Fukushima earmarked as potential venue for preliminary baseball and softball matches at Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Minister Toshiaki Endo has claimed they may look to stage baseball and softball events in disaster-hit Fukushima should the sport be...

Countries To Bid for 2026 Olympics

In sports there is an old saying, if at first you don’t succeed at building a new facility or landing the Olympics, try try...

Delegations must pay for mosquito screens at Rio 2016 as Zika case is confirmed...

National Olympic Committees worried about the Zika virus at the Rio Games in August will have to pay for mosquito screens, it has been...

ESPN says so, must be true

According to Scott Burnside of ESPN, the relocation of the New York Islanders franchise to Brooklyn from suburban Nassau County has been a disaster....

Mobile Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

I had the honor of attending the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame Banquet last evening at the RSA Battle House Tower building in downtown...

IOC holds talks with International Federations in bid to address Rio 2016 concerns

A meeting has taken place in Lausanne between all 28 summer International Federations (IFs), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Rio 2016 in a...

Sports Public Policy Fails Again

The 2016 home season for Minor League Baseball's Hartford Yard Goats in Hartford is over before the first pitch was ever thrown. The ballpark...

Rio 2016 reduce seat capacity at venues amid budget concerns

Rio 2016 have scrapped plans for a 4,000-seater floating grandstand at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas rowing and canoe sprint venue ahead of this...

Rolling the Dice in Las Vegas

It appears that the National Hockey League is betting that Las Vegas, Nevada will be an excellent place to set up shop. Though the...

Brazil’s Tourism Minister Resigns with Rio 2016 Looming After Accusations of Corruption

Brazil’s Tourism Minister Henrique Alves has resigned less than 50 days before the Rio 2016 Olympics after being accused of accepting money diverted from...

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