soccer December 2, 2023
While eulogies for former England manager Terry Venables describe a colourful character, in Australia he will be best remembered for one dream-shattering night in 1997.
sport November 18, 2023
From an Optus breakdown to a rising soccer star’s big break, a father’s release to an opposition player’s arrest, a six-wicket over to a 600-gamer’s farewell – the sporting month is off to an enthralling start.
basketball November 11, 2023
Decades after his retirement, interest in NBA legend Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson has not dimmed. A recent documentary, an HBO series on his 1980s Lakers and an 800-page biography are testaments to his enduring legacy.
sport October 28, 2023
The creation of fantasy sports leagues has allowed avid fans to become armchair coaches. But at what point is love of the game sacrificed to ruthless analysis and numbers on a page?
sport October 21, 2023
When it comes to revelling in the glory of sport, sometimes the written word can equal the mastery of those on the field or in the ring.
soccer October 14, 2023
A docuseries that could have been a deep dive into soccer superstar David Beckham’s fame and frailties delivers very little other than celebrity interviews and slick montages.
soccer October 7, 2023
As the first Australian to manage an English Premier League team, Ange Postecoglou is used to being underestimated. But he’s seizing opportunity, and is about to be taken a lot more seriously.
nrl September 28, 2023
If the family is, indeed, one of nature’s masterpieces, nowhere is this artistry more outstanding than in the world of elite rugby league, where two shining examples will go head-to-head during this Sunday’s NRL grand final.