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Razer’s Class Warfare: on loving boobs ironically

We abhor strip clubs but love burlesque, denounce the Legends (read: lingerie) Football League but watch equally scantily clad ladies play roller derby. We still want to masturbate to naked women, but now there is a mocking panache.

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The Bulldogs’ new female CEO could be a game-changer

Is a crack forming in the glass ceiling of professional sporting codes? The Bulldogs’ appointment of the first female to run a footy team is a step in the right direction, writes Crikey publishing director Marina Go.

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Female cricketers catch a raise, but other athletes struggle

Australia’s female cricket team has won a pay rise that means some players will be able to quit their day jobs. But other female athletes struggle to balance training with work.

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Misguided feminism finds offence everywhere — even a horse

The latest confected feminist outrage is over The Daily Telegraph naming a horse as sportswoman of the year. Here’s why that just doesn’t matter — while there’s plenty else that should.

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The case for more women in sport — on and off the field

Senator Kate Lundy says the real challenge for the Australian Sports Commission is not how much funding it’s handing out, but how it can spend it effectively.

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Women of the 2010 World Road Cycling Championships

Most of the images and words we see of cycling are of the men, struggling heroically up a mountainside in France or Italy, sweat dripping from furrowed brows etc. Bob Gosford takes a look at the ladies of the cycling world.

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Women go the biff in the Alice

Boxing made a welcome return to central Australia this weekend, with fighters from all over the country and a contingent from Ireland descending on Alice Springs to slug it out. Bob Gosford reports from ringside.

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The poker night I faced down Le Schiffre and made rent

Poker is becoming more popular and women are placing their bets with purpose. Helen Razer entered a tournament in the hope of improving her game, but then things got out of hand.

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Keeping women in their place: on the Brownlow red carpet. Wearing dresses.

Why would a woman want to commentate on football? Is it supposed to be cute? They should stick to wearing revealing dresses on Brownlow night Ben Pobjie is horrified.

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Sporting administrators must look beyond male, white and straight

The news this week that the AFL is to incorporate ongoing training to boot homophobia out of the code has had an enthusiastic response not only locally but overseas as well, writes Rob Mitchell.

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