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Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has topped the list of most marketable athletes.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during Super Bowl XLIX.
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As Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vows to fight his four-game suspension by the NFL, a scholar examines "deflategate" in the context of sports history and safety.
The AFL does best in attracting young women to games and then maintaining their loyalty in later years.
The AFL draws the biggest crowds in the country and its growth has been driven by female fans being drawn to the game and sticking with it as they get older.
The Green’s need to be more radical with their plans for sport.
The potential of sport is overlooked in the Green's manifesto.
The NFL’s winning formula has made it the most popular and profitable professional sport.
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It turns out, there are few benefits to remaining nonprofit, but many reasons to give it up.
Lib Dems keep sport on the sidelines.
Lib Dems want to "build a healthier society", but hardly address physical activity.
The real game gets filtered by the imaginary.
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Football games are now watched through a haze of statistics, generated by betting, fantasy football and video games.
Bend it like Miliband.
Labour hasn't made any new evident spending pledges for sports. Is it failing to see sport as a crucial part of culture?
The SNP manifesto only mentions sports in two places.
The SNP should acknowledge the role sport could have in many of their manifesto pledges.
The process by which women become fans is more complicated and interesting than people previously imagined.
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Men might believe that women don't have what it takes to be serious sports fans but new research into female AFL fans proves them wrong. Some women are footy converts, some have it in the blood – and some were born to it.
Rivals: Manchester United and Liverpool.
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The highest level fix in English football took place a century ago, but professional sport is still full of fixing allegations today.
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Keeping foreigners out of the Premier League won't make the England team perform any better.
Carson Yeung: convicted of money laundering.
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How football clubs are petri dishes for attracting laundered funds, all over the world.
Pitching to FIFA. One of Qatar’s planned stadia.
The big beasts of European club football have missed a chance to make a Champions League style land grab from the sport's governing body.
An Australian study found certain elite athletes were more at risk of taking drugs than others.
Our study found that 8% of the 1,684 elite Australian athletes we surveyed said they had used at least one of six illicit drugs – including ecstasy, cocaine and cocaine – over the previous year.
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