Can statistics work out who will win the various tournaments?
There is no major sporting competition in the world that has enjoyed such a run without crowning back-to-back champions as the NRL.
Australian cricket captain Steve Smith’s play during the recent Ashes saw him hailed as one of the greatest Australian players. So what do the numbers say?
The unpredictability of women’s tennis in 2017 should make us strongly question the performance of the official rankings – and not simply the players’ performance.
For 30 years, sports fans have been told to forget about streaks because the ‘hot hand’ is a fallacy. But a reanalysis says not so fast: Statistics show players really are in the zone sometimes.
Could the broader adoption of the Fast4 tennis format at the professional level prevent the rising trends in match durations, and make the sport more unpredictable?