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How the AFL conjured up its own crisis

How the AFL conjured up its own crisis

In attempting to defuse aggressive behaviour amongst fans, the AFL has somehow managed to create a PR crisis. How did the organisation get here, and what can it do to get out?

Israel Folau's case is simple, once you look past the distractions

Israel Folau's case is simple, once you look past the distractions

There are broader questions that don’t have clear answers, of course. But it's not so complex when you keep your eye on the ball.

Is this the AFL's watershed moment on online abuse?

Is this the AFL's watershed moment on online abuse?

To date, much of the social progression from both the AFLW and the AFL has come from the players themselves. Will the AFL and its main broadcaster finally take decisive action to protect players?

Why the Australian Grand Prix just isn't a winner

Why the Australian Grand Prix just isn't a winner

The event is hotly debated every year, and every year the government of the day defends it. What do the numbers tell us?

We should nationalise Australia's major sporting codes

We should nationalise Australia's major sporting codes

Sports fans are fed up with corporate capture of the leagues we follow. It's time to fight back.

What's with the off-court drama at the Australian Open?

What's with the off-court drama at the Australian Open?

Crikey untangles the ongoing tensions over players, power and pay in men's tennis.

#BettyInBronze: inside the campaign to commemorate Betty Wilson

#BettyInBronze: inside the campaign to commemorate Betty Wilson

There are 59 known bronze statues of male cricketers in Australia, and none of women. It's time for that to change.

How newsworthy is a horse killed at the Melbourne Cup?

How newsworthy is a horse killed at the Melbourne Cup?

Not very, according to the vast majority of media outlets.

Cricket boss: 'in these hard times for cricket, it's important to remember that I did nothing wrong'

Cricket boss: 'in these hard times for cricket, it's important to remember that I did nothing wrong'

Cricket Australia chairman David Peever lays out some hard truths about how the crisis engulfing Australian cricket is someone else's fault.

On the AFL's institutionalised acceptance of hatred

On the AFL's institutionalised acceptance of hatred

The AFL must condemn trolling and abuse based on gender identity or sexuality, or people like me, will continue to be hated for existing, writes Hannah Mouncey.