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Sydney McLaughlin, 16-year-old Track Star, Headed to 2016 Olympic Games

Sydney McLaughlin, who will be a senior this upcoming school year at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, became one of...

Big Money Made Off of Little Leagues

The United States Sports Academy has conducted a wide range of quality sport education programs throughout the world. Recently, I had a great opportunity...

Lillehammer 2016 provides next step for Youth Olympic Movement in a digital age

Less than a decade ago, the Youth Olympic Games did not even exist, but some 1,100 sporting youngsters will descend on the Norwegian town...

The 10,000 Hour Rule: “Not for the Faint of Heart or for the Impatient”

Most sport enthusiasts have at least heard of the 10,000 hours of deliberate practice needed to reach the expert level of athletic performance, although...

Benefits of Youth Sport Development

Recent information has come forward suggesting team sport participation can provide benefits for children. Researchers at the University of Wollongong examined the effects of playing...

Meeting the Changing Trends of Youth

If the IOC has a role as guardian of the changing ambitions of sporting youth, it should take note of what were allegedly the three...

Fitbits now mandatory for students at this Oklahoma university

They take exercise seriously at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa. All students are required to meet strict fitness goals. And they are graded on how they do. For...

Opinion: Adults Cheat Game, Kids by Skirting Little League Rules

There is no feel-good story, no heartwarming tale of inspiration that adults can't screw up. Jackie Robinson West lost its U.S. Little League title not...

6th Children of Asia International Sport Games Being Staged in Russia

With the 6th Children of Asia International Sport Games to take place at Yakutsk, Russia, in July 2016, OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah urged the...

New Argentina Head Coach Vows to Lead Football Team at Rio 2016 Even If...

Fears over Argentina’s participation in the men’s Olympic football tournament at Rio 2016 have been eased after newly-appointed head coach Julio Olarticoechea vowed to...

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