The 16 Project

Meet the Future of Paralympic Swimming

In the first episode of VICE Sports’ 16 Project, we caught up with Paralympic athlete Ellie Robinson to learn what it takes to go for gold at Tokyo 2020.
VICE Sports

Creating Rico Verhoeven

VICE Sports followed kickboxer Rico Verhoeven during his training period leading up to the fight with Badr Hari.
Stay Melo

Carmelo Anthony in Cuba

Carmelo Anthony travels to Cuba to explore the rise of soccer in a nation synonymous with baseball and grab some fresh rolled Cuban cigars along the way.
Crazy Train

Training with the Strongest Man in Golf

Joe Miller swings a golf club 150mph, hits the ball 225mph, and is the reigning World Long Drive Champion. He got his start lifting weights, took a job working at a driving range and ultimately ended up crushing golf balls further than anyone else.
football on the telly

Does it Matter Who Presents Match of the Day?

Would it honestly make any difference if the show was anchored by a former Tory MP, or a tiny dog?
Jim Weeks

Photographing Benny Podda, the Bodybuilder Turned Martial Artist Turned Cave-Dwelling Medicine Man

Photographer Ray Lego recalls sipping hallucinogenic potions, hanging out in the desert, and watching the man drown himself.
Jeff Harder

Pud Pad Noy Worawoot: The “Golden Leg” of Muay Thai

Feted by kings and statesman, from 1970 to 1975 Pud Pad Noy was the multi-weight daddy of the Muay Thai ring.
Alexander Reynolds
Andrés Escobar

How Colombia’s 1994 World Cup Campaign Led To The Murder of Andres Escobar

Having been tipped by some to win the 1994 World Cup, an own goal from Andres Escobar helped to end Colombia’s dream at the group stage. Five days later, he was shot dead in a nightclub parking lot in Medellin.
Will Magee

The Tactical Guide to Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum

As he tries to prevent a fourth loss in a row, Chris Weidman's fall from grace is looking increasingly brutal. We assess the skills that made him so good, speculate on his decline, and examine how he matches up with Kelvin Gastelu
Jack Slack
paul robinson

Here’s To You, Paul Robinson, Football Loves You More Than You Will Know

Will Magee
The God Illusion

The Cult: Roger Federer

Our society has lost all perspective when it comes to the importance we place on athletes. But with Roger Federer and his godlike tennis, perhaps we're not far off.
Toby Sprigings
diego costa's instagram

How Social Media Has Become a Tool of Psychological Warfare During the Transfer Window

With Diego Costa flaunting an Atletico Madrid shirt on Instagram this week, it’s clear that social media has become another medium for transfer mind games. So how effective is it?
Will Magee