Throughout American history, being a black celebrity has been a political act in and of itself. When viewed through this lens, the transition into politics for someone like Winfrey is more natural.
National team rules still aren't doing diverse societies justice.
McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will both cash in, but does a boxing novice stand a chance against a legend?
Everything we know about the way experts’ brains work tells us that Mayweather is likely to win the fight.
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 reality of life as a female sports star.
Times change, but the pillar upon which society places its sporting heroes remains the same.
Forget tinkering with the rules of boxing. It's time for a wholesale change. Let's make hits to the groin the aim of the game and ban hits to the head.
Foxtel’s high-priced oligopolistic control over Australian pay TV has again clashed with the demands of sport fans and the increasingly sophisticated capture and relay technologies available to them.
Fury may help project an image, but out of the ring there are other things in play.
Wrestling is Senegal’s national sport. But the presence of an ethnic discourse within the sporting arena may well threaten the notion of the multi-ethnic nation state.
For his fight with Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, Kell Brook had to gain weight in just the right places.
Muhammad Ali was much bigger than boxing. He came, from the late 1960s onwards, to symbolise resistance to racism, militarism and inequality.
Central to the celebrity Muhammad Ali achieved was his exceptional ability as a boxer.
He moved from fearsome warrior to benevolent monarch and then benign venerated figure. Now Ali has moved on again.
We mustn't allow convicted rapists or abusers to continue as role models.
The boxer's recent remarks represent everything that is wrong with attitudes towards gender and sexuality in professional sport.
Southpaw looks set to be a fairly familiar boxing movie. So what can we expect?
Unlike the Women's World Cup in Canada, in Baku no one will see the strides forward for women's sport.
A perfect storm of personalities, demand and money has created unprecedented hype. How should the media respond?