New Orleans Saints fans cheer from the stands during a game against the Denver Broncos in 2016.
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A recent study might explain why there's been such divergent, emotional responses to the NFL protests.
Robbie ‘Bones’ McGhie after playing in the 1973 Grand Final, in which his team, Richmond, won.
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Football has changed dramatically in the 35 years since Richmond last had a chance at the Grand Final. But while footy is now 'an industry', the arrival of the first women's league is to be celebrated.
Wilfied Zaha playing for England under-21s in 2013.
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National team rules still aren't doing diverse societies justice.
While this football player’s arms may look like they give him an onfield advantage, his fingers may actually be more predictive of his athletic ability.
Athletic ability is often linked to size – of muscles and bones. New studies are suggesting, however, that the relative size of two fingers could be more predictive of ability.
Everyone can stop talking about money for a few months. But expect more records to be set next year.
Heritier Lumumba describes his experience of racism at Collingwood Football Club in Fair Game.
Héritier Lumumba played for Collingwood Football Club until 2014, where his teammates called him "Chimp". His experience mirrors that of many other black men in Australia, particularly in the workplace.
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In 25 years of the Premier League, things have changed, but it's an ongoing battle.
328 football clubs, spanning all tiers of the game, are currently involved in the inquiry.
The FFA, headed by Steven Lowy, is currently beset by an array of challenges to its control of football in Australia.
It’s worth defending the principle that the national governing body, not the clubs and not the states, should run football in Australia.
Neymar looks to leave Barcelona.
Financial Fair Play rules require clubs' spending to match their earnings.
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It's all to do with PSG's Qatari owners.
Broadcaster Les Murray, who has passed away aged 71, was the archetypal team member.
Les Murray helped football transform itself from a predominantly migrant activity in Australia into what he loved to call 'the world game'.
England’s Lucy Bronze (right) and Spain’s Leila Ouahabi (left) battle for the ball during the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017.
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The reality of life as a female sports star.
Survivors of a stampede at Demba Diop stadium, Senegal. Eight people were killed when a wall collapsed after fighting started between fans.
As Senegal mourns the victims of the Demba Diop football stadium crush and searches for answers, it is to be hoped that lessons are learned, and consequences are swift.
The struggles of being a female sports fan.
Displaced team Velež Mostar FC’s far less glamorous postwar home, in the village of Vrapčići.
In many countries sports like football brings people together, but in Bosnia it re-emphasises the divides.
Scotland’s Erin Cuthbert in action as the team beat Ireland on July 7. Scotland are in the Euros for the first time in 2017.
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The teams and players to watch ahead of the tournament's kick-off on July 16.
The local game in Senegal is underdeveloped.
European football matches allow African fans to partake in the aspirational dreams exported worldwide by the Premier League or the Champions League.
Alexis Sanchez celebrates Arsenal beating Chelsea in the 2017 FA Cup final.
World soccer is the story of hyper-capitalism. What would fan and revolutionary thinker Frantz Fanon have thought about the state of the sport?
Best of 32 teams in 2014.
From 2026 there will be more teams, more matches - and more tickets sold.