Hamstring injuries played a major role at the 2017 world track and field championships. Without proper recovery, a hamstring injury can be career ending for some athletes.
A Victorian athlete's use of 'performance-enhancing' coca was met with interested approval rather than anger of the kind directed at Justin Gatlin.
Sports and the arts are now separated, but it wasn't always like this.
McDonald's recently ended a 40-year relationship with the Olympics. Was the decision based on the tarnished Olympic brand or were there other reasons?
Since Michael Sam came out in 2014, no one in the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL has done the same. Are the barriers to coming out still holding firm? Or are there signs that the tide could soon turn?
Be careful about where you try this out.
Running shoes with springs in the soles have been touted as the next big thing in shoe design. But they won't turn a weekend warrior into an Olympian.
Black jockeys won more than half of the first 25 runnings of the Kentucky Derby. Then they started losing their jobs.
The national pastime is more than just a sport. In this roundup, we feature stories about baseball's relationship to race, politics, the media and health.
For 30 years, sports fans have been told to forget about streaks because the 'hot hand' is a fallacy. But a reanalysis says not so fast: Statistics show players really are in the zone sometimes.
This rough and tumble sport has smashed through gender stereotypes – can it now be a force for social change?
Ratings across a number of sports are in decline. But this doesn't spell the end of live sport, rather it shows why we should strive to keep it on free TV.
Recognizing that the game itself is often lopsided and boring, the NFL, through the years, has worked to minimize its significance.
A recent decision by the International Olympic Committee has cheerleading under consideration for Tokyo 2020. But its very status as a sport has constantly been questioned.
Whether it's items in a shop, potential speed-dating matches or athletes competing one after another, the order in which they're presented affects our judgments.
Research shows there are some common struggles among those who retire from being professional athletes but players can be successful in careers after sport.
Don't be alarmed: it's no more dangerous than other sports, and in fact, it's actually good for your health.
Research has shown that hard times and losses can help athletes perform better.
Adults who participate in a high overall level of sports and exercise are at 34% lower risk of death than those who never or rarely engage in such activities.
Today's Melbourne Cup will be streamed on Twitter for the first time. So how much can social media compete with traditional broadcasters for sports?