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It's not just about prize money. It's about endorsements. It's about media exposure. It's about body image.
by Alexander Morgan - 18/11/2015 - 23 comments
Jarry Hayne has managed to carry the ball across the try line in the US, but the culture will require finer skills.
by Peter West - 24/09/2015 - 3 comments
With Bolt and Gatlin being the best male sprinters of Jamaica and the USA it is worth examining the performance of both for possible answers about the effectiveness of national drug testing programs.
by Chris Lewis - 31/08/2015 - 4 comments
For a start, booing people has a long tradition in Australian sport. Umpires cop it every week. Politicians have almost stopped going to sporting events because they get booed so enthusiastically.
by Syd Hickman - 31/07/2015 - 123 comments
But sports drug testing has indeed improved, at least for elite sportspeople subject to stringent testing under the WADA code, as evident by superstars of sport being caught in recent years.
by Chris Lewis - 24/06/2015 - 1 comment
Cricket is the sport of the talented broadcaster, the forensic examiner who doesn't merely dissect a game as it takes place, but ponders its evolution.
by Binoy Kampmark - 11/04/2015 - 1 comment
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the late Australian cricket champion and commentator Richie Benaud must have been one of the most flattered men in the sporting world.
by Mal Fletcher - 11/04/2015 - 1 comment
Just as Marx thought, with some justification, that religion kept people in their place, sport has the same narcotic influence on populations. It promotes a shallow tribalism and distracts us from the real concerns of life.
by Peter Sellick - 1/04/2015 - 12 comments
During 2012, the International Powerlifting Federation had a positive test result of 4.6 per cent for the total 2218 tests it conducted.
by Chris Lewis - 13/02/2015 - 1 comment
What he should not have done is to use the tragic death of Phil Hughes to mount a personal attack on the entire Australian cricket team.
by Adam Henry - 20/01/2015
Only a miniscule minority who are currently grieving ever met the man, let alone knew him well.
by Duncan Stone - 8/12/2014 - 16 comments
Even the Google landing page, the online world's most militantly uncluttered site, displayed his commemorative image of a bat leaning against a wall, casting its melancholy shadow.
by David Rowe - 2/12/2014 - 14 comments


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