Petra Kvitova: champion asthmatic.
From Wimbledon champions to Olympic swimmers, asthmatics have reached the top and breathing technique is all important.
Nadal in training for Wimbledon.
As Wimbledon 2015 gets underway, the writing looks to be on the wall for Rafael Nadal. Will the Spaniard succeed where so many other top athletes have failed?
Tackling the legacy of the men’s game.
The terrible reputation of cheaters, divers, fraudsters and hooligans in the Premier League and beyond may be placing an artificial cap on the growth of the sister sport
Watching the footy could be in for a change with point-of-view crowd shots and 360 degree vision.
How you watch the footy could be about to change if Australian sports can embrace the new technologies that online broadcasting can offer.
Critics may sneer but pro-wrestling is a highly theatrical form.
A bawdy, sexist, overblown spectacle that celebrates a particularly regressive form of masculinity? The same might be said of a good deal of theatre – not to mention culture generally.
Usain Bolt surprisingly synchronised his steps with Tyson Gay (left) when he broke the world record at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in 2009.
Synchronising his steps with the next fastest runner may have helped Usain Bolt win the world record in the 100 metre sprint.
Drug testing has improved but athletes are finding new ways to get around the rules and the technology.
Canada celebrates winning goal against China on June 6 in FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Women's football has come a long way, but it is still some distance from competing with the men's game.
Wiggo is days away from 60 minutes of pain.
Riding a bike for 60 minutes doesn't sound like the hardest thing in the world, but trying to cover 55km will push the Tour de France winner to the limit.
Former rugby league player Alex McKinnon is said to be considering legal action against both Melbourne Storm and the NRL.
Proving negligence in sports injury legal cases comes down to establishing what goes beyond the "norm" in playing culture.
One shell of an idea.
Making a material impact – how auxetic materials could make sports stars safer.
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.
Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli is the English Premier League’s most abused player on social media, according to a new report.
The increased virtual presence of athletes continues to have a darker side.
Collingwood’s Lachlan Keeffe faces a ban of up to four years after testing positive to a performance-enhancing drug.
There may be career-ending sanctions for sportspeople who have inadvertently tested positive to a performance-enhancing drug after having consumed an illicit drug.
The process by which women become fans is more complicated and interesting than people previously imagined.
AAP Image/Joe Castro
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.
Thirty-four current and former Essendon players have been cleared of taking a banned substance during the club’s supplements program.
The so-called "blackest day" in Australian sport can now instead be described as the precursor to its foggiest period, following the exoneration of 34 Essendon players from taking a banned drug.
More than two decades after the World Medical Association called for a ban on boxing, knocking a person senseless is still condoned, even celebrated.
The death of a 23-year-old boxer and the lifting of cage-fighting bans in every state but Western Australia raise the question of why we allow violence that would be criminal outside a ring or cage.
Gold Coast Titan Greg Bird could face action by WADA on top of court charges stemming from drug supply allegations.
The World Anti-Doping Authority looks on from the sidelines in case there is an opportunity to punish athletes' involvement with illicit drugs out of competition.
Rugby union star Karmichael Hunt has been stood down by his club pending a court appearance on drug supply charges.
There is a tension between views of players’ rights under employment contracts and their responsibilities – both ethically and contractually
England players crunch into a tackle during the 2014 Six Nations.
The Six Nations tournament has put the sport's handling of head injuries into an uncomfortable spotlight.