Footballer is Second Olympic Athlete to be Punished for Posting Racist Twitter Remarks

Switzerland footballer Michel Morganella has been stripped of his Olympic accreditation after posting a racist message on social networking site Twitter. Morganella posted the message,...

‘Romneyshambles’ Day at London Games

U.S. Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney,  the self-named savior of the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympic Games, has attracted broadsides from British politicians with tactless...

BBC Wins Future Olympic Broadcast Rights

“It's a big day for BBC Sport” said the broadcaster’s director-general and could not resist taking a dig at the British print media. “So...

On Olympic Uniform Issue: Congress Wears the Emperor’s New Clothes

(Editor’s Note.  The heated controversy about the American Olympic team’s China-made Ralph Lauren clothing, caused by the political hypocrisy in the run-up to the...

Luciano Barra’s London 2012 Medal Projection

Here is one person’s projected medal count for the top 15 countries in the upcoming Summer Games.  Mr. Barra is the former head of...

Olympic security is no joke

Upon arrival in the Olympic city, it rained. No surprise. The newspapers were full of stories about security concerns relating to the Summer Games,...

Cheer When You’re Losing

One of the things I teach as a coach, and lecture on as legacy ambassador for the Youth Sport Trust at sport colleges around...

American Politics Invades London in Time for the Olympics

America’s Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the self-named savior of the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympics is taking the battle for the White House...

Doping Part of Professional Cycling’s Culture

Professional cycling, one of the most popular sports in Europe and rich in history, has been plagued in recent years by suspicions of performance-enhancing...

Who Should Anchor in London: Gatlin or Gay?

The United States should have an excellent 4x100-meter relay team at the 2012 London Olympics. Six of the athletes who competed in the finals...

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