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Sport February 23, 2019

Darren Weir and integrity in racing

Trainer Darren Weir’s fall from grace over the possession of electronic shock devices has stunned horse-racing enthusiasts both here and overseas. But could it help efforts to clean up the sport?

Sport February 16, 2019

‘I want us girls to learn self-defence’

For 11-year-old black belt Evie Cassel, taekwondo has provided an education in life as well as sport.

Sport February 9, 2019

AFLW brings positives for sport

Season three of AFLW has kicked off, but beyond the on-field results and player performances, there’s a lot at stake for women in general.

Sport February 2, 2019

The Hakeem al-Araibi case

How politics, power struggles and the 2022 FIFA World Cup are all at play in the detention of Melbourne-based soccer player and Bahraini refugee Hakeem al-Araibi.

Sport February 2, 2019

NBA rookie Jonah Bolden on life with the Sixers

Never short on self-belief, 23-year-old NBA rookie Jonah Bolden has found success with the Philadelphia 76ers. But his interests don’t just lie on the basketball court.

Sport January 26, 2019

The sacking of Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic

The dumping of Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has polarised Australia’s soccer community, with claims of everything from a psychological damaging team culture to a manipulative ‘lesbian mafia’.

Sport December 22, 2018

The Boxing Day Test

For cricket fans disillusioned and despondent over Australia’s ignominious fall from Test cricket grace, the current series against India promises the best Christmas gift of all.

Sport December 15, 2018

Down to a fine dart: Kyle Anderson, 31, darts player

With a world ranking of 27, Kyle Anderson has hit the bull’s-eye as a professional darts player.

Sport December 8, 2018

Honoured roller: Brendan Dowler, 50, wheelchair basketball coach

Wollongong Roller Hawks coach Brendan Dowler on winning gold and silver at the Paralympic Games.

Sport December 1, 2018

Hockey mountains: Blake Govers, 22, hockey player

Kookaburras forward Blake Govers on the hurdles faced by professional hockey players and the bittersweet moment he was selected for the 2018 World Cup.

Sport November 24, 2018

No sound barrier: Sean Walsh, 21, cricketer

From a local pitch in Rockhampton to the Deaf T20 World Cup in India: Sean Walsh on his pride at inspiring deaf kids and the planning and awareness that is necessary in his sport.