Sport and aging may seem like an odd marriage, but there's an undeniable connection.
A global effort is needed to address chronic malnutrition -- and with 65 Olympic medals behind them, it's great to see the UK leading the way to a world where the world's poorest people can aspire to their share of Olympic medals.
What a fantastic Olympics we've just had. I miss the Games already. The spectacle was grand, but what I hope really last are the spirits of internationalism and participation in sport.
Instead of these run-of-the-mill-seen-them-a-thousand-times-and-I'm-bored-to-tears events, perhaps the 2016 Olympics, held in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, can feature several events never before seen in an Olympic arena.
Lord Michael Bates would be the first to agree that there's a disconnect between the stunning sporting event in London and the Olympics' too-obscure legacy of peace.
Olympic fever is at an all time high in my household, and it started even before the torch arrived at last week's opening ceremony.
Opened in 1998, the park closed after a 61-year old woman fell to her death on a ride. Terra Encantada has been empty since. But it won't remain in this state for long -- the site is ripe for redevelopment in preparation for the Olympics.
The Olympics have become a bloated, gaudy, over-hyped anachronism. In truth, one wonders if the notion of a "big track meet" acting as a catalyst for world peace wasn't more or less absurd to begin with.
Mayor Emanuel wants us to trust him with the future of all of Chicago's public assets.
This is the rainiest month in Rio and the waters that wash away the residue of Carnival also usher in the school year, a return to work and all of the things that September means for Americans.
With Tiger Woods reportedly already committed to play golf at the 2016 Olympics, maybe we can repeat what has not happened in more than 100 years -- gold medals in golf.
In 2010, the well-known Brazilian television actress Drica Moraes was diagnosed with acute leukemia and received a bone marrow transplant in São Paul...
Ramping up for the 2016 Rio Games, Brazil is promoting tax incentives that allow companies and individuals to invest a portion of their income taxes in programs connected to Olympic sports.
As Obama meets with businesspeople in Brasilia and plays soccer in the favelas of Rio, he has a chance to bring the reality of "City of God" into the boardroom.
A part of President Obama's visit to Brazil is to be an outing to a favela, a slum neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro.