For elite athletes, even mild COVID-19 vaccine side effects can throw their training plans off course. But they can plan ahead.
The Lou Marsh Trophy was named after the famous sports journalist and editor. But Marsh's sports coverage of racialized athletes was problematic — should this prompt a renaming of the award?
The International Olympic Committee has published a set of "playbooks" for keeping everyone safe at the Olympics
As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, a debate about whether athletes should be prioritized over more vulnerable populations has emerged.
Cardiologists say student athletes who test positive for COVID-19 should see their doctors to determine if heart tests are necessary, even if they don't have symptoms.
For decades, athletes, as a general rule, steered clear of politics. Teams and sponsors liked it that way, and fans did, too. No more.
Rhabdomyolysis is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by damage to muscle cells.
British gymnasts have spoken about a culture that promotes abuse as necessary to winning.
Our experts offer safer ways to bring back amateur sports.
For athletes, COVID-19 means more than cancelled competitions. Having their athletic goals put on hold and their training routines disrupted can take a toll on athletes' mental health.
Why elite athletes may struggle more during self-isolation.
Twitter analysis shows how fans around the world flocked to the Tyson Fury brand.
Researchers have analyzed data from the last 50 years of medals to learn what presidents consider important and what legacy they hope to leave behind.
Responding to pressure with your respiratory system.
Because professional athletes are thought to be paragons of physical and mental toughness, their psychological health has long been a taboo topic. That's starting to change.
It probably sounds bad or uncomfortable to you. But stiffness is part of what gives elite athletes the spring in their muscles.
An obsession with statistics has made teams better than ever -- but the game is now more tedious for fans to watch.
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.
Football plays an important role in American culture. Experts point out some ethical questions you might consider asking this season.
Should athletes who dream of making it to the Olympics start their journey as young children? Research shows that specializing in a specific sport at a young age is not the best approach.