Sidney Crosby's Penguins Are Blowing it by Visiting Trump White House
It's not surprising coming from a predominantly white Penguins team that plays in a predominantly white sport, but it's still disappointing.
After a Long Fight, FIBA Finally Lifts its Ban on Religious Headwear
This week FIBA announced a new uniform rule that allows basketball players to wear headcoverings—the result of years of campaigning by athletes like Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir and Indira Kaljo.
FIVB's Shameful Silence on Volleyball in Iran
Iran has banned women from attending men's volleyball matches since 2012, yet the International Volleyball Federation still awards the country with the privilege of hosting its events. Now Human Rights Watch is demanding change.
Stadiums Are Still Closed to Women in Iran
In April, Iran announced that it would allow women to enter sports stadiums, reversing a ban in place since 1979. But women are still being barred from games, and there is still work to be done.
FIBA's Rules on Head Coverings Are Screwing Over Athletes and Basketball
As FIBA continues to botch its regulations on head coverings in basketball, the cost weighs heavily on both athletes and basketball itself.