The rugby league world cup final on December 2 is between traditional heavyweights Australia and England. But the real story is the rise of diaspora national sides like Tonga, Fiji and Lebanon.
Sport participation in South Africa remains rooted in the dilemmas of colonial society. It necessitates an ongoing need for discourse, debate and dialogue on decolonisation in sport history.
South Africans supporting visiting New Zealand rugby teams took root in a tumultuous time as an expression of defiance against apartheid.
The business of sport in South Africa is coming under the focus of the Competition Commission on concerns that some practices may be uncompetitive.
Many parents may insist on their child wearing headgear in the belief they are reducing the injury risk, when in fact the opposite could be true.
The reality of life as a female sports star.
The birth certificates of the 41 players in the squad touring New Zealand are an eclectic mix.
Taking on the All Blacks is a daunting task – but there is hope for the visitors.
But how do you tackle the country's losing streak?
English-speaking rugby referees are aiming to improve their foreign language skills – but how will this affect the game?
Several initiatives have been launched to foster a sporting culture more conducive to the involvement of women in South Africa, including new laws. But evidence shows much still needs to be done.
Does sport really improve young people’s development?
England's rugby team was flummoxed by a new tactic deployed by Italy in the Six Nations – even though it was within the rules.
Parents play a vital role in managing concussions when their children play rugby.
South African rugby superstar Joost van der Westhuizen, who has died aged 45, transcended not only the game of rugby but also life itself.
As the RBS Six Nations rugby tournament begins, the risk of injury is back in the limelight.
Research shows there are some common struggles among those who retire from being professional athletes but players can be successful in careers after sport.
Sport migrations emerge within a general migratory context. In some societies, like the Pacific Islands, adulthood, particularly for men, cannot be completed unless one migrates.
It's down to money, popularity and a lot of lobbying.
The European Union has a deep, and maybe unbreakable reach into our sporting life.