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Nowhere is the racism in sport issue better understood than in the US given that the African American population has been around 10-12 per cent since 1890.
by Chris Lewis - 10/09/2021 - 21 comments
Colin Tatz, then an ANU Visiting Professor in Politics and International Relations, argued in 2017 that Australia only excels at a few sports with little international competition.
by Chris Lewis - 11/08/2021 - 10 comments
Australia's Channel 7 team was all about ignoring history as its selected commentators went into describing, poorly, the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.
by Binoy Kampmark - 10/08/2021 - 2 comments
At face value in terms of medals won, Australia's performance in athletics pales in comparison to other Olympic Games (OG) sports.
by Chris Lewis - 9/08/2021 - 5 comments
Such credits do nothing to remove existing emissions in the way that soil carbon sequestration or direct air capture does, giving an accountant's version of carbon neutrality.
by Binoy Kampmark - 4/08/2021 - 5 comments
The Olympic business model means that host cities invariably lose out. Brisbane will need a heroic effort to avoid that fate.
by Graham Young - 30/07/2021 - 14 comments
It will not matter that athletes suffer infections. It will not matter that they will be spread. It will be irrelevant that the Japanese public do not want these games.
by Binoy Kampmark - 28/07/2021 - 4 comments
Smarter testing means while tests are fewer, athletes are just as likely, if not more so, to be caught when cheating.
by Chris Lewis - 26/07/2021 - 3 comments
The second reason is that some national leaders, namely those in countries where the government is not accountable to voters or taxpayers, seek to demonstrate political and economic power.
by Chris Lewis - 21/07/2021 - 4 comments
Women make up 53.5% of the Australian Olympic team. Is this affirmative action gone rogue, or a fair representation of the preformance of the sexes?
by Chris Lewis - 16/07/2021 - 9 comments
Yes, giving up is no longer an option for Barty. Having rolled over brilliant Gerber in the semi-final, she was not going to be a wilting flower.
by Andris Heks - 12/07/2021 - 113 comments
International rugby and domestic soccer lag well behind the entrenched franchises of League and Rules.
by Chris Lewis - 18/05/2021 - 7 comments


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