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.
A mix of alcohol, heightened emotions and toxic masculinity are to blame for surges in family violence perpetrated by sports fans.
Football could take a leaf from rugby union's book on how to treat head-injured players, pitch side.
Race still plays a big part in South African society. Sport is no exception.
Wallaby and Waratahs player Israel Folau's recent comments about gay people are just one example of the homophobia in Australian sport. Recent research suggests the problem is widespread.
New research has found a tipping point which pushes the probability of rugby player concussion above 50%.
Many sports leagues have salary caps and drafts to maintain competition, but they not only hurt players but aren't that effective at keeping fans.
It seems obvious that a game should be suspended if it's too hot to play, but it's not as easy as implementing a maximum temperature.
The rules favour the few.
The rugby league world cup final on December 2 is between traditional heavyweights Australia and England. But the real story is the rise of diaspora national sides like Tonga, Fiji and Lebanon.
Sport participation in South Africa remains rooted in the dilemmas of colonial society. It necessitates an ongoing need for discourse, debate and dialogue on decolonisation in sport history.
South Africans supporting visiting New Zealand rugby teams took root in a tumultuous time as an expression of defiance against apartheid.
The business of sport in South Africa is coming under the focus of the Competition Commission on concerns that some practices may be uncompetitive.
Many parents may insist on their child wearing headgear in the belief they are reducing the injury risk, when in fact the opposite could be true.
The reality of life as a female sports star.
The birth certificates of the 41 players in the squad touring New Zealand are an eclectic mix.
Taking on the All Blacks is a daunting task – but there is hope for the visitors.
But how do you tackle the country's losing streak?
English-speaking rugby referees are aiming to improve their foreign language skills – but how will this affect the game?
Several initiatives have been launched to foster a sporting culture more conducive to the involvement of women in South Africa, including new laws. But evidence shows much still needs to be done.