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Breaking Binaries: Transphobia in sport

Breaking Binaries: Transphobia in sport

Lucy Watson examines a problem that plagues even the most progressive of sports

Tip of the hat, wag of the finger

Tip of the hat, wag of the finger

Riordan Lee explores racism in the Australian Football League

FIRST PERSON: Rolling in the derby

FIRST PERSON: Rolling in the derby

Photo: Richard Rayment If you had asked me a year ago, I would have said that roller derby wasn’t my thing. It wasn’t the aggressive nature of the sport that turned me off, nor the high risk of injury. It’s just that I’m obviously not cool enough to be a sassy, confident ‘derby girl’. Derby […]

Arts vs Science: Interfaculty Sport edition

Arts vs Science: Interfaculty Sport edition

Josh Tassell encourages SciSoc and SASS Sports Executives to give 110%

Fiction, capitalism, and being a winner

Fiction, capitalism, and being a winner

Caitlin Still takes a look at the myth behind the competitive nature of sport. Does the emphasis on winning in our sporting culture force competitors to take drugs?

State of the union

State of the union

Richard Withers wonders where this crop of Wallabies is going wrong

Rugby league’s culture must change

Rugby league’s culture must change

Michael Coutts pens an open letter to the Chairman of the Australian Rugby League Commission

An education in homophobia for players and fans alike

An education in homophobia for players and fans alike

Lane Sainty isn’t convinced that there are no gay players in the AFL

No rainbow card for football players

No rainbow card for football players

Precious few of our athletes are choosing to make their sexuality public, writes Thomas Poberezny-Lynch.

GF 2012 Preview: Sydney Vs. Hawthorn

GF 2012 Preview: Sydney Vs. Hawthorn

Richard Withers dissects the key issues ahead of tomorrow’s Grand Final between Sydney and Hawthorn

The running of the cheese

The running of the cheese

Bryant Apolonio is potentially too wise to play this sport

Patriotic Paralympians

Patriotic Paralympians

Sydney athletes are performing strongly in London, reports Kira Spucys-Tahar

Waratahs’ back looks to the future

Waratahs’ back looks to the future

Richard Withers talks with Sydney University’s Bernard Foley about his rugby sevens career and breakout season with the Waratahs

Is there a worse sport?

Is there a worse sport?

Lane Sainty will never ferret a leg or leg a ferret

Time to crucify Lance?

Time to crucify Lance?

Is the white flag an admission of guilt, asks Madeleine King

Battle of the species: a marathon with a difference

Battle of the species: a marathon with a difference

Lane Sainty will probably never run a marathon of any kind

UniGames netball: booze and bonding

UniGames netball: booze and bonding

Bebe D’Souza couldn’t help but screen-grab this one

Two strikes and you’re out

Two strikes and you’re out

There’s a vast grey area surrounding bans on performance enhancing drugs. Arghya Gupta looks into the controversial policies our athletes must abide by

Royal Shrovetide Football

Royal Shrovetide Football

Lane Sainty discovers a sport for the masses

Who’s next? Australian Olympians have been made to feel their pain

Who’s next? Australian Olympians have been made to feel their pain

Whether hounding Stephanie Rice or shaming James Magnussen, the judgemental tendencies of the Australian media do our athletes no favours, writes Samantha Wright

A tireless athlete secures his first Tour win

A tireless athlete secures his first Tour win

Can Team Sky do it again next year? Matt Withers watched as the peloton descended on Paris

Finally, we can sleep again: the end of le Tour

Finally, we can sleep again: the end of le Tour

Honi’s resident cycling-tsar Arghya Gupta burned the midnight oil keeping tabs on the world’s most famous bike race: the Tour de France.

Sydney students off to London

Sydney students off to London

University sports stars are hitting new highs, writes Kira Spucys Tahar.

Chess and Boxing: A match made in heaven?

Chess and Boxing: A match made in heaven?

Upon hearing the phrase ‘chessboxing’, a small number of people may be reminded of ‘Da Mystery of Chessboxin’, a 1992 song by the Wu Tang Clan. A much larger number of people would simply be confused. However, there are a select few who would immediately associate ‘chessboxing’ with an exciting, fast-moving sport; a dark underworld […]

Chelsea’s crown, England’s reputation

Chelsea’s crown, England’s reputation

Easily lie the heads that will wear this crown, reports Richard Withers

Goodes holds a place among the greats

Goodes holds a place among the greats

This has been a journey worth reliving, writes Richard Withers.

Hipsters in lycra

Hipsters in lycra

Melbourne is famous for its trackstands, gear ratios and no brakes, writes James O’Doherty.

Fighting the perils of fitness

Fighting the perils of fitness

Michael Coutts encourages you to stay on the couch

Boom or bust for struggling clubs?

Boom or bust for struggling clubs?

Michael Coutts wonders whether billionaires are creating as many problems as they solve.

Run out: the Australian summer of cricket has taken its toll

Run out: the Australian summer of cricket has taken its toll

Fabian Di Lizia isn’t bowled over by Cricket Australia’s administration.

Formula for change

Formula for change

Kira Spucys-Tahar discusses the increased presence of women in Motorsport.

Iron Man vs. Ironing Man

Iron Man vs. Ironing Man

Lane Sainty explores an extreme sport that should probably feature at the London Olympics.

State of Play: Turmoil in the English Premier League

State of Play: Turmoil in the English Premier League

Paul Ellis worries about how scandalous football in England has become

Palmer’s Personal Possé

Palmer’s Personal Possé

Richard Withers only likes it when Russian billionaires buy clubs

A Different Kind of White-Wash

A Different Kind of White-Wash

Michael Coutts talks loyalties

NSW Blues Vs. Kirribilli Crusaders

NSW Blues Vs. Kirribilli Crusaders

Richard Withers achieved his dream of free admission to the SCG