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...

Excitement Builds for Baseball and Softball at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

It is an honour for our global sport – and a great day for our millions of male and female athletes, and fans around the...

Pesos, Not Walls, Rule In Sports

There is a sense of irony with the Professional Golf Association's relocation of the World Golf Championship from the Donald Trump owned golf course...

Poland Beat China in Another Epic at Rio 2016 Volleyball Qualifier

World champions Poland came from two sets down to win for the second time at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Olympic Qualification Tournament...

Bach Hails Transformation of Barcelona on 25th Anniversary of Olympics

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said that Barcelona was a city "living with its back turned" before the 1992 Summer Games, which opened...

Nelson Mandela Used Sports To Heal a Racially Divided South Africa

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....

ABC’s Broadcasts of the National Basketball League Finals Outperforming Results from Last Year

ABC’s broadcasts of the National Basketball League Finals continue to easily outperform results of a year ago - as well as offering up the...

Black Sports History in Alabama: Curtis Horton, Sr.

By Dr. Brandon Spradley | Curtis Horton was born in 1936 and a graduate of Central High School where...

Nightengale: Jon Lester Hopes to End Cubs’ 108-Year World Series ‘Curse’

Jon Lester and his wife, sitting around the kitchen table recently, turned the conversation to the Chicago Cubs’ upcoming postseason, and Farrah had a...

Eighty Years Since the Berlin Olympics that the World Will Never Forget

Even 80 years on, the Berlin Games of 1936 remain the most controversial and most talked about in the history of the modern Olympic...

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