Online abuse and institutional racism are ruining the beautiful game.
The AFL Grand Final is more than a physical contest between professional athletes: it is a day we collectively make meaning, and create culture.
Research has shown that betting advertisements can have a huge effect on young people, so why are gambling companies still allowed to sponsor sports?
Women's football has made great strides, but when it comes it comes to media coverage, governance or funding, female athletes still suffer greatly from gender bias.
Cantona was right to raise concerns about the future, says an expert on transhumanism.
The English Football League has no formal obligation to fans, even though its entire existence depends on them.
Technology in sport is a constant source of controversy as players and officials struggle to keep up.
Football coaches can improve their chances of winning tournaments by choosing a team based on a unique combination of factors.
The real cost of footballs transfer markets: how fake agents traffic African boys with dreams of playing in Europe’s biggest leagues.
Clubs are more wary about buying and selling.
A key tenet of Samoan culture emphasizes community, deference to authority and confronting fears – a mindset that makes an ideal football player. But it can extract a physical toll.
A new film chronicling the impact of racism on Indigenous football star Adam Goodes is both a damning and hopeful portrait of contemporary Australia.
Medicals will be happening left, right and centre ahead of transfer deadline day, here's what a screening actually entails.
Survey of 3,000 players in 33 different countries outlines how difficult it is for women footballers.
Many fans think the VAR is ruining the Women's World Cup.
The nervous Egyptian state hopes that fan-instigated stadium riots will not occur during the Afcon, following a clampdown on some fans.
High-profile cases of corruption, ticket touting and match fixing have led Italians to lose faith in the beautiful game.
Analysis of every goal-scoring opportunity at the 2015 Women's World Cup reveals the most effective ways for footballers to gain possession and create a chance to score.
The science of why people prefer to watch games with teams that are close in ability levels rather than a game where one team is far better than the other.
For years, women footballers have resorted to everything from strikes to lawsuits to fight for gender equity. Why is it taking so long to close the pay gap?