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Broadcasters worried new online competitors will steal their plays on sports broadcasting

Broadcasters worried new online competitors will steal their plays on sports broadcasting

Glenn DyerAug 17, 2017

Seven CEO Tim Worner says sports broadcasting is at a "tipping point" in Australia, but new online invaders Amazon and Netflix are just following Murdoch's lead.

Farewell to Les Murray, a true Australian gentleman

Farewell to Les Murray, a true Australian gentleman

Charlie LewisAug 1, 20176 Comments

Les Murray believed in soccer, and we believed in him.

Howzat: how the tide turns when unionists wear cricket whites

Howzat: how the tide turns when unionists wear cricket whites

Charlie LewisJul 3, 20173 Comments

How does the relatively sympathetic coverage of Australian Cricketers' Association pay demands compare with industrial action from any other union?

LEAKED: Turnbull govt caves to Margaret Court, vows to appoint more sporting icons to AHRC

LEAKED: Turnbull govt caves to Margaret Court, vows to appoint more sporting icons to AHRC

CrikeyJun 15, 20172 Comments

Finally, the recognition Sam Newman deserves.

A potted history of John Coates' Australian Olympic Committee woes

A potted history of John Coates' Australian Olympic Committee woes

Kanika Sood and Sophie WenderothMay 5, 20172 Comments

How embattled AOC president John Coates came to be so, well, embattled. Crikey interns Kanika Sood and Sophie Wenderoth report.

Why the AFLW matters, and not just to women

Why the AFLW matters, and not just to women

Sally WhyteFeb 3, 20172 Comments

There are just eight teams in the first women’s league. One day there will be 18, just like the men’s league, and the women will get paid so well they don’t have to work second jobs.

Equal pay and health insurance? I'd like to see that

Equal pay and health insurance? I'd like to see that

Angus SmithJan 25, 20174 Comments

The AFL Women's league is drawing crowds, but the players will be paid only a fraction of what their male counterparts are, writes freelance journalist Angus Smith.

What the wait staff see at the Spring Racing Carnival

What the wait staff see at the Spring Racing Carnival

Anthea BatsakisNov 1, 20164 Comments

Crikey intern Anthea Batsakis worked as a waitress in a high-end marquee at last year's Cup Carnival. And the glamorous sheen wears off pretty quickly.

Pauline Hanson mutates into a perversely relatable Halloween horror on Cup day

Pauline Hanson mutates into a perversely relatable Halloween horror on Cup day

Helen RazerNov 1, 201620 Comments

As much as I’d like to believe I have even less in common with that banshee than I do with the patrons of the Melbourne Cup, I concede Hanson's confusion is also mine, writes Helen Razer.

Anti-Cup protesters not horsing around when it comes to animal cruelty

Anti-Cup protesters not horsing around when it comes to animal cruelty

Denham SadlerOct 31, 20169 Comments

An anti-horse racing group is circumventing traditional advertisers to get its message out to the public, freelance journalist Denham Sadler.