Athletes and coaches often describe abusive behaviour as ‘tough love’.
Professional wrestling has a bigger cultural bootprint than many people realise. How is wrestling breaking records and why does it matter?
The characteristics that make an athlete successful can also lead to their downfall.
In a landmark Senate report, the government was urged to take a greater role in overseeing compliance of concussion rules across sports leagues. Details, however, were in short supply.
The Rugby World Cup kicks off this weekend with hosts France playing New Zealand. Here’s why the All Blacks are still favourites to win the tournament, despite not being the official top team.
Members of the Wales and England squads have suffered hamstring injuries ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
New research shows that rugby players’ hamstrings are stiffer than active people who don’t play rugby.
Taking a proactive approach to your menstrual cycle can help promote your sports performance every day.
Understanding our menstrual cycle and taking a proactive approach to our periods is vital to improving sports performance.
Imagine what female athletes could achieve if they were free from body pressure.
Jordan Henderson is one of several big-name footballers who have moved to the Saudi Pro League.
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Money talks, and sportswashing often works. Some of football’s biggest names now call the Saudi Pro League home.
Women’s Super League clubs face troubling levels of debt.
Emotional labour is not recognized, nor valued enough, in coaching.
The emotional realities experienced by women coaches are adversely impacting their ability to thrive in a culture that doesn’t recognize or support key parts of their work.
Spain’s Esther González holds the trophy celebrating at the end of the Women’s World Cup soccer final between Spain and England at Stadium Australia in Sydney, Australia, on Aug. 20, 2023.
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By examining the FIFA Women’s World Cup performances, we can gain insights into the efforts countries are making to address gender inequality beyond sports.
Tourists walk past the Olympic rings in front of Paris City Hall with one year until the Paris 2024 Olympic Games opening ceremony, on July 26, 2023.
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The IOC needs to look beyond gender parity and work with international federations to address athletes’ conditions of participation in sports to achieve true gender equality.
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On August 6, the Australian Diamonds won the Netball World Cup for the 12th time – but it received a fraction of the coverage the Matildas are getting.
A group of tourists walk past the Olympic rings in front of Paris City Hall with one year until the Paris 2024 Olympic Games opening ceremony, on July 26, 2023.
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There is hope for a return to a more traditional and enjoyable Olympic Games with the upcoming 2024 Paris Games.
Canada forward Janine Beckie watches after attempting a shot during the first half of a SheBelieves Cup women’s soccer match against the United States, Feb. 16, 2023, in Orlando, Fla.
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Gender disparities in sport extend to injuries too. Female soccer players are at greater risk for ACL tears than males and it is clear immediate action is needed to address the non-biological factors for the injury.
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Statistics show how a change of approach by England’s team marks a dramatic break with the history of Test cricket.
Those critical of the new league’s potential should remember the NHL’s own uncertain beginnings.
The development of a new league in 2024 offers the potential for a more unified, higher-profile, higher-paying and more sustainable structure for women’s hockey.
There are several ways to help prevent a perilous rise in core temperature while being physically active in the heat.
Heat exposure is inevitable for those who work or are active outdoors. A heat acclimation protocol, combined with heat-mitigating strategies, is the best defence against heat-related injuries.
A sensational opening match win by New Zealand proves the doubters wrong and sets the stage for a milestone Women’s World Cup.