Casual sport can help communities thrive. But for many of Australia's most marginal communities, it's becoming harder to find a place to play.
We need a radical solution to clean up doping in elite sport.
Wallaby and Waratahs player Israel Folau's recent comments about gay people are just one example of the homophobia in Australian sport. Recent research suggests the problem is widespread.
The main winner of Commonwealth Games 2018 is ... the City of Gold Coast.
A 40-year partnership between Cricket Australia and the Nine Network ended today, with Seven and Foxtel securing media rights. The deal means more hours of coverage and is a big win for Foxtel.
Where else but on the sports field can an under-educated and even a troubled Aboriginal youth achieve celebrity status and social mobility?
New research with elite sportswomen found half use hormonal contraceptives.
Commonwealth Games netball is an intensely physical and competitive affair. It's a far cry from netball's roots – the game was designed to shape women into model middle-class citizens.
Of all sports, cricket is said to be the epitome of fair play. That has a lot to do with its long history.
If the Australian cricketers involved in a ball-tampering scandal manage to return to the game, and do so triumphantly, it is likely they will be forgiven – and some may even forget their role in it.
There are all sorts of ways of making a cricket ball swing, but Australia's players chose an illegal one.
Australia's cricketers were once known as tough but fair, but the latest ball tampering scandal has many asking how some of the leading players could have stooped so low.
Altering the condition of the match ball is against the rules of the sport, contrary to 'the spirit of cricket', and deemed to be 'unfair'. It is a form of cheating.
Preparations for next month’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast are pushing homeless people out of town, and out of the state. Sadly, that's not unusual for events of this sort.
Whenever Salah scores a goal, he performs sujood, the Islamic act of prostration. Fans' reactions to it underscore the state of British Muslimness today.
There is no major sporting competition in the world that has enjoyed such a run without crowning back-to-back champions as the NRL.
Sport can provide organ recipients with motivation and a chance to celebrate.
Michael Close's lawsuit raises questions about the legal liabilities of sporting clubs, venues and organisations.
Despite participation rates in women’s sport growing exponentially in recent years, the number of women in coaching positions has remained frustratingly stagnant.
Drinking coffee before exercising could make you run faster and lift heavier - if you've the right genes.