Bridging the Gender Gap in Sports: Title IX

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By Jennifer Feibelman | Women have historically had very few opportunities for sport participation, largely resulting from outdated societal norms and...

The Plan to Mitigate the Coronavirus Invasion in America

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By Dr. Bob Goldman MD, PhD, DO, FAASP | Dr. Bob Goldman is the Chairman of the...

Strong Opposition to Isinbayeva Joining International Olympic Committee From Current Members

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New Zealand's Sarah Walker has been elected as the fifth new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission as the four individuals...

Will Political Correctness Ruin Interscholastic Athletics?

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By Dr. Matthew Williams | The last few years have witnessed a dramatic emergence of political correctness in...

Recruit Sidelined Over Violation – Should She Be?

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By Jason Scott | Maori Davenport, a 6-foot-4 player at Charles Henderson High School in Alabama and one...

Leagues, Players have to Adjust to Marijuana Decriminalization

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April 20, for some reason, is a significant day to marijuana users. It is "Weed Day." Apparently, the origins go back to the 1970s....

Fell Running Champion Admits Attempted Murder and Assault After Attack on UK Athletics Staff

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A former British fell running champion has pleaded guilty in court to attempted murder and assault after stabbing three members of UK Athletics staff...

The Rugby World Cup or a Call Beyond Truce and Unity

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Today, the Nobel Peace Prize winner was announced, the laureate went out to the National Dialogue Quarteta for their contribution to the building of a...

Kids, Nights, and Weight

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Children who don’t get a good night’s sleep might wind up with an overweight body. Researchers saw it in around 1,900 children ranging in ages from birth to 13 years old. The researchers looked at sleep patterns and weight in 1997 and 2002. According to UCLA researcher Frederick Zimmerman, “It was roughly 10 hours of sleep a night. Kids who didn’t get enough sleep by that standard had roughly 80 percent more probability of being obese subsequently.” The researchers say naps during the day don’t offset the effect. They think a lack of nighttime sleep throws off key hormones that affect weight and metabolism. The study in Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine was supported by the National Institutes of Health.

Nick Butler: From retested doping samples to women at Iranian volleyball – some aims...

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Last year proved a difficult one for the Olympic Movement, with the challenge of sustaining interest in bidding for major events hardly helped by...

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