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It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson  12.17.2015
Like Don Quixote, my quest finds me in Spain, dreaming my (perhaps not so) impossible dream (as immortalized in the musical "Man of La...
The International LGBT Community Has a Goal... But No Strategy

The International LGBT Community Has a Goal... But No Strategy

András Simonyi  02. 9.2015
Developing a "Strategic Concept for the LGBT Community" is long overdue. This, while US leadership is important, must be the result of...
Speed Skater Ireen Wüst Named Dutch Athlete of 2014

Speed Skater Ireen Wüst Named Dutch Athlete of 2014

Dianne Lodder  12.17.2014
Speed skater Ireen Wüst was chosen female athlete of the year in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is the second time Wüst wins this award...
Sport as Socio-Political Institution

Sport as Socio-Political Institution

Warren J. Blumenfeld  12. 4.2014
Perhaps, as time goes by, as more pioneers break racial, sexual, gender, religious, ethnic, language, and other barriers, athletes' very...
Shaun White On Olympic Letdown: 'The Course Was Not Up To Standard'

Shaun White On Olympic Letdown: 'The Course Was Not Up To Standard'

Chris Branch  09.17.2014
Shaun White has spent countless breaths talking about the failure that was his Sochi Olympics, in which he finished fourth — outside...
A Modest Proposal For The 2018 World Cup

A Modest Proposal For The 2018 World Cup

Sam Johnson  05.19.2014
After Russia's exemplary job hosting the Sochi Olympics and the fine role it has played as a legitimate world power in the last month,...
WATCH: Olympian Brings Viral Dance Routine To White House

WATCH: Olympian Brings Viral Dance Routine To White House

  04. 3.2014
Kate Hansen has taken her viral dance act from Sochi to the White House. With help from bobsled pilot Jazmine Fenlator and speed skater...
'We Want To Make Sure They Know They're In A Safe Place': Sochi Strays Arrive At U.S. Shelter

'We Want To Make Sure They Know They're In A Safe Place': Sochi Strays Arrive At U.S. Shelter

Melissa McGlensey  03.28.2014
After several weeks of preparations and a long journey, 10 strays dogs from Sochi, Russia, will now have the opportunity to be adopted...

Annex the Baja: The Cabo San Lucas Winter Olympics

Craig Bowron  03.26.2014
The Olympic games bring all kind of important life lessons to its participants -- dedication, endurance, blah blah blah -- but they can...

Olympian Hero Brings Home More Than a Medal

Wayne Pacelle  03.14.2014
Humane Society International's Masha Kalinina, Gus Kenworthy and Robin Macdonald with two of the rescued puppies. View more photos here....
Olympian Reunites With Sochi Rescue Puppies

Olympian Reunites With Sochi Rescue Puppies

  03.14.2014
After several weeks and thousands of miles, the puppies that Olympic medalist Gus Kenworthy adopted while in Sochi, Russia, have made it...
Russia Is Hosting Paralympians, But People With Disabilities Are Still Marginalized In Sochi

Russia Is Hosting Paralympians, But People With Disabilities Are Still Marginalized In Sochi

Eleanor Goldberg  03.12.2014
By agreeing to host the Winter Paralympics this year, Russia appeared to have made some vast strides in its treatment of people with disabilities....
48 U.S. Paralympians To Follow On Twitter

48 U.S. Paralympians To Follow On Twitter

  03.11.2014
The action in Sochi hasn't stopped just yet. With the 2014 Winter Paralympics underway, world class athletes will still be competing in...
Wounded Vets At Sochi Paralympics: 'Representing Our Country In Another Way'

Wounded Vets At Sochi Paralympics: 'Representing Our Country In Another Way'

Eleanor Goldberg  03.11.2014
The Sochi Paralympics are well underway, but for those who were injured in battle overseas, the Games aren’t just about athletic grit....