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The Possible Location Options for UFC 249

Women’s representation in administrative positions in Olympic sports

“She was a running prodigy. He was the most powerful man in track. How her promising career unravelled.”

“‘Let’s Root for the Boys:’ The Reimagining of the NFL Cheerleader

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant have brought about some important discussions about the meaning of a sport star and about the specific messy and not so complicated legacy the former LA Laker leaves behind. To some he was a hero, a legend bigger than life, and a great advocate for women and girls’ sport, especially through his young basketball phenom daughter. To others, his was the epitome entitlement after being charged and admitting to choking, lacerating, and raping a teenager back in 2003.  Society has to reckon with the latter and “ignoring it doesn’t help.”

Racism in European football (soccer). A resurgence or the same old, same old?

Kassian vs Tkachuk, Oilers vs Flames, or the code vs deviance? But then, what do women have to do with it, according to some p-words involved.

How a West Seattle woman is making history with the New York Yankees

I Was the Fastest Girl in America, Until I Joined Nike

Youth hockey coach receives racist message from parent

Annet Negesa, a former Ugandan former middle distance runner, points the finger at IAAF in disturbing story of forced medical procedures meant to “pull[…] out [her] testosterone”

What exactly is Don Cherry’s impact? This article argues that he is a hindrance.

R.K. Russell, NFL defensive currently a free agent, came out as a bisexual man at the end of August 2019

Serena Williams’s new all-female Nike ad, “Dream Crazier,” hit on an issue almost as old as time: the “hysterical” woman.

Can Breaking Become An Olympic Sport And Still Keep Its Soul?

Gay players fear icy reception

Canada Winter Games using new gender inclusion policy at 2019 event

Why are women still having to fight so hard for their rightful place in the male-dominated sporting world?

California to Consider a Bill Requiring Sporting Events to Pay Men and Women Equally

Sex offences against minors: Investigation reveals more than 200 Canadian coaches convicted in last 20 years

Trump, Colin Kaepernick and the Super Bowl: Scholar David Leonard on white privilege in sports

Black Swimmers and Diasporic Understandings of Water

Spike Lee, Nike, and Corporate Activism

Racism in football 

Obesity in the NFL

The cost of Olympic success? More abuse allegations in a highly competitive team: the case of Korea

A woman officiated an NFL game for the first time in January 2019

The NHL’s struggle to stifle personality

Spurs face FA inquiry after fan throws banana skin at Arsenal’s Aubameyang

For Laurence Vincent Lapointe, being told she couldn’t ‘sport’ because she was a girl was only a motivation

Eroseanna Robinson protested before Kap and Carlos and Smith.

The 2022 Commonwealth Games may be Canada’s last. Funds for athletes to get there are running out.

How Basketball Became Part of First Nations Culture

Women’s beach handball players’ uniform rules

Players masking their own physical pain

Fascist fight clubs: how white nationalists use MMA as a recruiting tool

Much has been written about the Australian cartoon depicting Serena Williams at the US Open Finals. Racism and, especially mysogynoir (socio-culturally sanctioned hate of Black women rooted in a history of violence against Black women), permeate this discussion.

NHL Players and Fashion Control

Athletes Hiding Injuries

Hear all about The Dark Side of Male Fitness Internet

Plenty Out there about Nike and Kaep. One example.

Sport for Development with the Raptors: