Wrestling’s Olympic Future: Now What?

So interesting, indeed, to bear witness to the emotional recoil to the move by the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) policy-making executive  board to cut...

High School’s Wrestlers Go to the Mat – for Hot Yoga

Unflappable and unstoppable in her neon green tank top, Lisa Duffy takes down all 20 Collingswood High School varsity wrestlers at once. The amiably unruly...

IOC Will Investigate Gender Equality in Olympic Movement

A major review project investigating gender equality in the Olympic Movement has been approved with the aim of producing "action-oriented recommendations for change." The project,...

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...

Concussion Research Can’t Be Ignored

Ann McKee is a neruopatholigist and a leading brain concussion researcher.  When asked how she’d advise her 19-year-old son if he was offered a...

Navratilova Says Margaret Court Arena Should be Renamed

Martina Navratilova has urged Tennis Australia to rename the Margaret Court Arena after what she described as “homophobic” and “racist” remarks made by the...

‘Survivorship’ is Leadership

President George Washington is arguably the most well-known leader in United States history. As a great leader, we know him from the Revolutionary War,...

English cricket law-makers to trial new punishment system

Cricketers at club, university and schools level in England are facing the prospect of being sent-off under proposals being considered by the Marylebone Cricket...

David Owen: Why I cheered for Hanoi’s Asian Games Victory

Not many press releases make me cheer. But, last week's announcement that Hanoi is to host the 2019 Asian Games had exactly that effect....

Tunisia Barred from 2022 Youth Olympics Bid until Israeli Athletes Welcomed

By Nick Butler | Gaborone in Botswana has joined a four-horse African race to host the 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games but Tunisia's bid has...

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