A BBC Wales investigation reported claims of a ‘toxic culture’ of sexism and misogyny within Welsh rugby’s governing body.
It remains to be seen how sports organisations implement and regulate transgender guidelines if some sporting bodies refuse to voluntarily adopt them.
Listen to the second episode of our series Uncharted Brain: Decoding Dementia via The Anthill podcast.
The dynamism, diversity and leadership the Black Ferns display on the rugby field now needs to be matched in the boardrooms and strategies of sports organisations.
Two of England’s leading clubs, Wasps and Worcester, are in administration
Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was carried off the field during a game on Sept. 29 after his second injury in only a few days, raising questions about NFL concussion protocols.
If the All Blacks again fail to fire against Australia in the first Bledisloe Test, perhaps the game’s administrators should take advice from another group of experts entirely.
The legacy of “muscular Christianity” has a big impact on Pacifika athletes’ views on gender and sexuality.
Lawmakers and governing bodies aren’t actively ensuring or promoting equitable access for women and girls. Instead, they’ve chosen to target trans women.
Girls’ rugby is a sport with higher than expected concussion rates. As the sport grows in popularity, preventing concussions is more effective than treating them.
A project to identify rugby’s technical terms aims to make the international game easier to play, ref and watch for everyone, regardless of their native tongue.
Will Rugby New Zealand’s report into culture within the Black Ferns finally be the tipping point for change – to put women at the heart of their own sports organisations?
Critics say rule changes have made one-sided games more likely in the NRL. But statistics suggest it’s no more predictable than other major Australian competitions such as the AFL.
Ahead of the Winter Olympics, an expert looks at the how more sportswomen are going professional, and what obstacles they face.
The use of a video to challenge rugby decisions is uncommon. But analysis is useful to make the game safe and fair.
Brain injuries and the long-term health effects in professional sport have become significant issues in the past decade.
Our research, conducted on elite rugby players, may someday mean concussions can be diagnosed right on the pitch.
Why tackling in kids rugby must be banned to curb dementia risks.
If “fairness” is why trans players have been banned by World Rugby, then sport bodies need to realize many athletes have an unfair advantage because of issues like class and cultural backgrounds.
Thankfully treatment has moved on from the cold sponge of the amateur era. But brain damage continues to be a serious risk in many sports.