For decades, athletes, as a general rule, steered clear of politics. Teams and sponsors liked it that way, and fans did, too. No more.
When professional athletes refuse to play, they engage in activism that can't be co-opted by team owners and corporate sponsors.
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.
It will be possible to compare the outcomes of games with and without fans, giving new insights into the relationship between fans, home-field advantage and clutch performances.
There needs to be significant change in the administration of athletics programs. The global pause in sporting competitions is a unique opportunity to begin the urgent work of making it safe for women
A scholar explains why the players are having so much trouble with their equal pay claim.
Our experts offer safer ways to bring back amateur sports.
Computerized systems that automatically determine whether a pitch is a ball or strike promise to make umpiring more accurate, but at what price?
Every year, about 10 per cent of youth athletes experience a concussion. Research shows there are steps we can take to help prevent these injuries, but we can't be afraid to make changes.
Long after a crisis recedes, residual anxiety can remain and become calcified in cultures, customs and institutions.
A high-tech twist on an old idea – running on springs – could give human-powered movement its biggest boost in more than a century.
English football has woven itself into the lives of Ghanaian fans with a smart strategy.
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.
Nearly three-quarters of fans say they won’t attend games until a vaccine has been developed.
With current social distancing measures, Australia's sporting bodies can't rely on physical attendance for revenue. Not turning to esports at such a time would be a missed opportunity.
All major sports events have been canceled at this time. Two sports philosophers remind people how sports help us bond as a community and why we miss them.
This isn't the first time sports have been put on hold. But in the past, the reprieve was brief, and sports went on to act as a way to bring Americans together. This time's different.
While sporting events around the world have put their seasons on pause, the International Olympic Committee has refused to cancel the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. For athletes, the delay is a dilemma.
Keeping kids active in winter can be a challenge, as cold temperatures and icy conditions often mean more time indoors. Here's how to maintain a healthy activity level throughout Canadian winters.