Superstitions have a role in helping hockey fans and players feel more in control of the game.
Does intermittent fasting have a negative or positive effect on athletic performance? At the moment, the scientific data about this is contradictory.
Athletes often recount how, at the very least, sport built their character and at the very most, saved their lives. But currently, Canadian sport itself needs rebuilding.
The IOC has an opportunity to disavow the violence and illegality of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by extending the platform and status of refugee athletes to Russian and Belarusian athletes.
Scientists analyzed 100,000 baseball games, from the days of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays to Aaron Judge. Here’s what they learned about the climate’s growing role.
We examined the pre-match fight on social media to compare how each fighter’s profile brand performed worldwide.
By addressing the root causes of violence, we can reimagine systems to allow for more supportive, safe and accountable sport communities.
There are growing calls for a judicial inquiry to investigate abuse in Canadian sport. We argue that there are better alternatives to address the problem.
The lack of government action in response to allegations of sexual abuse in Canadian sport contrasts with the response to previous scandals and highlights the racial and gender inequalities at play.
The Super Bowl is more than a game — it’s an ecosystem of parties, the halftime show, the ads and 100 million people watching despite the sport’s ugly and dangerous side.
Sprained ankles are a common injury to anyone who plays sports and usually not a serious concern. But with an NFL championship on the line, the specifics of an ankle injury and how to treat it matter.
New research suggests senior athletes use binge drinking culture to display dominance over novices.
Commotio cordis is the result of blunt trauma to the heart, and is one of the leading causes of sudden cardiac death in youth sports. Improvements in protective equipment may help prevent it.
To make men’s soccer a more inclusive space, organizers and players must put allyship above profits and winning.
How athletes use memory can make the difference when performing at a high level.
There are risks in biting the hand that feeds you. But sporting bodies that don’t consider their stakeholders’ values will be left at the start line.
The discovery of the role that the protein Piezo1 plays in touch and body awareness won the 2021 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. Piezo1 may also be a significant player in motor function.
The muscle benefits of a brief ‘priming’ workout seem to last longer than a last-minute warm up.
The federal government has created a Sport Integrity Commissioner to help athletes dealing with abuse. But for change to be meaningful, third-party investigators must be part of the process.
Better knowledge of the right training strategies is one reason more athletes are continuing to compete longer than they used to.