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.
AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts
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.
AAP Image/Sean Davey
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.
(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
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.
Sports terms are no longer restricted to the playing field – many have become a part of our everyday parlance.
Ever wonder where the words 'sport', 'umpire' and 'drubbing' come from? Here's a short primer of sporting lingo ahead of the AFL and NRL Grand Finals.
Referee Matt Cecchin at a match between the Penrith Panthers and the Warriors.
AAP Image/Joel Carrett
It's not easy being a ref. Everyone's your critic, and you have to run more than 8km each match to keep up with the play.
In a different liga?
Holding fixtures abroad may be a money spinner – but it's not fair game.
No one is saying the tennis star wasn't angry. But it's worth asking whether you thought she was more angry because she is a woman.
Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy has been told to use social media less by coach Pep Guardialoa.
Social media is key when it comes to connecting clubs with fans and building a brand identity. But with great power, comes great responsibility.
Games such as chess should be a welcome addition to the activities available for prisoners.
Lost: Serena Williams after losing to Naomi Osaka in the women’s final of the US Open Tennis Championships, New York.
We need to consider changing the rules of tennis, to make them more consistent across tournaments and players.
Costs are rising across all sports in Australia, putting participation out of reach for some.
More government funding is needed to offset rising costs for registration, equipment and lessons and keep children involved in sport.
NFL player Colin Kaepernick, centre, started a protest against police violence by kneeling during the US National Anthem in 2016.
JOHN G MABANGLO
Nike has provoked a conservative backlash by using NFL player Colin Kaepernick in its latest campaign. But the move should be applauded.
The arts can help schools to really tackle the mental health crisis.
Andy Murray’s secret to success? Being good to himself.
Research confirms what the world’s elite sports stars already know – being kinder to yourself, and to others, and being grateful is good for your mental health.