New research shows that the enforced layoff during the pandemic has put pressure on professional rugby players’ mental health.
It probably sounds bad or uncomfortable to you. But stiffness is part of what gives elite athletes the spring in their muscles.
Making sport accessible to ordinary people can be achieved if communities take control of their organisations.
The Toronto Raptors have the money to attract the NBA’s top players. Here’s why the league’s salary caps makes that so difficult.
Too often athletes are forced into a narrative in which their sport overtakes everything, to the detriment of their health and future happiness.
He was seen as ‘moody’ and ‘petulant’, but Murray was just a single-minded champion who deserves the success he has enjoyed.
There is no major sporting competition in the world that has enjoyed such a run without crowning back-to-back champions as the NRL.
There are good reasons why business has not been as successful as sports teams at implementing algorithmic decision-making.
After a doping ban, the famous sportswoman has been given an underserved break.
Since Michael Sam came out in 2014, no one in the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL has done the same. Are the barriers to coming out still holding firm? Or are there signs that the tide could soon turn?
Research shows there are some common struggles among those who retire from being professional athletes but players can be successful in careers after sport.
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.
Although the Olympics have come to an end, fans will continue to be gripped by the infinite micro-narratives that sports fixtures provide. But are these narratives comparable to literary creativity?