1. Pistorius, Phelps, Solo and the Danger of Turning Champions into Heroes

    Every four years, but for a brief fortnight, a handful of world-class athletes convene from all reaches of the globe to capture our hearts, enrich our lives and inspire us with wondrous feats of strength and speed...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 3 days ago 5,495 reads 5 comments

  2. We Remember: Bob Beamon's Incredible Long Jump World Record on This Day in 1968

    It was on October 18, 1968 that Bob Beamon produced arguably the single greatest achievement in sporting history. The American set a new world long jump record of 8.90m in the Olympic final in Mexico City...

    Lee Walker Written by Lee Walker about 7 days ago 2,981 reads 3 comments

  3. Oslo's Revolutionary Steroid Findings Are Still a Tale of Mice, Not Men

    Recent scientific research out of the University of Oslo, which claims that anabolic steroid use by athletes could enhance performance for decades after its discontinuance, has ...

    Red Shannon Written by Red Shannon about 15 days ago 1,229 reads 6 comments