Sports can be a healthy place for aggression and combat. It can also be a space for us to build community, test our limits and build resilience - no matter what our age.
When sports coaches use psychological techniques and ideas that are based on shaky evidence, everyone loses.
Football presents itself as a neutral, universal and, in a way, desexualised sport. Yet despite widespread campaigns against homophobia, deeply negative attitudes about gay players persist.
The value of sport.
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As we reach the World Cup's halfway point, we're asking: what is sport worth? On today's episode, we explore the money and diplomatic power plays lingering behind the scenes of every big tournament.
Heavy hip-hop or heart-plucking instrumental strings? Every player has their favourites, but they all play their part in match preparation.
Sports fans are of two types: purists and partisans. The attitudes of both can affect the game. An expert explains which one you are and what that means.
We should consider the messages that violence and aggression in sports of all kinds give children and young people – and devise strategies to lessen the impact.
With leagues lobbying for their share, a thriving illegal market that needs to be stifled, and bettors chomping at the bit, the headaches are just beginning.
But those hoping for a boon in tax revenues could be sorely mistaken: Sports betting isn't as lucrative as it's often portrayed to be.
The main winner of Commonwealth Games 2018 is ... the City of Gold Coast.
Most Australians have double the recommended intake of protein already, meaning protein shakes are probably superfluous for most.
The federal government's 2018 budget allocates almost $50 million over five years to support sports programs for Indigenous peoples. The problem? The money is going to a non-Indigenous organization.
In the 1950s, NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers coined the term 'student-athlete,' which laid the groundwork for the organization to reap the windfall from its annual basketball tournament.
Binge drinking rises during March Madness among male college students who attend schools that made it to the men's basketball tournament. Researchers take a deeper look at the reasons why.
Can a computer model correctly predict the results of the first round in this year's tournament? These mathematicians think so.
Every March, millions of Americans watch the NCAA's annual college basketball tournament, while millions more fill in brackets to win their office pool.
A basketball computer program simulates millions of trajectories in search of the ideal shot.
What's in a name? Chamonix-Mont-Blanc was quick to harness the first Winter Olympics for its economic potential.
CBC and NBC's theme music that fills our ears before and after commercials and quietly accompanies intimate athlete profiles can actually have an impact on the way we view sports.
The Olympics have been plagued by doping, corruption and political problems. But academic and former Olympian Bruce Kidd says the Olympic Games are still an important humanitarian movement.