Rio 2016 Olympics

10 Things You May Not Know About the Olympics

With the excitement over 2016 Rio Olympic Games building up, here’s our list of 10 things you may not know about the Olympics. Six Months of Olympic Games Does the Rio Olympics schedule look long? The longest games scheduled in modern Olympic history was the Summer Olympics held in London in 1908, officially called the […]

Sharapova and Doping Cases in Tennis

Sponsors are severing ties with Maria Sharapova. This new development comes close on the heels of the tennis star’s announcement that she had failed a drugs test at the Australian Open. The press conferences on March 7 was one of the very few ones when the 28-year-old Russian seemed at unease. The entire world watched […]

Deaths of Sportspersons on the Field

When one thinks of horrific deaths on the sports field the first name that comes to mind is Ayrton Senna. The legendary Formula One driver needs no introduction. Just as grand were his accomplishments on his chosen arena similarly gruesome was his death on the racing track on May 1, 1994. Even when the great […]

Football Fanatics Around the World

Fan-tastic football Fanatics As the football-loving world has descended on Brazil, the on-field drama is being matched by off-the-field frenzy of screaming, singing, dancing, swearing, ecstatic, and dejected fans. Since the World Cup is happening in the world’s most football-obsessed nation, expect the excitement of fans to be an all-time high. Here is a touching […]

Sports Scandals Around the World

Sports Scandals Around the World Sports have been corrupted by scandals throughout history, from teams and coaches cheating and fixing matches to athletes taking the competition too far or using performance enhancing drugs. To become a professional athlete takes drive, dedication and a strong will to succeed. Some of the same traits that go into […]