Elite football teams that do not have a winter break lose on average 303 more player-days per season to injuries than those teams that do.
Cameroon being stripped off hosting the Africa Cup of Nations affects its international reputation and is likely to impact the economy.
The main sporting venues in Australian capitals have had an upgrade in recent times, with the notable exception of Sydney, where leaders seem mired in indecision and political bickering.
Research shows sport is commonly a bastion for male dominance and privilege.
Commentators always like to imagine what players could have done better – we're using AI to prove it.
It can be tough at the top for football managers.
So far, Manchester United's poor performance on the pitch has not hurt its bottom line. But it's only a matter of time.
Football plays an important role in American culture. Experts point out some ethical questions you might consider asking this season.
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.
Like epic poets, AFL commentators improvise in short phrases, not sentences, because it creates vivid images of fast action.
Holding fixtures abroad may be a money spinner – but it's not fair game.
Reports of sexual assault increase by as much as 41 percent when the local college football team plays, according to researchers who say the increase is related to the drinking culture on campus.
It's not all about tiki-taka football. Our new research revealed how a unique philosophy, excellent coaching and cutting edge sports science help FC Barcelona get the best from its players.
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.
Many Americans seem to like seeing communist ideas in action, but have a visceral reaction to the word ‘communism.’ Might it be time to refresh an old ideology with a new set of terms?
More government funding is needed to offset rising costs for registration, equipment and lessons and keep children involved in sport.
Sports science suggests not.
Meet the concept of 'individual value'.
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?