Fourth of July. In Douglaston, Queens this was the day of the annual athletic competition. For some masochistic reason I entered these events every Fourth, and got clobbered time and again by the neighborhood kids.
Slam poetry is, in itself, a conundrum. Slams are competitions in which poets are judged by random audience members on their poem's content, delivery,...
We live in the best city in the world to purchase athletic wear and equipment. Here are a few of the specialty boutiques that will appeal to your inner athlete.
If you ask us if travel with small children even is worth the trouble, we'd say yes. Maybe their brains won't remember much, but their souls will.
Today a group of professional athletes and Olympians boarded a fishing boat to tour the oil devastation on the Gulf Coast. Then they held Sierra Club-hosted conference to share their impressions of the damage.
For the first time in his career, Jamaica's most cherished athlete, sprint king Usain Bolt, competed in a 4x100m race last week for a Jamaican pro team against the U.S. and a few other international teams.
February 24, 2010 marked a sad day in South Orange, New Jersey for ...
The case could be made that the efficiency of the prosthetics Pistorius is allowed to use should be governed. But since we're dealing with the disabled, that would seem churlish.
What matters most is the sense of pride in accomplishing a goal I had worked so long towards and the joy of sharing that success with the people that helped me to achieve it.
Men's sex advantage in some sports is not a sexist myth, as The Nation would have you believe.
(MADRID) In a couple years, we'll find out he's been doping. But in the meantime, Usain Bolt gives us all something we can temporarily believe in. "I...
Caster Semenya's brilliant performance in the women's 800 meters race caused critics to regurgitate decades-old slanders traditionally directed at women who appear too manly.
The parents of Caster Semenya themselves deserve gold medals. If it were my daughter, I would be inconsolable.
Like Bolt, Bob Hayes blazed through the dash leaving his competitors in the dust. Unlike Bolt, who started celebrating before he even finished the race, Hayes was amazingly humble.
Liu Xiang was China's biggest hope at the Bird's Nest. The Games really won't be the same without him.
The fact that Bolt broke a world record challenges popular fears that poor air quality would mean poor performance at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.