Incidents of sexual misconduct, and how they have been handled, highlight the lack of accountability in professional sports, and the problems that this situation creates.
A new study explores the how the celebrity and status of professional footballers in the “Big Five” European leagues can affect both performance and pay.
The establishment of a professional tennis players’ association that advocates on behalf of professional athletes brings to the foreground the conflict between athletes’ needs and corporate interests.
Sports is typically a reflection of society, not an exception to it. COVID-19 seems to have turned the model of professional sport inside out.
Many of us would probably like to watch some professional sports right now. But wouldn’t we rather Canada live up to its international legal responsibilities to respect the rights of asylum-seekers?
Professional women’s hockey is trying to emerge from a crisis by creating a players’ union to improve pay and working conditions.
Men are still expected to prioritise sport over their families.
Should sports journalists be able to hold athletes to account?
It probably sounds bad or uncomfortable to you. But stiffness is part of what gives elite athletes the spring in their muscles.
When the Canadian Women’s Hockey League announced it was folding, it was seen as a setback for women’s hockey. But history suggests the death of one hockey league leads to new opportunities.
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.
Media giants like ESPN may have thought that eSports was a fad but not anymore. Revenue from eSports video games are set to take over traditional sports leagues.