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The game is now a troubling spectacle of physical danger and technological capture.
by David Rowe - 9/10/2019 - 4 comments
The English captain, Joe Root, has looked deracinated and listless in his approaches to Australia in the past. Archer was deliverance and opportunity.
by Binoy Kampmark - 22/08/2019 - 2 comments
The pressure on the captains, Joe Root and Tim Paine, will be intense, with every strategic and tactical decision subjected to rigorous scrutiny by cricket professionals and fans alike.
The media has been virtually unanimous in its commentary. The photo has been widely applauded, while criticisms of it on the net have been almost universally condemned.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 29/03/2019 - 44 comments
Playing the values game is a dangerous one. What, exactly, are
by Binoy Kampmark - 18/03/2019 - 50 comments
Corruption is endemic in all major international sports from drug taking to match fixing, it seems that the entire sporting supply chain is diseased.
by Vince Hooper - 24/01/2019 - 9 comments
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


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