Kids in the U.S. are not as fit as we might think, based on our the success of our athletic superstars. Why do we lag? It might have to do with inequality.
The lasting effects of Olympic Games are measured in more than just concrete stadiums.
Extensive drug use was reported at the 1952 Helsinki Games, but it was the death of two athletes that finally galvanized international sporting authorities into taking action against doping.
It's time to finally put art on the Olympic map, prove the sceptics wrong, and renew and advance some of the more tired aspects of the Games staging process.
Australia finished tenth on the medal table in the Rio 2016 Games, well below what the nation's latest funding strategy had led people to expect.
If empty seats and other Olympics are anything to go by, it's unlikely Brazil will get a tourism boost from Rio 2016.
The way we consume sport is changing, and that's having massive ramifications on the way sport and broadcast television are funded.
Athletes need to learn to find and access their ideal emotional state to achieve their best.
Racewalking has been part of the Olympic Games since 1904, but gets little respect in the United States. That might change if Americans knew a little more about it.
Three things go a long way to deciding water polo medallists.
Some women naturally produce high levels of testosterone. Why is this innate condition treated differently from other conditions that potentially enhance athletic performance?
Expecting the rest of the world to adopt expensive, centralized sewage treatments systems common in the U.S. is not realistic.
Imagine cities competed to eliminate hunger, poverty, unemployment, crime and greenhouse emissions, and to offer housing and transport for all. Don't scoff – urban planning was once an Olympic event.
Races at the international level are often decided by as little as 0.01 of a second.
Australia has had a good start to the Rio Olympics. But does that mean that the strategy created in response to Australia's poor Olympic performance in 2012 is working?