Athletics New Zealand joins a long list of sports bodies dealing with abuse of female athletes. But systemic reform is taking far too long.
Research is showing that players can use mindfulness techniques to improve the mental resilience required to perform at the highest level.
Better knowledge of the right training strategies is one reason more athletes are continuing to compete longer than they used to.
Sport organizations have repeatedly come under fire with frequent allegations of toxic culture. This leaves sport practitioners with the question, where do we start? Our answer: The coach.
More women should feel they have a choice to continue playing after becoming a mother – which is why the right kind of support is important.
Some high-profile athletes have gone public with their mental health struggles. But it’s rare we hear from coaches. That needs to change.
Great sporting feats are often achieved when an elite athlete is ‘feeling the flow’.
Sport policy and practices to support pregnant athletes impacts athletes across all levels of sport. We have an opportunity to change the future for athletes.
Banning young athletes from the Olympics would mean we miss their spectacular performances, but considering all we know about overtraining, exploitation and abuse in sport, that might be OK.
It’s hard to play cricket in sweltering conditions or amid bushfire smoke. Is it time for Cricket Australia to cut ties with fossil fuel sponsors?
The media determines how Paralympians are depicted to viewers. What it chooses to focus on can help change attitudes about disability.
Many athletes have been seen strapping cuffs around their muscles during workouts – but does it have any affect on their performance?
Simone Biles’ recent Olympics withdrawal is a reminder for all of us to balance our passions with our emotional well-being — as both work in unison.
Two of the world’s top athletes have raised awareness of mental health issues on the Olympic stage. An Olympian explains why mental training can be as important as physical training.
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.
The past 18 months have tested the mental and physical limits of Olympic athletes in their pursuit of the Tokyo Games. That’s what makes the performances during these Olympics even more remarkable.
Some Olympic athletes have thrived in the year-long delay leading up to the Tokyo Games, using the extra time off to improve their performance and shatter national records.
The Tokyo Games might be the most gender-equal games in history, but many competition barriers still exist for elite athletes who are mothers.
The future of wearable technology holds limitless potential for elite athletes to optimize and enhance their athletic performance.
Many elite athletes experience intense pressure, which can often manifest itself in many physical ways.