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.
The question of whether heightened testosterone confers an advantage for some female athletes remains contentious.
Arbitration case between athlete Caster Semenya and the IAAF centres on eligibility to compete based on testosterone – but there are other factors in play.
Whistleblowing on doping can and does have life-altering implications for athletes – new research.
Many Canadians point to the 1976 Montréal Games as the reason why the country should never host another Olympics. But an Olympian argues the Montréal Games had many lasting benefits.
Sports science suggests not.