NHL Owners’ Lockout

The National Hockey League's (NHL) owners' lockout of players is a rather fascinating multi-layered story. The NHL will not have a preseason this autumn....

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...

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...

As the Games Continue, So Does the Controversy

The Italian race walker Alex Scharzer, defending 50K Olympics champion, admitted to doping just a couple of days before the London Games began and...

Time to Stop Prejudice Against Chinese Athletes

Since the opening of the London Olympic Games last week, a small number of Western media have indulged in making up stories about  China that...

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