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 […]

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 […]

NBA’s Curry shoots 74 in solid round against professionals

Stephen Curry was not quite as accurate on the golf course as he is on the hardwood, but the NBA star did not embarrass himself when he teed it up on the secondary Web.com Tour on Thursday.

NBA’s Curry shoots 74 in solid round against professionals

(Reuters) – Stephen Curry was not quite as accurate on the golf course as he is on the hardwood, but the NBA star did not embarrass himself when he teed it up on the secondary Web.com Tour on Thursday. Golden State Warrior Curry carded a four-over 74, not quite a Spieth-like performance, but enough to […]

Neymar signs five-year deal to complete world record PSG move

Neymar completed his record-shattering transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain on Thursday, signing a five-year deal with the French club after they triggered his 222 million euros ($263 million) release clause.

Neymar signs five-year deal to complete world record PSG move

PARIS (Reuters) – Neymar completed his record-shattering transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain on Thursday, signing a five-year deal with the French club after they triggered his 222 million euros ($263 million) release clause. The 25-year-old Brazil forward, who will be presented to fans on Saturday, is committed to PSG until June 2022, the […]

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