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Georgian Shooters Set to make Olympic History at Rio 2016 as First-Ever Mother and...

Georgian shooters Nino Salukvadze and Tsotne Machavariani are set to make Olympic history at Rio 2016 as the first mother and son combination to...

Jaimie Fuller: Atlanta 1996 and the Greatest Triumph

The Opening Ceremony is one of the most-watched events of the Olympic Games. It gives the host nation a great opportunity to set its narrative. The...

14 Lacrosse Players Disciplined for “Cracksgiving” Costume

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Fourteen members of the Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team will be disciplined for dressing up as Native Americans at a November party known...

Athletics and the Educational Process- Filling in the Gaps

I have always rejected the description of high school athletics as extracurricular activities and argued strongly at my school to have them officially designated...

Ali Was One of Several Activists in Sports

Muhammad Ali was one of sports 1960's rebels. Ali, the members of the 1965 American Football League All-Star team that refused to play in...

New “Entity” Planned To Replace SportAccord as Hunt Begins for 2016 Convention Host

A "new entity" undertaking a narrower breadth of roles is being envisaged as a likely replacement to SportAccord, insidethegames has been told. It follows belated confirmation that...

Barker: Sixty Years on From Melbourne 1956 – an Olympics Which Faced Familiar Problems

It all sounds very familiar. Warnings about the lack of progress from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), disputes over venues, delays in construction, strikes...

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...

Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941 Changed the World and Changed Sports

Pearl Harbor was attacked 75 years ago on December 7, 1941. There are not many around today who can clearly recall the words of...

How Politicians, Not Athletes, Changed Sport

As the political conventions go on, it is as good a time as any to understand how the political process has enriched the American...

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