Weir: “Olympics Are Not the Place To Make a Political Statement”

“The Olympics are not the place to make a political statement,” says Johnny Weir, the gay former U.S. figure skating champion, who has been...

Canadian Appointed International Softball Federation President

Succeeding softball's "Grand Old Man" Don Porter, Canada’s Dale McMann was appointed President of the International Softball Federation at the ISF Congress in Cartagena,...

Karate Vows To Keep Trying To Get in Olympics Despite Frustration With Process

Karate has vowed not to give up on its dream of joining the Olympic program despite its failure to even get on the shortlist...

Committee To Explore Whether Boston Should Bid for 2024 Olympics, Paralympics

A committee to explore whether Boston should bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics is to be set up following an overwhelming vote in...

World Beach Games to be Launched in 2015

Asia has been hosting Beach Games since 2008 with the last sporting event taking place in the Chinese resort city of Haiyang that's on...

Putin One Clever Guy on Gay Rights

It has been just over four months since Russian president Vladimir Putin signed into law a measure that purports to ban “propaganda of nontraditional sexual...

Alan Hubbard: Sport Needs to Stop Blowing Hot and Cold Over Where It Holds...

Back in 1968, just before the start of the Olympic Games in searingly hot, uncomfortably high altitude Mexico City, the late Chris Brasher sounded...

Doctoral Teaching Assistantships at Academy Offer Leg Up in Sports Career

Working on major research grants in the Human Performance Lab. Teaching physical education and scholastic sport overseas in Malaysia. Rubbing elbows with visiting sports...

Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Set To Be Center of Controversy When Arrives in Pakistan

Confusion is set to reign when the Queen's Baton for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games arrives in Lahore tomorrow, with two rival bodies claiming...

Russia’s Gay Rights Controversy Won’t Directly Affect Competitors, Spectators or Media at Winter Paralympics,...

An ongoing furore over Russian anti-gay rights legislation will not affect the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi next March, Sir Philip Craven has claimed. Legislation...

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