Many factors predispose an athlete to a mental disorder. These include, for example, decreased performance, injuries, recurrent concussions, surgeries, substance use, and a tendency to perfectionism.
Bagchaal is a folk game played using simple tools as pebbles or twigs. Four pebbles represent tigers and twenty smaller pebbles as goats.
Meet the five athletes, as well as the three alternates, who comprise the 2016 USA Women's Olympics Gymnastics Team. Read interesting personal information on each woman, such as athletic expertise, hometown, age, height, and more.
After the 1980 Worlds where Biellmann beat Linda Fratianne in free skating, Denise Biellmann become a household name.
With the 22nd Olympic Winter Games underway at Sochi, Russia, this article takes a look at the popular Nordic Combined sport, including history, interesting facts, winningest athletes and countries.
Why is inline speed skating, considered less of a sport than speed skating on ice? Are the inline speed skaters considered less of an athlete?
This hub highlights American swimmers Michael Phelps top competition in the 2012 Olympics. Michael Phelps will compete in four individual swimming events in the 2012 London Games. Phelps only needs three more medals of any kind to surpass Larisa Latynina's record of 18 total career Olympic medals.
Videos included. The "Fierce Five" 2012 USA Olympic gymnasts: names, ages, hometowns, gymnastics specialties and more. Info on all five competitors plus the three alternates.
Flags of the world, countries and theirs flags at Olympics. State the country name and the flag number, salute your national flag and your country team at Olympics. Let us celebrate and applaud our athletes as they fly our national flags high.
Compounding a particular fray is the discovery of unwanted gender surgery performed on American newborns - It's much more frequent than we knew. Controversy has surrounded genetic testing for gender at the Olympics and other world class events, especially in mid-2012 before the London Summer Games. How does infant surgery impact this controversy?
Advocate for African Sports and South Alabama head cross country/track and field coach, Lee Evans, joined biographer Frank Murphy to tell the story of Evans's 400-meter record and his journey to become a champion at the 1968 Olympic Games.
The 2010 Winter Olympics at Vancouver are exciting to watch as athletes from all over the world come to compete. One of the oldest sports on the roster is Alpine Skiing, also known as downhill skiing. There are 22 athletes from Team USA competing in...