Simone Biles’ recent Olympics withdrawal is a reminder for all of us to balance our passions with our emotional well-being — as both work in unison.
Pressure to take on ever more high pressure work and ever more responsibility is familiar to many. But saying ‘no’ can be especially difficult for people from racially minoritised backgrounds.
Strict enforcement of COVID-safe regulations in the Olympic Village could affect athletes’ mental health. Their performance could suffer too
For elite athletes, even mild COVID-19 vaccine side effects can throw their training plans off course. But they can plan ahead.
Reform of New Zealand’s abusive gymnastics culture offers an opportunity to improve women’s sports in general.
Specialising in one sport early on in childhood carries greater risk of burnout, injury, and dropout from the sport.
Kenyan marathon legend Eliud Kipchoge is bidding to break the mythical 2-hour barrier in Vienna this week. Analysis of previous world records suggest he needs to find an extra 15 second from somwhere.
High-profile athletes have been speaking out against the eligibility of transgender women in elite female sporting competitions.
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.
Retiring from a career in elite sports can be stressful in a number of ways, something the former tennis world number one understands very well.
Too often athletes are forced into a narrative in which their sport overtakes everything, to the detriment of their health and future happiness.
What does the sale of the ‘home of football’ have to do with grassroots development?
Why do big events that showcase elite sport fail to motivate people to get active?
New research with elite sportswomen found half use hormonal contraceptives.
The Therapeutic Use Exemption system of banned medicines in sport creates more problems than it solves, is open to abuse and is simply unfair.
Former tennis star Jelena Dokic’s story of disturbing abuse suffered at the hands of her father raises alarm bells about children in elite sports.
Having a baby could provide even more motivation.
The reality of life as a female sports star.
The telltale signs of burnout … and what to do about them.
Australia’s biggest prize pot for computer gaming is up for grabs this weekend which shows our growing interest in the multi-million dollar eSports industry.