sport


How Jackie Robinson’s wife, Rachel, helped him break baseball’s color line

Chris Lamb | 04 February 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: heroes, Jim Crow laws, marriage, sport


It might be fashion, but it’s just not tennis

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 January 2019 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Margaret Court, sexual politics, sport


Roger Bannister, a Brit of the best sort

Ollie Wright | 07 March 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: obituaries, sport


Heads up: time to say goodbye to football

Craig Klugman | 04 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: concussion, football, sport


Iceland’s giant killers

Walter Pless | 28 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: England, football, Iceland, soccer, sport
A sporting minnow has defeated England in the 2016 European Championship


Concussion

Laura Cotta Ramosino | 19 May 2016 | POPCORN |  
tags: film reviews, sport, whistleblowers


Sevens heaven: Kenya’s rugby team attains world glory

Mathew Otieno | 22 April 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Kenya, rugby, sport


College athletics and the common good

Anthony Esolen | 07 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: college, gender equality, sport
Isn't there more to fair play than boosting the women's teams?


An own goal for unwary governments

Stefan Szymanski | 27 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, soccer, sport
A leading sports economist is sceptical about the value of hosting major events as a way of boosting local economies.


Togo will play

Sheila Liaugminas | 10 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Africa, sport
Honor came to mean something much deeper than sports, and in short order the Togo team realized that.


Genetic testing for sporting cash cow

Michael Cook | 11 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: genetic testing, sport, United States
Baseballs' impresarios are happy to tear a 16-year-old from his country and family, but first they want proof he is the real goods.


Tinseltown bending it for Beckham

Alistair Nicholas | 21 January 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: public relations, soccer, sport
Babe Ruth didn't play soccer, but he has some sage advice for the celebrity English player.


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