Why I fear the 2014 Winter Olympics will go ahead as planned

gay-rugby

Whilst I applaud the calls for the global community to take a stand over Russia’s vicious new law against LGBT men and women, I am struggling to see how the possible moves that have been suggested might work in practice. Option one is for the IOC to move the Games … Continue reading

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How do we “play up! play up! and play the game”? Part 2

Cricket match

Taking the idea of sporting achievement being less about physical ability and more about mental ability (see How do we “play up! play up! and play the game”? Part 1), it seems logical to ask whether sport should be as segregated as it is? If sports were to mix more, … Continue reading

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How do we “play up! play up! and play the game”? Part 1

Men v Women

This question seems to be getting a lot of air time at the moment, and it is one that is ruffling a few feathers. Fallon Fox, a MtF martial arts fighter in the United States, is campaigning not to have to reveal her medical history to her opponents before a … Continue reading

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