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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 | World
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 10.11.2016 | 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 an...

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 | World
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 | World
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 | World
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...

L.A. Swim Week; a Summer Highpoint

Philip David Morton | Posted 09.04.2016 | Style
Philip David Morton

LA Swim Week model in Pauleth Swimwear 2016 (photo:Jon Malan) "Why should Miami be the only place to show beachwear? We have better weather anyway!"...

Founded On Faith, Basketball Program Offers Peace, Hope

Louis Bolling | Posted 09.02.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

In 2012, 244 gang killings were recorded in a six month period in Chicago. During the same time period, 124 soldiers were killed in Afghanistan. These facts inspired Chicago's noted activist pastor, Father Michel Pfleger of St. Sabina, to act.

Kaepernick's Sit-Down Aside--The Case For Standing For The National Anthem

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.30.2016 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Blacks have paid with their blood and earned the right to lay as much, if not more, claim to the flag and the national anthem as theirs as those among the most rabid flag waving, phony super patriot bellowing crowd. This is their America, always has been, and it's their flag and national anthem too whether they choose to stand when it's played or not.

Five Initiatives To Keep Supporting Refugees Post-Olympics

Sparknews | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact

The Rio 2016 Olympics has brought renewed attention to the refugee crisis through the 10-member Refugee Olympic Team, while an Amnesty International initiative, The Refugee Nation has gained traction by creating a flag for the team that symbolizes the orange and black lifejackets worn by many refugees as they perilously cross the Mediterranean Sea.

Why Americans Win More Olympic Games Under Democratic Presidents Than The GOP

John A. Tures | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The Hillary Clinton campaign has wrapped itself in the performance of the U.S. Olympians, while Donald Trump has largely ignored the glory.

Sports Without Borders

Erdika Wirengjurit | Posted 08.19.2016 | Sports
Erdika Wirengjurit

Sports have the capacity to bring humanity together. Sports speak a language that know no barrier. Sports are about being together. Hence, sporting should not be defined by nationality which it seems to be treated as a brand.

Olympic Gaming -- Will Tech Culture Save Sports?

Yoav Adler | Posted 08.19.2016 | Technology
Yoav Adler

Can modern technology work as a positive force countering our nationalistic tendencies that reveal themselves in international sporting events?

With mosques under surveillance, IS turns to soccer for recruitment

James Dorsey | Posted 08.18.2016 | World
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey Abu Otaiba, the nom du guerre of a self-taught imam and Islamic State (IS) recruiter in Jordan, uses soccer to attract recruits. ...

Soccer investments' reputational risk catches up with UAE

James Dorsey | Posted 08.17.2016 | World
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey Reputational risk associated with autocratic investment in high profile soccer clubs threatened to catch up with the UAE as a powe...

These Kids Prove Just How Much Representation Matters At The 2016 Olympics

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.16.2016 | Black Voices

This year’s Olympics have been a historic one, especially for black athletes. Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas are collecting medal after medal in gym...