Several players at this year's U.S. Open have said that online abuse is now part of sport.
For Steve Keating's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Following the 2016 Rio Games, USA Gymnastics was rocked by revelations of systemic abuse of athletes that triggered mass resignations, lawsuits, investigations and bankruptcy filings.
Advocates for the non-contact version of the American sport are pushing for its inclusion at the 2028 Los Angeles Games.
Tributes from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to IOC chief Thomas Bach poured in for retiring anti-doping crusader Dick Pound last week but there was understandably no applause from the likes of Lance Armstrong, Gary Bettman or Vladimir Putin. No doubt the sentiment of disgraced ...