Ordinary citizens are mere consumers of sport now - mainly through watching it on television.
Making sport accessible to ordinary people can be achieved if communities take control of their organisations.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is on the cusp of becoming the player with the most Super Bowl wins in NFL history. Tens of millions of viewers around the the world will be watching.
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Foreign interest in American football tells us a lot about what is happening to sport in the 21st century.
When friction between shoe and surface is high, so is the injury rate. That’s where sliding comes in.
At this year’s Australian Open you’ll see players moving sideways on the Plexicushion surface – which is specially designed to allow players to slide. It’s safer for the players and fun to watch.
Too often athletes are forced into a narrative in which their sport overtakes everything, to the detriment of their health and future happiness.
Global Sport Industries and the Reconfiguration of the Future Image.
Why has professional sport become the lens through which so many young men in the Global South are redefining their future?
Some football bets are 50 times more harmful than others.
Preparation. Focus. Positivity. Think like an athlete to win a Christmas medal.
Alcohol ads can be broadcast during sports on weekends and public holidays.
The alcohol industry introduced rules to self-regulate placement of alcohol ads in November 2017. We reviewed the first six months of regulation and it was unlikely to protect young people.
Would you go ‘flats’ or ‘hills’?
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Whether it's a toss of the coin or a flip of the bat, can any method to decide who plays first in cricket be unbiased?
Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier has been struggling with a persistent groin problem.
Elite football teams that do not have a winter break lose on average 303 more player-days per season to injuries than those teams that do.
Thursday night football in the community of Wadeye, about 420 kilometres south-west of Darwin in the Northern Territory.
Primary prevention programs with a footballing focus aim to change behaviours and attitudes among men towards women.
Players from all over the world, including Australia’s star forward Thon Maker - originally from South Sudan - play in the National Basketball Association in the United States.
Star basketball players are suffering the fallout from a race scare campaign by politicians from the Liberal party over crimes committed by a small number of young people who came to Australia from South Sudan
Susanna Dinnage’s Premier League priority is to reconnect with fans.
Research shows sport is commonly a bastion for male dominance and privilege.
Racing to the finish at the Melbourne Cup in 2017.
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It's not only fans that dress up on Melbourne Cup Day. There is plenty of gear racehorses can wear, from blinkers to nose bands, ear plugs and even a tail chain. But do they do any good?
A first look at data on sport injuries in children in England, and it's not a pretty picture.
Cricket Australia is a company limited by guarantee, and controls the game as a lucrative business. The general has have no ownership or direct influence over it.
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Cricket Australia promised to throw open the windows. But it is still keeping secrets behind closed doors.
A and B sample bottles from a human urine doping test. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has set off a controversy by allowing Russia to test its own athletes.
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The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to lift its ban on Russia's drug testing has set off another controversy about whether there will ever be a level playing field in the world of sports.
Zimbabwean Olympic gold medallist swimmer, Kirsty Coventry, with President Emmerson Mnangagwa after taking the oath of office.
In mending the relations with Zimbabwe's white community by roping in Kirsty Coventry and Bruce Grobbelaar, President Mnangagwa might just have pulled off a masterstroke.
Kintsugi: don’t dwell on something that’s broken, repair it and make it something new again.
We need to learn how to rebuild from loss, failure, or defeat in life, and that can also help in sport.
Physical activity is vitally important for health, but PE at school can run the risk of putting children off exercise for life.
Cutting PE lessons to boost exam results is madness – it's time for sport in schools to go mainstream.