A mixed history of hockey playoff beards

In the 2014 NHL playoffs the abundance of playoff beards strongly indicates that hockey still dominates this sporting tradition. Sure, baseball, basketball, and other...

Chinese Government Closes 111 Golf Courses

More than 100 golf courses in China have been shut down by the country's government due to their illegal use of land and water. According...

Olympic Channel Signs Deals with Two More Non-Olympic Sports

The Olympic Channel has announced that it has reached agreements with the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) and World Bridge Federation (WBF) to...

Will Russia Be Banned from Rio Games?

For those who don't follow the day to day operations of the International Olympic Committee, there is a possibility that Russia may not field...

Outgoing IPC President Sir Philip Awarded Paralympic Order

Outgoing International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has been awarded the Paralympic Order during a special ceremony here. The Paralympic Order is the...

Russia Fined by FIFA for Racist Chanting in France Friendly

By Liam Morgan | FIFA has fined the Russian Football Union (RFU) a total of $30,000 after a section of supporters aimed racist chants towards French...

2020 Summer Olympic Host Cities All on Shaky Legs

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is apparently not all that concerned with the ongoing events in nearby Syria. He is leading Istanbul 2020′s delegation...

Russia Warns it Won’t Publicly Aknowledge McLaren Report Despite WADA Demand

Russia's isolation from the international sports community appears set to grow after the country's most senior official warned it would not publicly accept the...

International Cricket Council pass governance reforms following board meeting in Dubai

Any future chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) will be unable to hold a position within one of the governing body’s member associations...

This Just Has To Stop

The international sportswriters’ association, which goes by the acronym AIPS, held its two-day executive committee meeting this week in Doha, Qatar. The meeting’s guest...

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