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Banning Paralympic Athletes to Bash Russia

Last Sunday it was announced that the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) had decided to ban the entire Russian team from the upcoming Paralympics to held in Rio in September... [read more]

Open Letter to the World Anti Doping Agency and International Olympic Committee Regarding the McLaren Report and the Politicization of Doping in Sports

Russian track and field athletes, plus the entire Paralympics team, were banned from the Rio Games last summer. This was based on the first McLaren report commissioned by the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA).... [read more]

The Biased Report that Led to Banning Russian Athletes

The targeting of Russia and indiscriminate punishment of their athletes is a betrayal of the Olympic spirit.... [read more]

An Olympian Inspiration

With the Olympic Games and Paralympics only months away, Hussein Al-Alak introduces some of the key competitors of the Paralympics... [read more]

Veiled Sentiments: Does The Burka Stand Up In Court?

A courtroom ban on burkas is not racist - just practical.... [read more]

The Health Of Humanity Post 2016

So here we are a year on. And what a year it’s been.... [read more]

Olympic Jews?

The scene at Ben-Gurion airport this week was rather astonishing.... [read more]

Health and Humanity

I would humbly suggest to the readership that we should, instead, start 2016 off with some ‘navel gazing... [read more]

The War on Palestinian Soccer: Free Mahmoud Sarsak

On 3 June, Palestinian national soccer team member Mahmoud Sarsak completed 80 days of a grueling hunger-strike. He had sustained the strike despite the fact that nearly 2,000 Palestinian inmates had called off their own 28-day hunger strike weeks ago, writes Ramzy Baroud.... [read more]

A Ghost Story Retailed

W Stephen Gilbert delivers an up-to-date, state and fate of the retail trade in Britain, it is partly warmingly, personal and anecdotal, and partly a critical overview: part one... [read more]

Arise the heroes of the people

Hussein Al-Alak considers what makes a hero of the people by examining the remarkable achievements of three working class individuals.... [read more]

A League of Their Own

Hussein Al-Alak reviews the achievements of Palestinian sportsmen across the Arab world.... [read more]

A Sporting Chance: Why the Olympics is a Perfect Arena for Protest

Alexa Van Sickle on the significane of the Olympic protests.... [read more]