Ashima Shiraishi is 14 years old. She’s also the first woman and youngest climber of either gender to climb a sport route with a difficulty grade … Continue reading The 14-Year-Old Female Rock Climbing Phenom
Dressed in their tennis whites, their hair braided with white and pink beads, 12-year-old Venus and 11-year-old Serena Williams smile broadly, sometimes stifling giggles, during a … Continue reading Watch the Williams’ dad predict his daughters’ great tennis rivalry
There were two instances of commendable sportsmanship displayed during the fourth inning of Tuesday’s contest between Uganda and Chinese Taipei. Continue reading Priceless sportsmanship at Little League World Series
We caught up with our Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games athletes who told us how they warm up for competitions. Continue reading How Do Athletes Warm Up at the Youth Olympic Games?
The International Olympic Committee announces the Athlete Role Models for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games Continue reading Athlete Role Models for 2016 Winter Youth Olympics
Having won gold at the London 2012 Olympics, Rūta Meilutytė shares her experience of competing at the 2014 Youth Olympic games in Nanjing. Continue reading Rūta Meilutytė on the Youth Olympic Games
Unscheduled time with family, but without goals or plans, is key to character development. Those are the times children are more likely to wonder about the … Continue reading The Downside of no Downtime for Kids
Students at a Colorado elementary school are raising money for special needs students in Denver. But, they don’t want to do it the old fashion way. … Continue reading Kids turn ‘fantasy football’ into charity work
Nothing will stop 5-year-old Jackson Connors from playing the sport he loves.And Connors, who was born without a right hand, loves to play basketball — and … Continue reading 5-year-old Basketball Player with One Hand
John O’Sullivan remembers when youth sports was about children competing with other children instead of adults competing with each other through their kids. Following nearly three … Continue reading Changing the game in youth sports
James Hudziak, MD, Director of the Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families, describes how children benefit from exercising and playing on teams. Sports continue to … Continue reading What Role Do Sports Play in the Mental Health of Children?
Champion soccer player Mia Hamm on her early love for soccer and how it eventually led to an incredible record-breaking career, including two FIFA World Cup … Continue reading Mia Hamm on her Positive Youth Soccer Experience
The Arkansas United Soccer Club has come upon, I think, what is a great idea for any youth sports organization preaching that it wants kids to … Continue reading Keep Youth Sports Fun: Let Kids Play In Costumes