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.
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?
Shutting down sports teams can save schools millions of dollars but create longer-term challenges for enrollment, fundraising and campus life.
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.
Specialising in one sport early on in childhood carries greater risk of burnout, injury, and dropout from the sport.
Ultra-marathon runners face a plethora of physical and mental challenges on the track, including intense fatigue and extreme physical pain.
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.
Allegations of abuse and harassment are not uncommon in Canadian sport. The closure of the Montréal site for Canada's artistic swimming team is in part due to a lack of oversight for young athletes.
The IOC has set strict guidelines on protests and political expression, but athletes aren't entirely happy. The question now is whether the two sides can compromise in time for the 2021 Tokyo Games.
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.
Injuries that commonly effect former players during retirement include concussion, neck injuries, shoulder dislocation, and knee ligament injuries.
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.