We ask a lot of athletes, and with a drug cloud over elite sport in Australia we will ask to invade their privacy even more. It's unfair and pointless, writes sports researcher Dr James Connor.
Forget journos and sporting clubs, athletes hold the real power
Traditionally, sporting clubs and journalists break the news when a player moves to a different team. But after seeing basketballer LeBron James announce his move to Miami live on televsion, perhaps it is the athletes that now have all the power.
Kenyans: really fast, really broke
Kenya produces some of the fastest runners on Earth -- yet few are even making a fraction of what their slower Western counterparts earn.
Why athletes are geniuses
It's not just a superhuman body that sets elite athletes ahead of the pack: their brains need to be just as exceptional. Which means the likes of Brendan Fevola and David Beckham are actually geniuses -- despite all evidence to the contrary.
A brief history of great sporting code switchers
Rugby League pin-up boy Karmichael Hunt is switching codes to join the AFL’s newest franchise, the Gold Coast Football Club. We take a look at other sporting switch-hitters and whether their big gambles paid off.