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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.

News Corp bets big on the gambling game

News Corp bets big on the gambling game

With heavy stakes in the gambling industry, News Corp is hellbent on separating Melbourne Cup punters from their hard-earned cash.

What will it take for Australia to stop supporting the Melbourne Cup?

What will it take for Australia to stop supporting the Melbourne Cup?

Each year, thousands of racehorses are killed in abattoirs. As a nation, we cannot justify this cruelty.

Australia's rising racehorse hypocrisy

Australia's rising racehorse hypocrisy

The confused outrage over mistreatment of horses reveals more concerning things about our cultural psyche than we may want to admit.

How do we create responsibility in horse racing?

How do we create responsibility in horse racing?

The shocking treatment and slaughter of retired racehorses stems from more than just a lack of rule enforcement in the industry. But there is a way forward.

Priming Everest

Priming Everest

The Everest is on the front page of Australia's major papers for the second year running. And there isn't even an Opera House-sized controversy to fuel the coverage this time around...

This season is make or break for the A-League

This season is make or break for the A-League

With a brand-new team set to enter the competition and the clock ticking on the current TV deal, this season shapes as a crucial one for the future of the A-League.