Seven-Time Golfing Major Winner Arnold Palmer Dies at Age 87

Arnold Palmer, one of the greatest golfers in history, has died aged 87. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the American star had been undergoing heart tests in...

Olympic flame officially handed over to Rio 2016

Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has formally received the Olympic flame on behalf of his city at a colourful Handover Ceremony in Athens. It was...

Greatest Baseball Players Ever to Wear the Birds on the Bat

"I don't like to sound egotistical, but every time I stepped up to the plate with a bat in my hands, I couldn't help...

Müller: Mandela Embodied Spirit of Fair Play to Earn 1997 Award

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...

Academy Mourns Loss of Reagan Media Award Winner, Sports Illustrated Writer Frank Deford

The United States Sports Academy is mourning the loss of Frank Deford, who spent five decades as one of the top writers for Sports...

Australia appoints new Sports Minister

Sussan Ley has been appointed as the new Sports Minister in Tony Abbott's Australian Government. Her appointment comes as Prime Minister Abbott conducts a cabinet...

The Hall of Fame is Incomplete Without These Folks

The Baseball Hall of Fame swings open its doors to new Hall of Famers this weekend but there are quite a few eligible people...

Duke Kahanamoku: Olympic Swimming and Surfing legend

A much needed study of a legendary Hawaiian Olympic Athlete and surf pioneer, Waterman: The life and times of Duke Kahanamoku (2015), is the...

Brazilian and Israeli officials to honour victims of Munich massacre with ceremony at Rio...

Brazilian and Israeli officials will lead a ceremony to honour the victims of the massacre at Munich 1972 during this year’s Olympic Games in...

Baseball, FDR, Military and Veterans

It is Veteran's Day and it is a time to reflect and honor all of those who served in the military. It is also...

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