Al-Hussein, McFadden Named Winners of Prestigious IPC Award for Rio 2016

Independent Paralympic Athletes (IPA) team member Ibrahim Al-Hussein and American athlete Tatyana McFadden have today been named as the recipients of the Whang Youn...

Why I Like Sports

There are three reasons I like sports. First, sports give great coaches and athletes a chance to make instructive and inspiring quotes. Whether it...

“These Games will be about your love for sport,” IOC President Thomas Bach

IOC President Thomas Bach addressed the athletes taking part in Lillehammer 2016 before asking Norway’s King Harald to declare open the second edition of...

Rising Star in Women’s Track and Field

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the Vashti Cunningham, an 18 year old high school student who won the women’s high...

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...

Nanjing to replace Barcelona as host of first World Roller Games in 2017

Nanjing in China will host the first edition of the World Roller Games, not Barcelona, the original choice, it has been announced. The decision to...

“The AOC has strict Child Protection policies in place”

“The AOC has strict Child Protection policies in place,” the Australian Olympic Committee stated following the announcement that some of Australia's most high-profile sporting clubs and...

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...

Youth Specialization and Over Training – What Every Parent Should Know

Children around the country are playing organized sports more than ever today. In fact, The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) reports that youth...

High Schooler Vashti Cunningham Jumps to New Heights

Vashti Cunningham, a high school senior just shocked the track and field world last weekend by winning the U.S. Indoor Women’s High Jump Championship...

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