Some evidence shows that hormonal fluctuations throughout the menstrual cycle can both increase and decrease athletic performance.
Women's sport makes up about 4% of all sports coverage. But during the lockdown, that has shrunk to almost nothing.
Could the pandemic be the end of the women's game? Action must be taken to safeguard it.
A new set of postage stamps pays tribute to the male voices of Australian sports commentary - but there have long been female sports broadcasters and their voices are getting louder.
#getonside 2023 is Australia's fourth time bidding for the women's world cup, but the campaign feels brand new. With the sport's growing popularity – and equal pay for the women – is this our chance?
Professional women's hockey is trying to emerge from a crisis by creating a players' union to improve pay and working conditions.
Men are still expected to prioritise sport over their families.
Bianca Andreescu's success provides an example of how to cover women’s sport and promote the athletic achievement of female athletes with hype and enthusiasm.
A sport psychologist on how sportspeople are taught to handle high-pressure situations.
They are the best in the world, but compared to men they are still treated as second best.
The best female athletes continue to be treated unfairly compared with male sportsmen.
Corporate brands have a potentially lucrative opportunity with women’s hockey. All they need to do is have a little imagination and take a chance on long-term potential.
The AFLW has come a long way in a short time. But amid calls for even faster expansion, more games and a longer season, it pays to remember that in footy you shouldn't go too hard, too early.
It is now time for fans and administrators to put their money where their mouths are and support women's sport in meaningful ways.
China want to win the World Cup by 2050. This year, its team didn't even qualify for the tournament. China has money, power and a dream – but that doesn't add up to soccer brilliance.
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.
Sportswomen still struggle for attention and too many girls are discouraged from taking sport seriously.
With its "Pro hijab" Nike has mainstreamed what is generally considered as an oppressive and marginalised garment.
And they are attracting record crowds: Lord's is a sellout for England vs India in the World Cup Final.