By Paul Harris

Paul Harris. I'm a physical education professional, marathoner, and passionate about Sports, but I confess that basketball is my favorite. I'm a Lakers fan, By the way. I firmly believe sports are a tool for social transformation, especially in poor communities. It can help change the world in many ways, and my goal is to spread it to as many people as I can during my life. To accomplish that, I've taught sports in a couple of countries for over 20 years. So you can expect to see in this column many articles about how we can use sports to impact people's lives and about my experience teaching it.

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By Paul Harris

Should the Olympics Change the Way It Handles Doping? Here Are Some Possibilities

The primary goals of the fight against doping in sports are health protection and fair competition in defense of clean athletes. The fight against doping is becoming increasingly complex to keep up with the increasing sophistication of cheaters’ doping practices. At every major sporting event, there is a broader range of legal issues, ranging from […]


By Paul Harris

Limitations to Sports Development

You will agree with me that there has been a massive development of various types of sports. Exposure, technology, advanced and intensive research, and, most importantly, opportunities to participate have all contributed to this. Football, basketball, and netball were the only most famous types of sports that were well recognized and prioritized three decades ago […]

By Paul Harris

Sports – a Tool For Peace

I am unwavering in my belief that Sports can be a powerful tool for promoting peace. Who doesn’t enjoy watching their favorite sport? Sports richness is unparalleled. Sports have brought people together and will continue to bring people together across boundaries, cultures, and religions. When I look at the current century and what sports have […]