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How to survive a grand final BBQ when you know nothing about football

How to survive a grand final BBQ when you know nothing about football

Sally WhyteSep 30, 2016

"Sportsball" is incorrect. Let's clear that one up right away.

Reasons to support the Bulldogs that have nothing to do with sport

Reasons to support the Bulldogs that have nothing to do with sport

Sally WhyteSep 28, 20168 Comments

Why you should go for the Doggies on Saturday, as written by a dyed-in-the-wool Bombers fan.

Failed experiment GWS Giants the elephant in the change room

Failed experiment GWS Giants the elephant in the change room

Adam SchwabSep 26, 201617 Comments

The AFL has thrown its (financial) weight behind the Giants. But what has it got to show for it?

Sisters are doing it for a fraction of the pay: how much are our female athletes earning?

Sisters are doing it for a fraction of the pay: how much are our female athletes earning?

Sally WhyteSep 19, 201610 Comments

If you are a female athlete, which sport will pay you a living wage?

And the gold for whingeing about not winning goes to …

And the gold for whingeing about not winning goes to …

Dr James ConnorAug 24, 20168 Comments

Suddenly everyone is an expert in the world of elite sport, where winning is all that matters. Sports researcher and sociological academic Dr James Connor says the post-Olympic recriminations are as Australian as green and gold.

Why didn't we win more medals in Rio?

Why didn't we win more medals in Rio?

Alan DaviesAug 23, 20167 Comments

If Australians want to improve the medal prospects of their athletes in Tokyo and beyond, they've just one solution ...

Is Michael Phelps really the greatest ever Olympian?

Is Michael Phelps really the greatest ever Olympian?

Myriam RobinAug 17, 20164 Comments

Michael Phelps has a lot of gold medals, sure. But he has half a dozen chances to win a medal at each Olympics -- most athletes only have one.

How to deal with drug cheats at the Olympics

How to deal with drug cheats at the Olympics

Michael BradleyAug 11, 20161 Comment

Do athletes have to accept that the playing field is sometimes uneven and play against drug cheats? Freelance writer and lawyer Michael Bradley says our Olympians have had a gutful.

Bronzed Aussies a stain upon our national character

Bronzed Aussies a stain upon our national character

Ben PobjieAug 9, 20165 Comments

The Olympics' motto is "Faster, Higher, Stronger", not "Sorta Fast, Not Quite High Enough and Not As Strong as The Other Guy". Stop celebrating bronze medals, writes Ben Pobjie.

The magic formula for winning more Olympic medals

The magic formula for winning more Olympic medals

Alan DaviesAug 4, 20162 Comments

Certain countries consistently take the lion's share of medals at the Olympics, but it's got little to do with national character and a lot to do with national wealth and political commitment.

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