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Rorters, take note. Buying votes is tempting but it doesn't seem to work

Rorters, take note. Buying votes is tempting but it doesn't seem to work

The sports grants affair stands testament not just to the deviousness of much of the political class, but also to its egotism

Topspin: the papers flogging Rafa's sponsors to score an interview

Topspin: the papers flogging Rafa's sponsors to score an interview

The Age took a stand against PR interviews at the Australian Open over the weekend. Who was happy to play the game?

Greyhound industry bites back

Greyhound industry bites back

A letter from the chief executive officer of the NSW Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission.

Gone are the dogs: governments have totally abandoned their promises on greyhound welfare

Gone are the dogs: governments have totally abandoned their promises on greyhound welfare

The greyhound racing industry is still being showered in taxpayer funding, even as it slaughters dogs.

McKenzie's magic maths: numbers show how badly government rorted sports grants

McKenzie's magic maths: numbers show how badly government rorted sports grants

The ANAO has precisely laid out how a Coalition minister and her staff spent taxpayer money on the government's re-election campaign.

Anatomy of a rort: how the Coalition spent $100 million in grants to help its election campaign

Anatomy of a rort: how the Coalition spent $100 million in grants to help its election campaign

In the most blatant rorting of a grants program ever seen, Nationals minister Bridget McKenzie oversaw the use of a $100 million program to help the Coalition win the 2019 election.

It's not just Russia — there are doping cheats everywhere

It's not just Russia — there are doping cheats everywhere

Despite recent bans around the world, the only certainty is that sports doping will continue, international bodies will be ineffective and the athletes who try to follow the rules will lose.

An incomplete list of reasons why Australia won't celebrate Margaret Court

An incomplete list of reasons why Australia won't celebrate Margaret Court

Tennis Australia won't be rolling out the red carpet for Margaret Court this year. Let's see if we can figure out why...

Horse racing slows despite News Corp cheer squads

Horse racing slows despite News Corp cheer squads

News Corp has predictably come out hard against falling enthusiasm in horse racing.

Industry figures bring out the whip against <em>7.30</em> racing revelations

Industry figures bring out the whip against 7.30 racing revelations

Following the ABC's latest expose on the dark side of horse racing, enthusiasts and industry figures like Alan Jones have come out swinging in the sport's defence.