Sports trading cards can be used as teaching tools.
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Student math skills dropped during the pandemic. A business professor believes using sports cards in class could help turn that around.
Throughout the pandemic, sporting organisations have proven they can organise large-scale events in a safe and responsible way, without mandated vaccines for athletes.
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.
The sporting world is finally opening up for all athletes.
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.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka lights the cauldron during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
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Black women played a central role in the 2021 Olympic Games. And that role was more than just resistance and resilience.
Cupping, K-tape and cryotherapy are a few alternative therapies commonly used by athletes.
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Many elite athletes turn to alternative therapies to improve performance and enhance recovery. But are these treatments helping or hindering their quest for sporting success?
German gymnast Sarah Voss, who has protested against the sexualisation of female athletes, chose to wear a unitard rather than a revealing leotard at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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For too long uniforms have been designed for the male gaze, leading to women being judged for their aesthetic appeal alongside their athletic talent.
Canada’s Lisa Roman, Kasia Gruchalla-Wesierski, Christine Roper, Andrea Proske, Susanne Grainger, Madison Mailey, Sydney Payne, Avalon Wasteneys and Kristen Kit celebrate on the podium after winning the gold medal in women’s eight rowing competition at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Canadian women’s success at the Tokyo Games bodes well not only for our future generations of athletes, but for our nation as a whole.
Tennis player Naomi Osaka holds an iced water bottle to her cheek during a cooling break.
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Heat endurance specialists have warned for years that temperatures at Tokyo 2020 events would be extreme. Should future Summer Olympics become the Autumn Games?
The modern Olympics share many things with the ancient games.
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A scholar of ancient Greek literature explains what the Olympics of modern day have in common with the 776 B.C. games at Olympia.
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.
Athletes’ game-time concentration is legendary – but what should they be focusing on?
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A researcher who studies physical skills explains how getting your conscious thoughts out of the way lets your body do what it knows how to do, better.
English player Bukayo Saka is comforted by teammates after missing a penalty in the England v Italy final of the 2020 European football championship.
As Team GB prepares to send its youngest Summer Olympian ever to the Tokyo 2021 Games, fans need to remember what being a young athlete in the public eye takes
The future of the Canadian Football League is in doubt as it resumes play for the first time since 2019.
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The Canadian Football League is struggling to stay alive. All options, including help from government, should be considered as part of a national conversation about its future.
Phil Mickleson uses a rangefinder at the PGA Championship golf tournament.
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How psychological factors may have influenced the opinions about the use of rangefinders during the 2021 PGA championships.
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Japan is going through its fourth wave, testing rates are low and case numbers are climbing. Now athletes aren’t happy with the IOC’s plans to protect them.
On the occasion of a 2011 match between Portugal and Argentina, Cristiano Ronaldo (left) and Lionel Messi (right) show off a pair of high-end watches. The riches have only continued to flow in.
A new study explores the how the celebrity and status of professional footballers in the “Big Five” European leagues can affect both performance and pay.
Brazilian football star Pele getting the COVID vaccine in Sao Paulo.
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From Queen Elizabeth to Willie Nelson, celebrities have long used their platforms to promote public health information. Why do people trust celebrities for health advice more than the government?
Over 5,000 student-athletes were directly affected by a recent wave of shutdowns of intercollegiate sports teams.
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Shutting down sports teams can save schools millions of dollars but create longer-term challenges for enrollment, fundraising and campus life.