Harry's advice to athletes is, "Take dancing as a creative experiment, the more creative you can be outside of your sport the more it will help you. It will start shifting your perspective and you'll start thinking in a different way."
I'm not going to dwell on why I don't find the big four U.S. sports appealing (football: boring; baseball: even more boring; basketball: the shorts and bad gym smells; hockey: too cold). Instead, I'll focus on what I absolutely love about soccer.
Professional cycling represents more than just elite athleticism. Cycling represents movement and freedom. Around the world, bicycles can make the difference in a young girl getting to school, or villagers getting to a polling station.
This past weekend was as good as it gets for volleyball fans here in Hawai'i. The Women's Brazilian National Team wore green and gold, reflecting their finishes in the last two Olympics. Team USA was on a mission: to beat the team that has singlehandedly extinguished their dreams of gold
In an ideal world, Australia's famed swimming star Ian Thorpe should be known for one thing: dominating the sport of swimming. But of course, we don't live in an ideal world, and ever since Thorpe entered the limelight more than 15 years ago, rumors about his sexuality have swirled in the media and in the public forum.
These days, sports are being promoted as a series of "happenings" -- celebrations. Athletes and the games they compete in are being primed, packaged and scripted like every other public event in the era of contrived melodrama.
To many of my friends in the U.S., sports often entail beer on a Sunday night. To some in Africa, it might mean making and playing with a football made from plastic bags. But this is exactly how sports unite by highlighting commonality among those who are otherwise very different.
Trudy Hardy, a 19-year veteran in the auto industry, joined AOL's BUILD series to share her experiences in marketing, product planning and strategy for such brands as Jaguar, Mini and in her current role as Vice President of Marketing North America for BMW.
While Sport for All does promote an inclusive message, an important dimension seems to be missing from the Sport for All mission that lies at the core purpose of Olympic Day and Sport for All -- all abilities.
The sobering news that Olympic medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen had been severely injured in an accident, caused me to think about she-roes through American history who overcame adversity and changed America
To many people, and certainly to FIFA and the IOC, sporting concerns do not, or at least should not, overlap with political ones. This viewpoint is troubling because it downplays the social price of sports.
In the 21st century, an international sports governing body is demonstrating that women sports are still subjected to male hegemony.
Now that people are learning new things faster, and recording what they are doing, it challenges others to do something more advanced, in other words, "one-upping" and that ultimately continues the trend.
Last week I attended the World Premiere Screening of a new documentary called The Renaissance Period of The African American in Sports.
The true heroes wore the blazing orange colors of the Bulldogs, the camouflage green of the Stings and the royal blue of the Falcons to name a few. These were the athletes of the 2014 Special Olympics.
Why do these annoying energetic children want me to high five them? Do they know where my hand has been? You do not want to touch me, kid. This paw is made of 80 percent snot, 20 percent backwash and 500 percent regret right now.