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Screen Themes: WWE Wrestlemania 35 vs MLW Battle Riot 2

John Turnbull checks out the biggest WWE pay-per-view of the year and an independent promotion ...  
The return of Hakeem al-Araibi: Human rights and the sport factor

Hakeem al-Araibi's return should be celebrated but it begs the question of whether all refugees ...  
Leave the Matildas alone

Media editor Dr Lee Duffield wonders about the dumping of the Matildas’ team coach just ahead of ...  
Horse racing kicks sand in the face of Levy's Beach

A coastal town has been divided over the decision to allow commercial horse training in a prote ...  
Pet Peeve(r) — the dearth of accountable leadership

There is a dearth of responsible and accountable leadership in both the business sector and ...  
Media kills and remakes cricket

There are signs of a better future for Australian cricket, but professionalism in the sport has ...  
James Sutherland and the managerialist revolution in Cricket Australia

James Sutherland is due to retire soon as CEO of Cricket Australia, yet his influence has made a ...  
​Wither Australian cricket: Is Australian Cricket eating its own tail?

Usman Khawaja managed to save the test in Sharjah, but is it enough to save Australian cricket ...  
Sensational climax for finals footy

Media editor Dr Lee Duffield reports on the sensational wins for West Coast Eagles, Broncos Women ...  
Grand Finals time - the NRL says “game on” for Billy Slater

Lee Duffield reports on the one week of the year when life seems to depend on the bounce of a ...  
Trans women in the AFLW: The Hannah Mouncey controversy

Trans sportswoman Hannah Mouncey has pulled out of running to become one of the next big stars of ...  
Further notes on an offensive cartoon

There is something stupefying, depressing and yet familiar about Mark Knight’s Serena Williams ...  
Kaepernick and Nike’s takeover

Nike's support of Kaepernick is not a sign of progress. It is an attempt to reduce the issue of ...  
The 2018 Canberra Shenanigans Stakes

All the excitement from the nail-biting 2018 Canberra Shenanigans Stakes — a three-horse race ...  
Netball to get share of billions? If dude-bros learn to share

Even asking for a gender-specific stadium for grossly underfunded women's netball is considered ...  
Triple Mmmm Barry Hall of shame and the Leyonhjelm scandal

The Triple Mmmm Barry Hall of shame scandal has been swamped by Senator David Leyonhjelm's noto ...  
France FIFA World Cup win: A goal for diversity or colonialism?

Is it still cultural diversity if your team is multi-racial as a by-product of French colonialism? ...  
Football victory for France reverberates worldwide

Even at the “end of the Earth”, or at least a most far-away point from France, they stayed up ...  

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