Influencers boxing retired MMA fighters, YouTubers and basketball players detracts from the legitimacy of the sport. It’s a short-term business decision, plain and simple.
Johnson’s victory, in the manliest of sports, contradicted claims of racial supremacy by whites and demonstrated that Blacks were no longer willing to acquiesce to white dominance.
Why tackling in kids rugby must be banned to curb dementia risks.
Prison life is about routine: each day like the one before; each week like the one before it, so that the months and years blend into each other.
Twitter analysis shows how fans around the world flocked to the Tyson Fury brand.
New research reveals that routine sparring can have immediate effects on the brain, putting athletes at greater risk of injury when brain-muscle communication is impaired.
The boxing gym can be a place for young people to escape street life – but it’s also the home of a violent sport.
No ordinary sports writer: Hugh McIlvanney was one of the greats of 20th century journalism.
YouTube steps up to host its own live TV event, but where are the limits on its big stars’ behaviour?
Throughout American history, being a black celebrity has been a political act in and of itself. When viewed through this lens, the transition into politics for someone like Winfrey is more natural.
National team rules still aren’t doing diverse societies justice.
McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will both cash in, but does a boxing novice stand a chance against a legend?
Everything we know about the way experts’ brains work tells us that Mayweather is likely to win the fight.
Millions of dollars will be made by both sides from the fight but does boxing have more to lose than UFC in this big money head-to-head?
The reality of life as a female sports star.
Times change, but the pillar upon which society places its sporting heroes remains the same.
Forget tinkering with the rules of boxing. It’s time for a wholesale change. Let’s make hits to the groin the aim of the game and ban hits to the head.
Foxtel’s high-priced oligopolistic control over Australian pay TV has again clashed with the demands of sport fans and the increasingly sophisticated capture and relay technologies available to them.
Fury may help project an image, but out of the ring there are other things in play.
Wrestling is Senegal’s national sport. But the presence of an ethnic discourse within the sporting arena may well threaten the notion of the multi-ethnic nation state.