Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Concussion Rate Remains Steady

Recent information collected by the NCAA’s Injury Surveillance Program indicates that the rate of football related concussions has remained steady over an eight-year period,...

2020 Olympic Games Bidding Problems

Unless there are radical shifts during the next 11 months, political and financial, in Europe, in the Middle East and East Asia, the International...

UCI President Criticizes USADA Over Delay in Armstrong Evidence

A major row over the decision to ban Lance Armstrong is developing between the International Cyling Union (UCI) and the United States Anti-Doping Agency...

‘Head Games’ Forces Viewers to Confront Concussions in Sport

Christina Master is a pediatrician and sports medicine specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and fully understands the dangers concussions pose to athletes...

Olympic and Paralympic Integration Key, Parsons Tells 2020 Games Bidders

Andrew Parsons, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) representative on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission for the 2020 Games, claimed the three bidding...

King-Devick and Dave Duerson Foundation Team Up to Help Young Athletes

The Sport Digest has run stories in the past about the King-Devick test that provides a quick tool to help diagnose probable concussions right...

Football Fans’ True Love is the Other Half

Women turned off by the prospect of their man turning on to watch the start of the new football season have no need to...

Augusta National Slowly Changing its Discriminatory Tradition

The problem with Augusta National Golf Club’s long history of discrimination against women and minorities is that it becomes a very public place for...

Russian Officials Cope with Britain Winning More Gold Medals

Russia did not finish behind Britain in the London 2012 medals table because of political pressure, as the country's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko claimed,...

Title IX: Slowed by Tradition

Men’s glorious feats in sport have been recorded throughout history, from Homer’s ancient literary classic to Leroy Neiman’s contemporary Olympic art. The touching tales...

Stay Connected