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Should it matter this much? A wealthy, successful individual expressed fury at the most popular object of vitriol in any sport.
by Binoy Kampmark - 12/09/2018 - 20 comments
So what should be the world's football? There are two possibilities Gridiron or American Football or Australian Rules.
by Peter Bowden - 17/07/2018 - 10 comments
Australia was always the outsider in the tournament, and a loitering one at that.
by Binoy Kampmark - 28/06/2018 - 6 comments
The focus on certain events is ridiculous given that testosterone helps all events that rely greatly on muscular power.
by Chris Lewis - 25/05/2018 - 9 comments
This predicament of what is behind ball-tampering runs through us and it springs from the heart.
by Spencer Gear - 13/04/2018 - 24 comments
It is about religious belief, honesty, integrity, the corruption of sport by commerce, the corruption of commerce by personal interest, and the duty of individuals to stay true to their own moral code, even against overwhelming pressure.
by Graham Young - 11/04/2018 - 31 comments
Has Australia dropped the ball? As a country, we're less competitive and fewer of us are participating. Sport used to be about building character and mental toughness through competition and yes, failing. Like life.
by Glen Anderson - 4/04/2018 - 4 comments
Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, the Australian cricket players who have been found guilty of ball tampering, have now been handed hefty bans.
An injunction against ball tampering may well be enforced but players have been engaged in affecting the shape and constitution of that red cherry since the game took hold on the English greens.
by Binoy Kampmark - 26/03/2018 - 8 comments
There is more reason to ban alcohol ads than to ban tobacco ads. Alcohol does far more damage than any other drug.
by William Spaul - 23/01/2018 - 8 comments
No longer do existing teams appear, but new franchises, where older concepts like playing for your team, your local side, are deemed irrelevant.
by Glen Davis - 22/11/2017 - 5 comments
As the IAAF president Lord Coe acknowledged, he could not guarantee that the 2017 World Athletics Championships will be drug free on the basis that 'people will always seek to cheat'.
by Chris Lewis - 16/08/2017 - 1 comment


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