The review was designed to map the trauma experienced in the West Australia Institute of Sport program, examine potential policy failures and recommend ways to make the sport safer.
Moving towards an athlete-centred approach to sport is one step in the right direction
The huppû, from modern-day Syria were celebrated athletes, trained in specialist academies, touring to foreign kingdoms, and facing the threat of arts funding cuts.
The Tokyo Olympic Games are being called the most gender-equal Games ever — but does that label hold up under scrutiny?
Making that choice is not easy but it is important to the longevity of an athlete’s career.
Gymnasts need to carefully calibrate their leg muscles to gain optimum spring from the floor, springboard or beam. And their arms are crucial for balance and creating the right amount of rotation.
Women’s elite sporting uniforms have long tried to balance ideas of “femininity” with athleticism – not always with success. But now women are increasingly taking control of their uniforms.
Tokyo will feature the most female athletes ever at an Olympics. But the Games do not have a good track record when it comes to gender equality.
Reform of New Zealand’s abusive gymnastics culture offers an opportunity to improve women’s sports in general.
As allegations of abuse in women’s gymnastics mount worldwide, it is time to raise the minimum age.
British gymnasts have spoken about a culture that promotes abuse as necessary to winning.
The age of the Industrial Revolution also saw a fitness revolution in Britain.
Simone Biles enters the 2019 World Gymnastics Championships already with the most all-around gold medals ever. The greatest of all time, she has changed the sport forever.
Laws like Title IX are supposed to shield athletes from abuse. But lax enforcement allows sports organizations to protect perpetrators over athletes.
Sexual abuse is a chronic condition that afflicts many other sports besides gymnastics.
From the shores of India to a gym on the high-street — the evolution of modern yoga.
Why children shouldn’t specialise in one sport too early.
Some Olympic moments are a timely reminder of the human capacity to bounce back in the face of challenge or failure. But why do some people wilt, while others seem to do over or go again?