New legislative proposals want to allow 'sex testing' of girl athletes through genital exams and genetic and hormone testing.
The event, worth R672 million to the country's Western Cape economy, was one of the first to be impacted by COVID-19 on the global marathon stage.
The majority of research on how female athletes should train for the heat is based purely on what works for men.
More companies are selling products that claim to keep you cool on hot days. But it turns out that common materials used in sports clothing may not always be the best.
Football forms the financial backbone of many athletic programs, with some schools deriving over 80% of their department revenue from the sport.
For nearly 50 years, teams have administered the controversial Wonderlic test to measure cognitive ability. Two researchers decided to study its effectiveness as an evaluation tool.
Why elite athletes may struggle more during self-isolation.
The decision to reschedule the Olympic and Paralympic Games was the right move. But how should we decide whether and when the Games should now be held?
Canadian sport is still allowed to police itself when it comes to dealing with abuse and harassment.
New rules on athletes' trainers were on the cards since Eliud Kipchoge ran the first sub-two hour marathon in special Vaporflys.
The cost and the hassles involved can stand in the way of kids joining teams and taking part in organized activities. So can cultural barriers.
As record running times drop, what role is footwear playing?
Coaches have long thought hurdlers and sprinters start their races differently – our research suggests they need to adjust their thinking.
Bianca Andreescu's success provides an example of how to cover women’s sport and promote the athletic achievement of female athletes with hype and enthusiasm.
The number of people choosing to become posthumous donors in the UK has reached 25.3m but this is still considerably lower than other countries.
Why swimmers are protesting against China's Sun Yang at the World Championships.
If the Semenya ruling by the Court for Arbitration in Sport remains unchallenged, this way of thinking and behaving might filter into the International Olympic Committee
Athlete Caster Semenya will need to take hormone-lowering agents, or have surgery, if she wishes to continue her career in her chosen events. But the decision to ban her is flawed on many grounds.
The great South African runner Caster Semenya may have competed in her last 800-metre race. She has been demonized for more than a decade, like many other female athletes before her.
Sport is a special domain, but it is not immune from the law and human rights. We're yet to see if the United Nations Human Rights Council will take steps following a new ruling on testosterone.