A Firm Foundation for Empowerment

Summer Olympics, Women, and the MENA region This August, the Summer Olympics will be hosted by Brazil in Rio de Janeiro. The games of the 31st Olympiad will attract athletes from a wide range of sports, cutting across cultures and geographies. Women athletes from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will participate in […]

The Straight Dope on Regulating Fair Play in Sport

Why do so many athletes seem to be cheating? Kathryn Henne delves into the rules surrounding doping and gender in sport.   Anxieties around cheating in sport seem to be everywhere. Even the golden girl of professional tennis, Maria Sharapova, has joined the growing list of elite athletes whose reputations have been tarnished by performance-enhancing […]