The cost and the hassles involved can stand in the way of kids joining teams and taking part in organized activities. So can cultural barriers.
One of the world's biggest tech investors has bought a 10% stake in Manchester City's owners, valuing the group at nearly £4 billion.
We interviewed 12 female head coaches working in all levels of English football. Gender discrimination and sexism were only two of the reasons women don't reach top spots.
The African Cup of Nations is the continent's premier soccer tournament - but it's not being broadcast on TV as usual. Behind the blackout is a tale of court rulings and sour deals.
#getonside 2023 is Australia's fourth time bidding for the women's world cup, but the campaign feels brand new. With the sport's growing popularity – and equal pay for the women – is this our chance?
The AFL and NRL have larger fan bases, and soccer more youth participants. Rugby union must find new ways to grow interest in the sport to reclaim its place in the Australian sporting landscape.
If artificial intelligence can amaze us with its prowess, there are many areas where it falls flat when compared to human and animal intelligence.
Women's football has made great strides, but when it comes it comes to media coverage, governance or funding, female athletes still suffer greatly from gender bias.
Changing how a sport runs means appealing to many people who are invested — like coaches, parents and participants — and managing their concerns.
Survey of 3,000 players in 33 different countries outlines how difficult it is for women footballers.
High-profile cases of corruption, ticket touting and match fixing have led Italians to lose faith in the beautiful game.
Analysis of every goal-scoring opportunity at the 2015 Women's World Cup reveals the most effective ways for footballers to gain possession and create a chance to score.
The science of why people prefer to watch games with teams that are close in ability levels rather than a game where one team is far better than the other.
Female athletes barely receive more attention than horses and dogs. And if you're a woman who wants to become a sports journalist, you should steel yourself for some social media venom.
Here is a run-down on everything you need to know ahead of the championships.
The English Premier League was established in 1992 to do exactly what it is now doing.
Be careful before you rush your kids into so-called "talent identification" sports programs – you might be putting a whole lifetime of enjoyable exercise at risk.
The main sporting venues in Australian capitals have had an upgrade in recent times, with the notable exception of Sydney, where leaders seem mired in indecision and political bickering.
Commentators always like to imagine what players could have done better – we're using AI to prove it.
It's time Africa's top administrators tried to find out why top African players are choosing to represent European countries, so that they can work to rectify the situation.