Sponsorship, whereby a mentor in a powerful role advocates for a mentee, is what's needed for women to advance in coaching.
Sports training often involves exposure to challenging situations to boost performance. But this can cross the line into emotional abuse. Here's how to recognise when that happens.
Be careful before you rush your kids into so-called "talent identification" sports programs – you might be putting a whole lifetime of enjoyable exercise at risk.
Run, leap, scramble...it's parkour! Science can help you run up walls more efficiently, and chose the best way to land from a height.
A standard clinical MRI is not sensitive to the distributed and microscopic injuries in a concussed brain. But new discoveries are in the pipeline.
The Toronto Raptors have the money to attract the NBA's top players. Here's why the league's salary caps makes that so difficult.
No ordinary sports writer: Hugh McIlvanney was one of the greats of 20th century journalism.
A new study looks at decades of NCAA free throws, finding that women shoot at 3 percent higher consistency than men.
Canadian speed skater and cyclist Clara Hughes, British tennis player Andy Murray and American gymnast Simone Biles all have something in common: adverse childhood experiences.
The main sporting venues in Australian capitals have had an upgrade in recent times, with the notable exception of Sydney, where leaders seem mired in indecision and political bickering.
If you've been injury-free in your current sports shoe, and you’re performing at a level you are happy with, you may already have the right shoes on your feet.
Calgary is the latest city to reject bidding for the Olympics. A lack of a vision for the city and a council concerned with short-term political gains explain why an Olympic plebiscite was defeated.
With the World Chess Championship set to begin Nov. 9 in London, Alexey Root, who teaches online courses about chess in education, tackles some myths and unknowns about the royal game.
Physical education is for every body - as long as it's male.
Anti-doping laboratories have historically worked well, but the anti-doping organisations themselves lack oversight.
A disc-golf boom is coinciding with a ball-golf bust.
On the front lines were female tennis players who refused to adhere to the club dress codes that banned them.
Recent research shows that the heart is affected when the head takes a blow, in sports-related concussion.
Like the WNBA, the NBA went through fits and starts in its early years. Yet despite drawing similar crowds in the 1960s, NBA players earned far bigger paychecks than today's WNBA stars receive.
Sport and other physical activity is vital to the developing bodies and minds of children; for those with disabilities it can be hard to access and is yet even more important.