Shira Springer

Springer is an investigative and enterprise reporter for the Sports section. She covers a wide range of subjects, including local professional teams, sports business, and the Olympics. Prior to her current role, she served as Celtics beat writer. Her journalism career started at the Globe in 1997.

Latest stories

Fast lanes for athletes, VIPs part of Boston 2024 vision

By and Nicole Dungca , Globe Staff

The IOC urges host cities to implement the fast lanes so athletes, media, and sponsors can count on reliable journey times.

USOC hails new Boston plan, but wants to see more support

By and , Globe Staff

US Olympic officials insisted they are not considering dropping the bid or replacing Boston as the bid city.

Boston 2024 stretches its definition of walkable Olympics

By , Globe Staff

The bid committee now expects spectators will walk from commuter rail stations and subway stations to venues.


Why soccer’s FIFA scandal should matter in Boston

By ,

With all the power plays in pro sports, it’s getting difficult to enjoy the real games.