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Collingwood Football Club President Eddie McGuire (Image: AAP/Michael Dodge)

Harsh actions drive culture change push at the elite end of arts and sport

The coronavirus crisis has revealed the folly of stacking the boards of cultural organisations with members of the corporate elite.

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Nine v News Corp sports punch-up is recasting the media landscape

As debate rages over when live sport can safely return, the NRL finds itself caught in the middle of the latest battle in the Australian media wars.

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Should sports doping be allowed?

Crikey readers go in on the scourge of sports-doping, ineffective regulation and dodgy sports administration — and make a case for doping's place in modern sports.

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Piracy of live sports the next big challenge for TV networks

Increasingly sophisticated piracy operations are threatening sports broadcast arrangements.

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.

Cristiano Ronaldo and sport’s lacklustre Me Too moment

Sport remains largely untouched from the social upheaval of the past year. Will an allegation of rape against Cristiano Ronaldo tip things over the edge?

Is this $1 billion cricket deal all it’s cracked up to be?

After four decades, Nine has lost the broadcast rights to the cricket. But the deal might not be total cause for celebration for new rights holders Foxtel and Seven.

Doping in sport is endemic and unstoppable — so what next?

Yes, athletes take drugs. No, we can't stop them. So where do we go from here? Dr James Connor , sports researcher and sociological academic, explores the options.

Keane: grand final or no, funding sport is a complete waste of money

Australia wastes billions of taxpayer dollars on elite sports funding and major sporting events for no benefit whatsoever. It's time to end it.

Players in action at the Quidditch World Cup

Cycling, golf … and quidditch: Aussies are world champion sportspeople after all

Australian athletes have been beating the world lately. But you wouldn't have read about it until now.