Especially for athletes, showing attitude can be a disadvantage in the fight for victories, medals or new contracts. Nevertheless, several athletes stand up for values time and again. ISPO.com honours them in this gallery.
In view of Covid-19, sports clubs and associations have found creative solutions to run leagues and events - from new tournament formats to unusual cooperations. But the crisis is not over yet: Amateur sport is suffering from the restrictions - and without fans, things will get complicated even for the professionals.
LeBron James, Naomi Osaka, Michael Jordan - countless sports celebrities have taken a stand against racism and discrimination following the violent death of George Floyd. Sports brands like Adidas, Patagonia or Arc'teryx also joined in.
Before the start of the Champions League, ISPO.com takes a close look at the social media figures of the top European clubs. Two clubs dominate, FC Bayern falls behind and one team becomes a vertical starter.
China wants to become a world leader with billions invested in football. The DFB and the Bundesliga clubs are competing with other countries for the market with enormous potential, which is not free of imponderables.