The US sprinter, twice banned after failed drug tests, felt the force of public opinion as he won the 100 metres final at the World Athletics Championship. But is it time to start trusting athletes?
The pictures we see of women in sport have changed, but that might not be enough
Jamaican Usain Bolt is often hailed as the greatest athlete of all time. But when you crunch the numbers, his name doesn't come top of the list.
The so-called 'Mamils' are looking for good mental health – not a chance to relive their youth.
When financial times are tight, only those with soft power ambitions can see the economic sense in World Cups or Olympic Games.
It’s worth defending the principle that the national governing body, not the clubs and not the states, should run football in Australia.
Doping whistleblowers can face serious negative consequences including threats on their lives.
Lack of trust between Australia's cricketers and the game's governing body delayed negotiations in their protracted pay dispute. This relationship will need to be rebuilt in the coming months.
Girls in primary school are just as physically capable as their male classmates, our research shows.
Sports and the arts are now separated, but it wasn't always like this.
Les Murray helped football transform itself from a predominantly migrant activity in Australia into what he loved to call 'the world game'.
The reality of life as a female sports star.
And they are attracting record crowds: Lord's is a sellout for England vs India in the World Cup Final.
Professional sports is bucking major trends in industrial relations, such as a marked decline in both union membership and industrial disputes over recent decades.
The struggles of being a female sports fan.
The teams and players to watch ahead of the tournament's kick-off on July 16.
Tennis is as much a mental battle as a physical one.
Formula One owners Liberty Media, and perhaps even old-hand Bernie Ecclestone, might hold key to saving a crucial part of the sport's history.
Can there ever be a truly level playing field when it comes to visually imparied sport?
Try thinking of exercise as fun and something to enjoy with friends.