Russian Doping Update: WADA Clears 95 Athletes

Russian Doping Update: WADA Clears 95 Athletes

Earlier this month, the World Anti-Doping Agency cleared 95 Russian athletes whose cases were being reviewed following the “Russian doping scandal”. Speaking on the recent developments, WADA’s director general Olivier Niggli told The New York Times: “The available evidence was insufficient to support the assertion of an antidoping rule violation against these 95 athletes. The system […]

ESPN Anchor Jemele Hill Called Trump a “White Supremacist” And Twitter Went Crazy

ESPN Anchor Jemele Hill Called Trump a “White Supremacist” And Twitter Went Crazy

SportsCenter host Jemele Hill is in hot water with ESPN after she referred to President Trump as a “white supremacist”. Responding to Hill’s comments, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggested that ESPN should fired her. Then, earlier today, the President himself addressed the issue on Twitter: And, while the President may not love […]

10 Greatest African Boxers the World Has Ever Seen

10 Greatest African Boxers the World Has Ever Seen

In the majority of polls find Muhammed Ali listed as the greatest boxer of all time. Indeed, he wasn’t just loved by sporting experts and loyal boxing fans all over the world, but the camera adored him too; a fact most clearly illustrated by his inclusion in “the ten most photographed people of all time” […]

Cornell Study Attempts to Quantify Sexism in Sports Media

Cornell Study Attempts to Quantify Sexism in Sports Media

Liye Fu, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Lillian Lee of Cornell University recently released their study: “Using language models to quantify gender bias in sports journalism“. The researchers ran an algorithm to analyze the differences in word usage during pre- and post-game press conferences with professional tennis players. When they completed their study, they found that:  “journalists ask male […]

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