Modified ball sports, like walking rugby, are increasingly popular with older people.
For the millions celebrating on the Champs-Elysées last month, Frenchness was not just an idea, it was an intense shared experience. But what happens to that identity when the celebrations end?
How can sporting events like the Asian Games contribute to global peace?
Does the International Baccalaureate make for a better rounded education for students?
Should athletes who dream of making it to the Olympics start their journey as young children? Research shows that specializing in a specific sport at a young age is not the best approach.
The new-look Sport Australia body will put more emphasis on innovation and fighting corruption, but questions remain about funding and measurable targets.
More needs to be done to stop professional athletes reaching crisis point with their mental health.
Fans have shown they're willing to watch major sporting events on devices other than traditional TVs, but the technology is letting them down.
Be careful how you reward success. Was it achieved through hard-earned skill or just a lucky break?
Croatia lost to France but has won unprecedented public exposure.
For players in this World Cup's England squad, even getting picked to play is at the end of a very long road.
In the hunt for the next Messi, conventional wisdom favours football players with lots of experience at an early age. Research and England's example may advocate a different approach.
Every England fan in Moscow knows that that football is 'coming home', but can England really claim to be where the world's most popular sport rests its head?
Some on the left view sport as a distraction. But life is a struggle. And there shouldn't be anything wrong with finding something to celebrate.
Football presents itself as a neutral, universal and, in a way, desexualised sport. Yet despite widespread campaigns against homophobia, deeply negative attitudes about gay players persist.
Real life attackers won't follow a carefully choreographed fight sequence – that's why training is essential.
An expert gives a few tips on what makes the perfect penalty football kick.
The value of sport.
The Conversation45.1 MB (download)
As we reach the World Cup's halfway point, we're asking: what is sport worth? On today's episode, we explore the money and diplomatic power plays lingering behind the scenes of every big tournament.
The way we talk about football reinforces the idea that the men's sport is the norm, and women's the exception.
Alcohol has several negative effects on post-exercise recovery and rehydration, and should be avoided after sport and exercise