My Little Pony fan, Michael Anderson, a Brony, at the Dragon Con science fiction and fantasy convention in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, in 2014.
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The adult fans of My Little Pony are both a blessing and a curse for marketing the new movie.
The struggles of being a female sports fan.
Being a footy fan is about more than just supporting a team.
More and more, the culture of elite, professional footy is characterised by commercialisation and corporatisation.
Fans in Australia are held to ransom if they want to enjoy a beer at the footy or cricket.
Overpriced and low-quality beer at sports stadiums leaves fans feeling exploited. Here's how that can change.
John Glenn stands in the NASA mailroom surrounded by thousands of letters sent to him.
John Glenn Archives, The Ohio State University.
Letters from would-be girl astronauts in the 1960s tell part of the complicated story of sexism – in both NASA and the US at large – at the dawn of the space age.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry flexes during a preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Many decry 'superteams' like the NBA's Golden State Warriors as bad for the sport. But psychology research shows that they also make us more likely to watch – and bask in the joy of seeing them fail.
The 'Jesus' controversy is often considered a watershed moment in the Beatles’s career. And yet it remains largely misunderstood.
Fans who go to the stadium or barrack from their living rooms need to be assured that sport is real.
As the business of sport booms why does this come with an increasing frequency of integrity scandals of bribery, corruption and cheating?
The FFA should pay more attention to recent history, rather than reacting to external forces with dubious intentions.
No-one seriously believes that football – followed by so many, and accepted as legitimate by most of the community – could be killed off in Australia by a handful of media mouthpieces.
Some fans take their sport very seriously such as this Hawthorn supporter during the 2013 AFL Grand Final. But what if you don’t have a team in the finals?
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Which team you support in sport can depend on many things. But who should you barrack for in this packed weekend of sport if none of your favoured teams are in any of the games?