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...

2019 Pan American and Parapan Games Awarded to Lima, Peru

Peru's capital city Lima was awarded the 2019 Pan American and Parapan Games after winning in the first round of voting four years after...

USOC Adds Sexual Orientation to Non-Discrimination Policy Ahead of Sochi 2014

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has revised its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation, a move that has been interpreted as a reaction...

Russians Caught for Drugs Doubled in a Year, Country’s Anti-Doping Agency Admits

Doping cases involving Russian athletes has more than doubled this year, revealed a report published yesterday. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) admitted that since the...

Zippo Drops Cheeky Olympic Torch Facebook Campaign After Accusation of Ambush Marketing

American lighter company Zippo removed an image from its Facebook page in which it took the credit for helping reignite the Olympic Flame for...

NBC already celebrating record advertising yield for Sochi 2014

American broadcaster NBC Universal have sold a record $800 million in advertising for next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi and expect it to raise...

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