There is an old adage that sport should be separate from politics. The same-sex marriage debate in Australia has revived that view, as many sport bodies have publicly advocated a position on the matter…
Megabots, coming soon to sports channels?
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US and Japanese tech companies are building fighting megabots to kicktstart what they envisage as a sporting franchise on the scale of Formula 1.
Wilfied Zaha playing for England under-21s in 2013.
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National team rules still aren't doing diverse societies justice.
Sport is here for the moment and gone in a few seconds, minutes, hours or days.
Australians boast of our warrior participation in every major war since 1899, and in every modern Olympiad since 1896.
Transomania which is a foot race from the Arabian Sea to the Indian Ocean is one of the most extreme marathons.
The physical impact of extreme exercise on the body is intense.
It is is a misperception to think that performance-enhancing drug use is only an issue in elite sport.
There are concerns that performance-enhancing drug use is quickly becoming a public health crisis.
The modern marathon distance comes from the 1908 London Olympics.
The story behind the marathon is more complicated than it seems.
Heritier Lumumba describes his experience of racism at Collingwood Football Club in Fair Game.
Héritier Lumumba played for Collingwood Football Club until 2014, where his teammates called him "Chimp". His experience mirrors that of many other black men in Australia, particularly in the workplace.
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Everything we know about the way experts’ brains work tells us that Mayweather is likely to win the fight.
Who will win?
Millions of dollars will be made by both sides from the fight but does boxing have more to lose than UFC in this big money head-to-head?
The US sprinter, twice banned after failed drug tests, felt the force of public opinion as he won the 100 metres final at the World Athletics Championship. But is it time to start trusting athletes?
This Girl Can
The pictures we see of women in sport have changed, but that might not be enough
The Bolt – Usain Bolt – after coming third in the men’s 100m final at the World Athletics Championships in London.
Jamaican Usain Bolt is often hailed as the greatest athlete of all time. But when you crunch the numbers, his name doesn't come top of the list.
The so-called 'Mamils' are looking for good mental health – not a chance to relive their youth.
When financial times are tight, only those with soft power ambitions can see the economic sense in World Cups or Olympic Games.
The FFA, headed by Steven Lowy, is currently beset by an array of challenges to its control of football in Australia.
It’s worth defending the principle that the national governing body, not the clubs and not the states, should run football in Australia.
Doping whistleblowers can face serious negative consequences including threats on their lives.
Both James Sutherland and Alistair Nicholson faced criticism for their handling of cricket’s pay dispute.
Lack of trust between Australia's cricketers and the game's governing body delayed negotiations in their protracted pay dispute. This relationship will need to be rebuilt in the coming months.
Primary school-aged boys and girls can play in mixed teams until they reach high school, our research suggests.
Girls in primary school are just as physically capable as their male classmates, our research shows.
Sports and the arts are now separated, but it wasn't always like this.