A "ghost skier" hurtling down the slope, an athlete's glucose levels flashing across the screen along with his heart rate—it is all part of an Olympic data revolution awaiting television viewers.
Tokyo Olympic organisers on Wednesday called on the Japanese public to donate old smartphones and other old electronic devices to help make medals for the 2020 Games.
Marathons are tough. Athletes push their bodies for miles and deal with cramping, dehydration and every runner's worst fear: that extreme form of fatigue called "hitting the wall." Why is distance running so difficult?
Athletes have great potential beyond sport, according to new research from the University of Stirling presented at the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust's inaugural More Than Medals conference.
Here's how good technology for prosthetic running blades has become.
Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has "no issue" with his medical data being leaked, in an alleged criminal attack by Russian hackers on a World Anti-Doping Agency database.
The World Anti-Doping Agency said late Wednesday that a group of Russian "cyber-hackers" called Fancy Bears had leaked another batch of confidential athletes' information from its database.
Subjecting female soccer players to a negative stereotype about their abilities reduced their dribbling speed significantly, according to a new study published in Psychology of Sport and Exercise. The results demonstrate ...
An online study of male undergraduates shows that more than half of study participants on intercollegiate and recreational athletic teams – and more than a third of non-athletes – reported engaging in sexual coercion, ...