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10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics

January 12, 2020

The Tokyo Summer Olympics are a year off, and there are plenty of new sports and events to become acclimated with before the cauldron is lit on July 24, 2020. While baseball and softball are returning after a 12-year hiatus and numerous other sports see tweaks and adjustments — be it basketball, cycling or archery — the […]

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Girls sue to block participation of transgender athletes

December 12, 2019

The families of three female high school runners filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block transgender athletes in Connecticut from participating in girls sports. Selina Soule, a senior at Glastonbury High School, Chelsea Mitchell, a senior at Canton High School and Alanna Smith, a sophomore at Danbury High School are represented by the conservative […]

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Nike Vaporfly Next% running shoes get green light for Olympics, but there’s a catch

December 2, 2019

The controversial Nike running sneakers that have helped professional athletes all over the world smash marathon records at an astonishing pace, have been approved for international competition, according to an announcement from World Athletics. But while these shoes will be allowed, the international governing body of track and field have added a couple stipulations to its […]

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Mr. Olympia 2019

October 15, 2019

Brandon Curry made good on his status of 2019 Mr. Olympia favourite on Saturday, winning his first-ever title. The 36-year-old beat William Bonac to the top spot and the $400,000 main prize, per Derek Hall at FitnessVolt.com. Hadi Choopan took third place, and Dexter Jackson and Roelly Winklaar rounded out the top five. Here are some highlights […]

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup digital content delivers record-breaking numbers

August 2, 2019

• #CWC19 video content nets over 4.6 billion views • 3.5 billion minutes watched across Facebook and YouTube • 31 million #CWC19 tweets The International Cricket Council today released the final digital content viewing figures for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 confirming the event’s position as one of the world’s most watched sporting […]

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