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Research suggests most North American college and professional hockey players don't specialize as youngsters.
New safety rules pose challenges for players and officials.
New research suggests that despite being tired, athletes can still sprint at top speed near the end of a long match.
Goal-line technology and a “VARification” system could reduce the number of controversial refereeing incidents during the tournament in Russia.
Trainers have used Lasix for decades to reduce bleeding and improve performance in North American racehorses.
Research suggests that developing strength or aerobic fitness can improve long-term health. But is another method even better?