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When Athletic Competition Collides With Hate

Daniel Wein | Posted 09.08.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wein

As kids who grow up in countries like Egypt and Iran are indoctrinated to hate Israel, it explains why many Israelis are raised to regard delegitimization as a fact of life. It's a vicious cycle of conflict so deeply entrenched that it's often hard to see reality through an unfiltered lens.

The Olympics Are Over...But The Story Tail Is Long

David Sable | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
David Sable

I've admitted to being a sucker for the Olympics. But, truthfully, I am a sucker for those moments that, to me, are redolent of what the Olympics are...

Some Good May Yet Come From Rio Robbery Scandal

HuffPost Brazil | Sara Elkamel | Posted 08.22.2016 | Sports

When four U.S. swimmers fabricated a story about being robbed by gunmen posing as police during the Rio Olympics, the persistent security fears that d...

Egyptian Judoka Sent Home For Refusing To Shake Israeli Rival's Hand

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 08.16.2016 | Sports

Rio Olympics judo fighter Islam El Shehaby was reprimanded and sent home for refusing to shake the hand of his opponent Or Sasson, who is Israeli. The...

Sustainable Progress One Olympic Games At A Time

Anita L. DeFrantz | Posted 08.03.2016 | Sports
Anita L. DeFrantz

The London Games were the first to achieve women Olympians for each delegation, and the Rio Games are building on that. I am particularly proud that for the first time in Olympic history, more than 45 percent of the athletes competing in the Games of the 31st will be women.

Versions of Me: Learning to Love Who I Have Become

Lisa M. Van Wormer | Posted 09.08.2016 | Women
Lisa M. Van Wormer

I know I will never be these versions of me again -- the soldier, the athlete, the new mom. But there is still some room in the back of the closet saved for my magic pants eventual retirement.

Fake it 'Til You Make it Is for Cheaters and Wimps: 7 Habits to Create Real Change Using Aikido & Martial Arts Principles

Susan Harrow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Susan Harrow

Instead of faking it 'til you make it, consider the advice of the late musician Jeff Buckley who said, "Be awake enough to see where you are at any given time and how that is beautiful and has poetry inside even in places you hate."

The Gravity of Misinformation

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The recent concentration of misleading media hooey about health has been excruciating, but the problem is perennial. I trust I needn't make the case that you are under constant assault by distorted, contorted, titillating, and insipid headlines.

Vladimir Putin: Judo Master

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 08.09.2013 | Home

We all know Vladimir Putin is quite the sportsman -- but did you know his fists are also considered deadly weapons? In fact, the Russian president ...

WATCH: Jack Black Shuts Down A Hater

Posted 08.28.2012 | Comedy

Jack Black once sang that with karate he'll kick your ass. Turns out, he'll do the same with judo -- even when challenged by one of America's leading ...

V is Victory for Arab Women

Matthias Krug | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports
Matthias Krug

Her judo fight may just have lasted little over a minute, but the effect that Shaherkani's participation can and must have upon future generations in the Arab world is worth thousands of hours of inspired training.

Japan's Grief Is the World's Grief. It Wasn't Always Like This.

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Alderman

The reason Unbroken sits atop various best seller lists is, like all well-told stories, it pits a compelling and tenacious hero against an unrelenting and sadistic villain.

Vladimir Putin Offers To Join Russian Judo Team (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Though no longer president of Russia, Vladimir Putin still knows how to throw his weight around. He offered to join the national judo team after sparr...

Putin Teaches Judo (VIDEO)

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via CBS: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has released a DVD in which he is featured as a judo expert. The instructional DVD's title translates...