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Australian test cricket ends summer on a high, though Channel 9 leaves sour taste

The test cricket was wonderful, but the advertising was (as usual) appalling, writes Lachlan ...  
Australia finally pulls something from the wreck

After a disappointing start to the summer, Lachlan Barker reports on Australia's form reversal ...  
The 2016 Melbourne Cup — half empty: Where was Michelle Payne?

For Tess Lawrence, the 2016 Melbourne Cup is half empty after the disappointing treatment of ...  
In defence of the Melbourne Cup

John Passant discusses the welcome release from workaday drudgery that the Melbourne Cup event ...  
Young refugees are bringing hope to Gaza through sport

Defying ongoing oppression, young refugees in Gaza are making their mark in international sport ...  
Grand final weekend: Roy & HG fans were the real winners

Lachlan Barker reviews the AFL and NRL grand finals, the 'weird morphic crossover between these ...  
Mr Bo Tangles: 'Avagood long weekend dear Mr Walker'

Larger than life cricketer, public speaker and prolific writer, Max Walker has died at age 68. A ...  
Women's AFL and the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is alive and well in Australia and the phenomenal success of the recent ...  
Rio's green Olympics proved too pale

Brazil proclaimed that it would be hosting Rio's green Olympics. Despite some bright spots, the ...  
The medal tally and needy Australia

The media is awash with despair about Australia's medal tally at the Olympics. Dave Donovan says ...  
Think For Yourself: Cupping and our Olympic athlete Michael Phelps

Why do so many Olympic athletes have those weird circular bruises all over them? IA critical ...  
2016 Olympic Games and the environment

Dr Anthony Horton questions how much consideration is given to environmental considerations when ...  
Rio: Olympic flame grows dim as thousands protest over corruption

Thiago Rodrigues and Adriano de Freixo from the Universidade Federal Fluminense in Rio de ...  
Greyhound racing ban: Worthy of bipartisan support

Peter Wicks discusses the unethical greyhound racing industry, its indefensible cruelty and the ...  
Queensland gives NSW the Origin Blues at Lang Park — again

Queensland sealed it's 11th series victory out of the last 12 played on Wednesday night in Bris ...  
"I just wanted to be free": The radical reverberations of Muhammad Ali

While undeniably a great athlete, it is as a freedom fighter against wars and racism for whic ...  
NSW continue Origin doldrums

NSW supporter Lachlan Barker laments a disappointing start – for him – to the 2016 State of ...  
West Indies sweep T20 World Cups

Australia's women's cricket team battled valiantly before narrowly losing to the West Indies in ...