The world is profoundly divided over gay rights -- and it's going to get worse before it gets better.
As they gear up for the 2014 Winter Olympics, young Russians find themselves exercising some little-used facial muscles.
How the Ryan Braun scandal explains Egyptian Revolution punditry.
Can switching up seasons save the 2022 tournament in Qatar?
Russia is pushing ahead with its projects for the 2014 Winter Olympics. But not everyone is happy.
It’s safer than sex.
How celebrities should handle visits to authoritarian countries in today's world.
The French aren't surprised by the fall of America's cycling hero. They knew he was cheating all along.
Want to win big at the Olympic Games? Buy a bunch of overpriced tanks and fighter jets.
As China and the United States compete for gold at the London Games, we take a look at the grueling lives of the People's Republic's next generation of top athletes.
Bahrain has badly botched its local version of the Arab Spring. And there seems to be no way out.
The phenomenal rise of NBA wunderkind Jeremy Lin is sweeping mainland China -- even though he's Taiwanese.
With Linsanity sweeping the nation, here's a look at other sports stars -- both foreign and Chinese -- who have made it into the spotlight.
Didn’t get into the college of your dreams? Don’t want to bankrupt your parents? Here’s where to go.
Scotland prepares to celebrate Easter in traditional fashion -- by participating in a bigoted, sectarian, and violent soccer match.
Forget England and its bold Test series victory over Australia. If you cared about cricket this year, you were watching Pakistan's slow implosion, played out on pitches from Islamabad to Dubai.
All India is abuzz over New Delhi's incompetent planning for the Commonwealth Games. But it's the return of terror that the city should be most worried about.
Stop looking to the World Cup for history lessons. It’s just a game and, frankly, that’s good enough.
As South Africa prepares to hosts the World Cup, it is also coming face to face with its own history.
From apartheid South Africa to Bollywood financiers, the sport of cricket boasts a storied political history. Here's a look at some of the game's most controversial moments.