Joe Denly, left, was hailed for taking time out to attend the birth of his child. Anthony Martial, right, was fined.
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Men are still expected to prioritise sport over their families.
Bianca Andreescu serves to Serena Williams during the women’s singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships, on her way to making Canadian history.
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Bianca Andreescu's success provides an example of how to cover women’s sport and promote the athletic achievement of female athletes with hype and enthusiasm.
England’s captain Steph Houghton reacts to having a vital penalty saved in her team’s 2-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to the USA.
A sport psychologist on how sportspeople are taught to handle high-pressure situations.
Glittering prize: the FIFA Women’s World Cup on display in Paris.
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They are the best in the world, but compared to men they are still treated as second best.
USA vs Spain in a 2019 friendly.
The best female athletes continue to be treated unfairly compared with male sportsmen.
The Toronto Furies huddle up before their match-up against crosstown rivals, the Markham Thunder.
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Corporate brands have a potentially lucrative opportunity with women’s hockey. All they need to do is have a little imagination and take a chance on long-term potential.
Carlton’s Sarah Hosking in action in the 2019 AFLW grand final.
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The AFLW has come a long way in a short time. But amid calls for even faster expansion, more games and a longer season, it pays to remember that in footy you shouldn't go too hard, too early.
Salaries remain extremely low for AFLW players – one of the main obstacles to the league’s future sustainability.
It is now time for fans and administrators to put their money where their mouths are and support women's sport in meaningful ways.
China’s professional men’s soccer team did not qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
China want to win the World Cup by 2050. This year, its team didn't even qualify for the tournament. China has money, power and a dream – but that doesn't add up to soccer brilliance.
New research with elite sportswomen found half use hormonal contraceptives.
Not so “ladylike” – the netball rivalry between Australian and New Zealand will continue at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Commonwealth Games netball is an intensely physical and competitive affair. It's a far cry from netball's roots – the game was designed to shape women into model middle-class citizens.
Sportswomen still struggle for attention and too many girls are discouraged from taking sport seriously.
Egyptian athlete Manal Rostom wearing the Nike Pro Hijab.
With its "Pro hijab" Nike has mainstreamed what is generally considered as an oppressive and marginalised garment.
Big hitter: England’s Tammy Beaumont.
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And they are attracting record crowds: Lord's is a sellout for England vs India in the World Cup Final.
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.
Latvian Jelena Ostapenko won this year’s French Open at the age of just 20.
The unpredictability of women's tennis in 2017 should make us strongly question the performance of the official rankings – and not simply the players’ performance.
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Women's football was introduced in the Olympics a staggering 96 years after the men's event – and some sports still struggle with gender inequalities.
Football is now seen as a legitimate sporting pursuit for girls and women.
Playing football demands full-contact physicality. How does celebrating women playing elite level football impact the way gender and sexuality is perceived, experienced and made possible?
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).
Last week’s prestigious National Press Club address was delivered by the Australian Football League’s CEO, Gillon McLachlan, on the topic of “Australia’s game in a global environment”. This was an opportunity…