Vizer Elected New SportAccord President

Marius Vizer was today elected the new President of SportAccord, beating his only rival, Bernard Lapasset. Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF),...

Founding Working Group Calls for Universal Monitoring System to Fight Illegal Betting in Sport

A group set-up by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge to fight irregular and illegal betting in sport has called for a...

Big 12 to add aid increases, longer scholarships

The Big 12 Conference — and thus, by extension, West Virginia — took the first official steps Monday toward providing its student-athletes with far...

Student Athletes and Their Reactions to Sustaining a Concussion

It is normal behavior for student-athletes to express frustration and anger when they are unable to compete due to a concussion. This behavior is...

Body Composition Devices Under Evaluation

Athletes are always looking for an edge when it comes to diet and training.  Technological advances over the past 25 years have led to...

David Oliver – A High Hurdler Heading Back in the Right Direction

Whenever I see the United States 110 meters hurdler David Oliver I am always pleasantly relieved that his head remains on his shoulders. Three...

Bill Battle Now on the Clock at Alabama

The selection of Bill Battle to replace Mal Moore as the athletic director at the University of Alabama has largely been applauded by the...

Tereshuk Takes World Cup Gold in Palm Springs But Newcomer Steals Show

Ukraine's Victoria Tereshuk claimed victory in the women's event at the Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Palm Springs, but is was China's silver medalist...

2012 Achievements Reflect a Decade of Change

Jacques Rogge, quoted from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) homepage: "As we look back on the past year and ahead to 2013, it is...

USA Allowed to Keep Athens 2004 4x400m Relay Gold Medals Despite Drugs Admission

The United States has been allowed to keep the gold medals they won in the women's 4x400 meters relay at Athens 2004, despite one...

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