These are the refugee athletes at the Tokyo Olympics

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Writer, Formative Content A refugee Olympic team first appeared at the Rio Games in 2016. Funded by IOC sponsorship, 29 displaced athletes have made the Tokyo 2020 team. The team’s participation helps highlight the global […]

From raised fists at the 1968 Olympics to taking the knee: A history of racial justice protests in sport

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content Athletes have been given more freedom to express themselves at this year’s Tokyo Olympics. Two Black athletes were expelled from the 1968 Games after protesting against racial and social injustice on the […]

Can the Tokyo Olympics help bring the world together?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hesham Zafar, Community Curator, Media, Entertainment, and Information Industries, World Economic Forum Despite concerns about COVID-19, the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo begins later this month. Historically the Games have been used as a platform to raise awareness […]

The rise of alternative medical practices in modern sports

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by one of our passionate writers, Mrs Rachael Everly. The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and not The European Sting’s position on the issue. Years ago the world was mired in how safe and effective acupuncture was and how it should be treated. Should it be regulated […]