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7 Standout Black Figures In Sports And Entertainment Who Empower Us

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.22.2017 | Black Voices

This February, HuffPost Black Voices is honoring black men and women who are paving the way to a better future for black America. We are highlighting ...

How Sweaty Betty is Revolutionizing Sports Bras and Empowering Women

Vivien Moon | Posted 02.13.2017 | Style
Vivien Moon

Model in the Stamina Bra. Image courtesy of Sweaty Betty There's something uniquely motivating about shopping for sports bras. Maybe it's their viv...

Legendary tennis coach joins sports heroines in book

Louis Bolling | Posted 02.01.2017 | Women
Louis Bolling

Two years ago, NCAA championship soccer coach Lincoln "Tiger" Phillips wrote, "I firmly believe that there are no strangers in life, only friends that...

Top 14 Record Breaking Pay-Per-View Sporting Events (Infographic)

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

The UFC, professional wrestling and professional boxing are extremely popular right now, and while events are selling out, the audience at the live ev...

Hong Kong coach Chan Yuen-ting's success highlights football's huge gender divide

The Conversation Global | Posted 12.08.2016 | Sports
The Conversation Global

The story of Chan Yeun-ting's success is widely framed as a major step for women who take on managerial roles in male-dominated sports. Ed Sykes/Reute...

Tiger Woods' Return to Professional Golf Could Be Big

Steve Siebold | Posted 12.01.2016 | Sports
Steve Siebold

It's the day golf fans have been waiting for. Tiger Woods makes his long-awaited return to professional golf today at the Hero World Challenge in The...

Qatari soft power efforts: two steps forward, one step backwards

James Dorsey | Posted 11.18.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey Efforts to leverage Qatar's 2022 World Cup hosting rights to create the soft power the Gulf state needs to punch above its weight ...

Qatar calls into question its sincerity in pushing World Cup-driven reform

James Dorsey | Posted 11.10.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey For much of the last six years since winning the hosting rights of the 2022 World Cup, Qatar appeared to be taking a slow and tort...

Creating a legal precedent: Palestine considers suing Israel in international sports court

James Dorsey | Posted 11.06.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey The Palestine Football Association (PFA), in a first testing of Palestine's ability to fight its battle with Israel in internation...

Under pressure, Egyptian president promises change

James Dorsey | Posted 10.30.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey Faced with a drop in popularity, intermittent protests against rising prices, and calls for a mass anti-government demonstration, ...

Bodybuilder Kai Greene's Reaction To Phil Heath, Big Ramy, And Olympia Judging

Generation Iron | Posted 10.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Generation Iron

Kai Greene reacts to Phil Heath, Big Ramy's rise, and the judging at Olympia. Every week, Iron Cinema will connect you with Generation Iron director ...

Threat Of Widespread Protests Justifies Continued Closure Of Egyptian Stadia

James Dorsey | Posted 10.17.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

While the grumbling is unlikely to mushroom any time soon into a popular revolt similar to the one that toppled President Hosni Mubarak in 2011, it goes a long way to explain why Mr. Al-Sisi has refrained from lifting the ban on spectators attending Egyptian soccer league matches. The ban has been in place for much of the last five years.

9 Fitness Essentials You Didn't Know Could Be Personalized

Vivien Moon | Posted 10.28.2016 | Style
Vivien Moon

Personalized leggings from ALALA. Image courtesy ALALA There's something motivating about going shopping for sportswear but ever walk into a store ...

A study in soft power strategy: Iceland 1, Qatar -1

James Dorsey | Posted 10.10.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

By James M Dorsey The soccer soft power contrast between Qatar and Iceland speaks volumes. A comparison of the strategies of both countries demonstra...

Rare agreement between Saudi and Iranian Islamic scholars: soccer poses a threat

James Dorsey | Posted 10.06.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey Sunni scholars in Saudi Arabia and their Shiite counterparts in Iran may be at war over who is a Muslim, but there is one thing th...

How Rising To The Challenge Of National Bridge Championships Has Transformed Me

Vinita Gupta | Posted 10.04.2016 | HuffPost Home
Vinita Gupta

I started playing tournament bridge the year I was turning 60. I had spent my life as a nerdy engineer and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. After bein...

Daring To Believe

Beth Whitley | Posted 09.29.2016 | Parents
Beth Whitley

There's been a lot of talk over the past few days about the 'legacy' of these athletes, of the social progress which comes from events like these and of the lessons they teach us all. It would be nice to think that their legacy is global and profound, that it challenges perspectives, shifts attitudes and redresses relationships.

At The Top Of Her Game: Celebrating PeopleAdmin's Next Inspired2Educate Honoree

Kermit S. Randa | Posted 09.29.2016 | Education
Kermit S. Randa

What do sports and education having in common? Quite a bit, if you ask our latest Inspired2Educate honoree Marjorie Masse, who currently works as a...

5 Super Easy Ways To Become A Sports Enthusiast

Laiza King | Posted 09.28.2016 | Sports
Laiza King

The thought of sports doesn't have to be boring, especially for beginners.

Israeli-Palestinian struggle returns to the soccer pitch

James Dorsey | Posted 09.25.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused world soccer body FIFA of allowing FIFA-sanctioned matches to be played on occupied land in t...

Struggling for Women's Rights: International Sports Associations Duck the Gun

James Dorsey | Posted 09.21.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey This is an expanded version of remarks made at Interdisciplinary Net's Politics, Money and Sport Places, and Mega Events workshop ...

The World's Biggest Sports Team

Niall Dunne | Posted 09.20.2016 | Sports
Niall Dunne

Sport has an indefinable magical quality. It transcends common divisions and national borders. It brings people together in a unique way. We only nee...

Egypt hopes soccer will help polish its tarnished image

James Dorsey | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

By James M Dorsey An Egyptian businessman with close ties to general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has submitted a bid for the broadcasting r...

From Invisibility to InVisibility

Eli Wolff | Posted 09.09.2016 | Impact
Eli Wolff

In light of the Rio Paralympic Games and reflecting on the power of sport for positive social change, we wanted to share our thoughts from 2014 in the...

Marketing Maven Serves With A Purpose

Louis Bolling | Posted 09.06.2016 | Impact
Louis Bolling

Lauren Gillian very well may embody all that author Malcolm Gladwell talks about in his highly regarded book, The Tipping Point. Gladwell describes th...