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.
To what extent do hours of practice, development squads and role models really make a difference?
When it comes to winning Olympic gold, it turns out timing isn't everything.
Efforts to wipe out doping, match fixing, corruption and other threats to sport integrity need to start at the local level.