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Olympic Flame and Chariots of Fire

In addition to the physical, there are mental and spiritual aspects of the 2012 Olympics. Read More »

2012 London Olympics: Danny Boyle’s “Isles of Wonder” an Anglophile’s Feast

The Olympics Opening Ceremonies a buffet of British history, literature and pop culture through Danny Boyle's unique vision. Read More »

2012 Olympics Opening Ceremonies: IOC Ignores 40th Anniversary of Munich Massacre

Jacques Rogge's shameful cowardice is a black mark for the IOC and the 2012 Olympics. Read More »

Do Controversial Sponsors Undermine the Olympic Games?

Should companies that sell unhealthy food products be sponsors of the Olympic Games? Read More »

Book Review: In the Water They Can’t See You Cry by Amanda Beard, with Rebecca Paley

In the Water They Can't See You Cry is Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard's riveting story of her struggle with depression. Read More »

Book Review: Welcome to My World by Johnny Weir

Figure skater Johnny Weir opens up his world in a new autobiography. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: The Cutting Edge

A figure skating romance that never generates heat. Read More »

David Duerson: A Modern Day Spartacus

In February, NFL veteran David Duerson took his life but spared his brain for scientific research. Perhaps the results will shed light upon some of the causes that he struggled with. Read More »

It’s Toronto’s Time To Host The Olympics

Among the several cities bidding to host the 2020 Olympic Summer Games is Toronto. Here's why it deserves to host them. Read More »

Bruce Kimball and Second Chances

Olympic diver Bruce Kimball crushed the hearts of countless people when he killed two people. Kimball was given a second chance. But does he deserve that privilege? Read More »