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Was the Hawks-Giants game the first AFL match played in snow?

Was the Hawks-Giants game the first AFL match played in snow?

A recent match saw snow appear as a surprise guest. But it wasn't the first time the game has been disrupted.

Racism is more than hatred. It’s emotional abuse.

Racism is more than hatred. It’s emotional abuse.

People of colour, even famous and successful ones like Ben Simmons, are expected to keep their heads down — to serve, to soothe, to entertain. When they don’t, the backlash is so swift and so vicious it can be dizzying.

Fight of the century: how boxing shaped modern media

Fight of the century: how boxing shaped modern media

Boxing matches changed the course of not only professional sports, but also broadcasting as we know it.

Keeping up with the Folaus

Keeping up with the Folaus

The Folau family are causing further headaches for the right and the religious freedom debate — with the latest installment involving Israel's cousin Josiah calling the Catholic church a 'synagogue of Satan'.

Smith and Warner rise to the Ashes

Smith and Warner rise to the Ashes

Will an ostensibly revamped and revitalised Australian cricket team be able to overcome the jeers and boos of England's fans as Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft return to The Ashes?

It's time to stop obsessing over these meaningless scandals 

It's time to stop obsessing over these meaningless scandals 

In terms of justice, truth, morality or social relevance, Shayna Jack's controversy contributes nothing at all.

How has Australian media covered our latest doping scandal?

How has Australian media covered our latest doping scandal?

The coverage of the Shayna Jack scandal proves there are often just two options for Australian tabloids: 'heartache and sadness' or 'crime and punishment'.

The concentrated brilliance of Diego Maradona

The concentrated brilliance of Diego Maradona

A new film explores the spectacular rise and fall of Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona — a star who was messy, ragged, political and human.

A history of Mack Horton's rivalry with Sun Yang

A history of Mack Horton's rivalry with Sun Yang

Mack Horton refusing to share a podium with Sun Yang is just the latest in a long string of controversies for the Chinese swimmer.

Have a drink, mate? Have a cane toad race, mate?

Have a drink, mate? Have a cane toad race, mate?

As controversy swirls around an outback camel race, we take a look at some of the country's wackiest races.