The party was over before it started for Louis Van Gaal.
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The sacking of Manchester United's Louis van Gaal shows football really is a funny game. But was anyone else to blame?
On their knees. Scrutiny and stigma for athletes has ramped up.
The history of the fight against drug taking in sport shows us why we're in such a mess right now.
England team position called into question.
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Some have questioned whether the England captain should be in the starting squad – here's how Rooney compares to his rivals.
Klip Klopp, watch him pop.
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Four football managers who made it to the top of their game with talent, and just a little charisma.
French authorities investigating.
There are days when you just want to think about buttercups and Jamie Vardy.
Eventing is a sport enjoyed by many Australians, but what are the risks?
How dangerous really is horse riding and sports like eventing? While there are risks, they can be managed, especially if we learn to understand horses better.
Horse wearing crank noseband.
With the 2016 Olympics in Rio on the horizon, the practice of clamping together the jaws of horses has still gone unchecked.
Choosing the right tactics?
Xi Jinping is spearheading an extraordinary bid to dominate the world's favourite sport. But will he take the Chinese people with him?
Fans who go to the stadium or barrack from their living rooms need to be assured that sport is real.
As the business of sport booms why does this come with an increasing frequency of integrity scandals of bribery, corruption and cheating?
Integrity in sport should start from the bottom up.
Efforts to wipe out doping, match fixing, corruption and other threats to sport integrity need to start at the local level.
Exactly how does one structurally define a fairy tale, and can we accurately describe The Foxes’ win as such?
The association representing AFL players is a good example of using a union model to give workers a voice.
In an increasingly individualised workplace, unions can no longer rely on organising tactics to survive. Instead, they need to undertake a major "rebranding".
There's clearly a growing enthusiasm for the sport but our experts crunched the numbers to see if this is just more middle-aged men in lycra (Mamils).
Referee Jared Maxwell gestures during this year’s Round 5 NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Brisbane Broncos.
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The data shows NRL referees get it right most of the time. So why do they still cop criticism?
The Southern Stars celebrate winning the Royal London One Day International Series in 2015.
There's been plenty of commentary about Novak Djokovic's recent remarks on women's bodies and the pay gap in sport. He's right that men and women are different – but female athletes are working a lot harder.
Even before the Grand National’s official starting date of 1839, British horse racing saw plenty of drama.
Neck and neck on the line.
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Has horse racing become too risky for the runners?
The AFL season opened this week. But on the day that Collingwood was slated to play Sydney, the media was focusing on much more than the footy. The Herald Sun alleged that 11 Collingwood players had positive…
Cruyff, a cultural figure as well as a footballing one.
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Why the loss of the pioneering great, Johan Cruyff, is being felt beyond the world of football.
Men's tennis number one offered an apology for comments made but truth is, it's a view long-held by many.