’s degree in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine with the University of Idaho, I am guilty of both. Read More…
Russia is to set-up public protest zones during Sochi 2014, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach revealed this week.
Details of the decision, aimed at trying to defuse international criticism about the country’s human rights record and new anti-gay legislation which has attracted worldwide condemnation, were outlined to the IOC’s ruling Executive Board, meeting for the first time under Bach since he was elected to replace Jacques Rogge in September. Read More…
Detroit is declaring bankruptcy while its city council considers contributing public money to build a new Hockey Stadium for the billionaire owner of the Red Wings.
While Judge Steven Rhodes was trying to figure out if the city of Detroit could declare Chapter 9 bankruptcy, the Detroit City Council was also doing some thinking. Should the council kick in about $45 million of city funding towards the $650 million entertainment complex that would include a residential section and a new arena for the Detroit Red Wings National Hockey League franchise? Read More…
The International Committee for Fair Play presents every year its highest distinction–the Pierre de Coubertin Fair Play Award–to an outstanding athlete or personality who by his or her exceptional behavior serves an example to the world.
We are convinced that fair play is one of the fundamental questions that will affect not only the future of sport, but also future relations between cultures and mankind in general.
The 2014 World Cup draw has been completed and the U.S. has the distinction of being placed in the Group G, the Group of Death. The U.S. team is grouped with Germany, Portugal, and Ghana.
There are pros and cons for the U.S. as they head to Brazil with an eye towards advancing beyond group play. Read More…
NBC’s new deal to cover the Paralympics means there is an outstanding opportunity for interest in the Games to grow to “new levels” in the United States, it has been claimed.
NBC plans to broadcast 116 hours of combined coverage for the Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Games. Read More…
They came jogging up in jorts and body paint, giddy and opportunistic, ready to turn a legal decision into a football tailgate.
Six shirtless guys arrived outside the Leon County Courthouse Thursday afternoon with J-A-M-E-I-S spelled out on their chests. They were here to celebrate the announcement by state attorney Willie Meggs that he would not charge their football hero, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, with a crime in relation to a sexual battery complaint made against him almost a year ago.
And, this being America, they were here to get on TV.
The history books seldom, if at all, mention Nelson Mandela with sports.
However, Charles P. Korr, a history professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and the co-author of “More Than Just a Game: Soccer vs. Apartheid: The Most Important Soccer Story Ever Told,” writes in USA Today that Mandela knew sport could unify the white and black South Africans.