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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?

Michael Daley takes on the SCG Trust, just like opposition leaders before him

Michael Daley takes on the SCG Trust, just like opposition leaders before him

NSW Labor leader Michael Daley is positioning himself against the powerful Liberal interests who run the SCG Trust. In decades gone by, the roles have been reversed.

Drug statistics don’t paint the whole picture

Drug statistics don’t paint the whole picture

Crikey readers discuss drug use in Australia, the Nationals and the need for public ownership of sport.

Foxtel is not the growth asset News Corp needs

Foxtel is not the growth asset News Corp needs

With News Corp's first quarter results on the way, we're sure to hear about the amazing performance of its latest addition. Proceed with caution.

If Steve Smith were a politician …

If Steve Smith were a politician …

Politicians should shut up about the integrity of sport. How would they handle the ball-tampering controversy?

How the Seven Network is failing the AFLW

How the Seven Network is failing the AFLW

After a big ratings dip, AFLW coaches are being asked to overhaul the game. With huge crowds and massive interest in the game, is that really the only factor at play?

Titus O’Reily presents A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport

Titus O’Reily presents A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport

Ahead of the spring racing carnival Titus O'Reily, Australia's least insightful sports writer, looks back on some of horseracing's most elaborate and/or idiotic scams.

Why didn’t we win more medals in Rio?

Why didn’t we win more medals in Rio?

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

SBS closes <em>Zela</em>, another door in female athletes’ faces

SBS closes Zela, another door in female athletes’ faces

SBS has quietly announced it is closing its women's sport website, Zela. Sports writer and Zela contributor Erin Riley mourns its passing.

Why does the Olympic Committee want to sue everyone?

Why does the Olympic Committee want to sue everyone?

The International Olympic Committee doesn't like people or businesses co-opting its brand. It doesn't like it one bit.