Multiple ownerships, mega-transfers and a foot in the door at FIFA. Beijing's bid for football power is a challenge to world soccer.
Footy isn’t just the dominant spectator sport and topic of conversation in South Australia. It’s a salve.
Women's soccer had just found its feet in the roaring '20s when state ruling bodies began to force female players from the field.
Foxtel’s high-priced oligopolistic control over Australian pay TV has again clashed with the demands of sport fans and the increasingly sophisticated capture and relay technologies available to them.
Just because you were good at sport does not mean you can coach without furthering your qualifications and experiences.
As the RBS Six Nations rugby tournament begins, the risk of injury is back in the limelight.
There has so far been scant understanding of – or credit given to – the historical background to the creation of the AFL women's league.
Examining our sporting heroes reveals much about ideas of national identity and who is accepted.
Research shows there are some common struggles among those who retire from being professional athletes but players can be successful in careers after sport.
Australian sport will never have the commercial clout to bring the economy out of recession or solve a regional unemployment problem. But it is more than a fringe player in the economic game.
Healing is hungry work – so watch what you eat.
Sport remains the most evocative public demonstration of difference between the sexes, so its importance to feminist politics cannot be neglected.
The relationship between commercialised sport and junior sport has largely been left to the periphery of Australian sporting analyses.
There is much work to do if Australia is to eradicate various barriers to participation in sport.
Despite strict rules on the use of the whip in Australian horse racing, some riders still breach them.
When athletes take a stand on sociopolitical issues, they have a public profile by which to showcase their views. But they face criticism that it is not their 'place' to comment on sensitive matters.
The problem of corruption in tennis is likely to be an ongoing threat. So, it is important that the Tennis Integrity Unit develop into a trusted and convincing anti-corruption team.
The main objections raised to FIFA"s planned expansion of the World Cup are that the decision has been made on financial and/or political rather than footballing grounds.
Don't be alarmed: it's no more dangerous than other sports, and in fact, it's actually good for your health.
Could the broader adoption of the Fast4 tennis format at the professional level prevent the rising trends in match durations, and make the sport more unpredictable?