Aug 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.
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 ...
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.
Aug 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.
Aug 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.
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.
Sally WhyteJul 26, 20162 Comments
Australian athletes have been beating the world lately. But you wouldn't have read about it until now.
Sally WhyteJul 18, 2016
The International Olympic Committee doesn't like people or businesses co-opting its brand. It doesn't like it one bit.
Jason MurphyFeb 26, 20162 Comments
Is there room for non-tech thinking in Malcolm Turnbull's ideas boom?
Margot SavilleJan 18, 201616 Comments
James Hird's appearance at the Ethics Centre last night raised more questions than it answered.