Examining President Trump’s Relationship With Pro-Wrestling

Examining President Trump’s Relationship With Pro-Wrestling

Yesterday was WrestleMania 33, WWE‘s biggest event of the year. The headline match-ups included Roman Reigns v. Undertaker, Brock Lesnar v. Goldberg and Randy Orton v. Bray Wyatt. There was even a special appearance from the New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski. It was a massive event in the pro-wrestling world, and it has a long history. […]

Turkish Football Executives Rally Around Erdoğan

Turkish Football Executives Rally Around Erdoğan

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has had a pretty rocky term since being elected President in 2014. During his first years in office, the former Prime Minister was heavily criticized for, among other things: censoring the press, lacking neutrality, and building a lavish “presidential palace” in Ankara. But all of this criticism really came to a head […]

Michael Phelps Testifies Before Congress

Michael Phelps Testifies Before Congress

On February 27th, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps testified during a house hearing on doping in sports. The hearing was conducted by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Phelps delivered three pages of testimony. Here are some highlights from his portion of the hearing: “[Rio was] unique because of increased doping concerns. […]

Female Chess Champion Sick of Gender Divide

Female Chess Champion Sick of Gender Divide

Earlier this week, Chess grandmaster Hou Yifan threw a tournament match after just five moves because she was sick of playing against other women. Hou is currently the World Chess Federation’s top ranked female chess player and she’s developed quite the reputation for herself over the years. She first became a grandmaster at age twelve and, as a teenager, she […]

NADO Groups Renew Calls For Russia To Be Banned From International Competition

NADO Groups Renew Calls For Russia To Be Banned From International Competition

During a special summit on January 10, the heads of 19 National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADO) came together in calling for Russia to be banned from international competition until a new anti-doping system can be put in place. The NADO groups laid out their position in a joint statement: “it is imperative that those responsible for Russia’s […]

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