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An attempt to run the fastest ever backward marathon highlights how wrong-way locomotion could assist in rehabilitation and athletic training.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

If the NCAA tournament selection committee focused on the most recent games, it might make seeding more accurate, researchers found.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Researchers took a detailed look at 17 years of training records for Norway's Marit Bjørgen.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Behind the scenes of forecasting winter weather at the Olympics

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

The goals of a major push for football helmet safety should bring improvements, but the overall results remain unpredictable.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Concussions are "functional" injuries -- not something seen in a brain scan or a blood draw but in myriad symptoms arising from altered circuitry in the brain.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

The vast majority of traumatic brain injuries are concussions. Researchers talk about the problem of these head injuries in sports.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Illustration shows a baseball flying through space away from the Earth, located in the background of the image.

Anything that has mass and moves can give off gravitational waves, but for familiar items they are extremely tiny.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Renowned swimmer discusses the strategies and expert guidance that helped him win 28 Olympic medals.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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