Skateboarding, surfing, climbing, parkour, and breakdancing were gaining power in their own right—but once the IOC got involved, everything got very complicated.
Drug testing in sports did not begin with the intent of creating a level playing field. Instead, early proponents believed sports doping was a "dangerous form of moral deception."
This fight isn't merely about parkour. It's about who controls the new youth-centric sports that are the Olympics' future.
At this week's IOC Executive Board meeting, the Rio 2016 committee asked the IOC to help settle approximately $28 million in outstanding debt. The IOC, despite receiving $4 billion in TV rights for the Games, refused.
Fears of trans women taking over women’s sports simply doesn’t match up with the reality of the effects that transitioning and hormone replacement therapy have on an athlete’s body.
The DOJ has indicted or accepted guilty pleas from more than 40 people since it opened its investigation on FIFA in 2015. That tally could soon jump significantly.
The 2018 Winter Olympics bid promised a compact Games, but a lack of accomodations may force fans to stay far and wide.
NHL players won't participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. I am not happy about this and am looking for someone to blame.
"Have you ever asked yourself why you really love the Olympic and Paralympic Games?"