Forced into the darkness?
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What happens when a Chinese #MeToo moment meets authoritarian legality?
The Beach Handball Euro 2017 Hungary vs. Norway in Zagreb, Croatia.
While the style and fit of sport apparel may seem like a minor detail in the broader scheme of things, what if it’s not? Let’s let women and girls dress for the role they want to play in women’s sport.
Canada’s Sarah Fillier celebrates her goal during overtime play of a women’s hockey game against the United States in a pre-Olympic Games series in October 2021.
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The audience for women’s professional hockey is waiting to be recognized and realized by the same energy and commitment broadcasters devote to men’s hockey.
While the league has taken steps to make baseball more welcoming for LGBTQ employees and fans, no active player has come out.
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Among the more than 20,000 men who have played major league baseball, not one has publicly come out of the closet while still in uniform.
Teens from low socioeconomic areas of Perth who took part in specialist sports programs were better engaged at school and their maths grades improved, my research shows.
High school athletes from wealthy backgrounds are more likely to play sports in college.
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Students who come from families that are more well-off financially have an advantage in their quest to become a college athlete, researchers have found.
College basketball player Paige Bueckers, right, of the Connecticut Huskies, has over 900,000 followers on Instagram as of September 2021.
Women college athletes face far more limited career prospects than men. The NCAA’s new endorsement rules may help level the playing field when it comes to making money from their athletic ability.
Activists wearing masks of IOC President Thomas Bach and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose in front of the Olympic Rings during a street protest in India against the holding of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
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Olympic broadcasters can help Canadians support the Uyghurs, Tibetans, pro-democracy advocates and others fighting for their human rights in China by cancelling their Olympic coverage.
Athletes must position themselves as brands to enhance their finances.
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Athletes must seek other ways to finance their careers beyond state and private sponsorships.
Greater focus on grassroots sports to identify and nurture talent is a sure path to regaining Nigeria's lost glory in athletics.
The last frontier.
In a world where transhumanists seek to use technology to save humanity, and even to defeat death, surfing reminds humans of our staggering insignificance.
University of Oregon running back Travis Dye celebrates his touchdown against Fresno State in a stadium smokey from nearby wildfires.
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It might be time to reschedule football season. With rising temperatures, poorer air quality and a worsening hurricane season, climate change threatens the future of the American sport.
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff throws a pass against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Seattle in January. The Rams will have to count Goff’s signing bonus towards their salary cap for the next four years, despite trading him to Detroit.
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NFL salary caps were originally introduced to make the league more competitive and reduce performance differences between small and large market teams. But they have also worked out well for players.
Jake Paul is pushed into a closet to get him away from boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. after a scuffle broke out during a news conference.
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Influencers boxing retired MMA fighters, YouTubers and basketball players detracts from the legitimacy of the sport. It’s a short-term business decision, plain and simple.
Through social media, young athletes are dismantling the idea of the superhuman athlete.
Breakdancing will make its sporting debut at 2024 Olympics games in Paris.
From skateboarding and climbing to baseball, the new Olympic events had varying degrees of success.
The 1964 Olympics in Tokyo banned all athletes who took part in a counter-competition a year earlier called the Games of the New Emerging Forces, which were dubbed the left-wing Olympics
The Olympics claim not to be political, but in the 1960s a counter movement organized by left-leaning countries put politics front and centre.
Making that choice is not easy but it is important to the longevity of an athlete’s career.
Montreal Canadiens fans cheer during game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, in Montreal on July 5, 2021.
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The ongoing influence of rape culture in men’s hockey prompts a contentious discussion about whether — and when — athletes involved in sex offences deserve a second chance from teams and fans.
In ancient Greece, the heart and soul of the festival was the experience shared by all who attended.
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Athletes and spectators were lured to Olympia by a longing for contact with their compatriots and their gods.