Pelé, the now retired Brazilian professional soccer player widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, was born on this date in 1940.
The late Hugo Chavez and the late Yewri Guillen were both Latin Americans who, although they never knew each other and came from different countries, are deeply connected.
The Paralympic Games' slogan is "inspire a generation" but life under Atos is killing us, disability campaigners warned today in a desperate plea to end its "tick-box tests."
London's Olympics was the site of laudable developments for women's access to and full participation in major athletic activities.
Title IX celebrated its 40th anniversary in June. The legislation has become associated with its impacts on women in sport.
While the 2012 Summer Olympics bring athletes together in spectacles of sport, the Games will also bring crippling debt, especially galling given the latest austerity measures in the UK.
Parliament is moving center-stage as crises of private-sector greed and incompetence are laid before select committees.
The Games have become a hopeful, yet often futile, source of economic revitalization and jobs for the host city or country, which instead often winds up in debt. Greece is case in point.
Sarsak was branded an "illegal combatant" by Israel's military judicial system, and was since imprisoned without any charges or trial.
Star sports editor talks to the 1968 Olympian about his iconic protest, a lifetime of struggle and why athletes are reluctant to make a stand.