Despite Russia’s stained political record, they were awarded the World Cup. And while we should focus on the beautiful game, we should focus on the ugliness that made it happen.
LeBron James was dangerously close to dragging the Cavs to a lead in the NBA Finals. Sadly, JR Smith forgot what the score was. Well, at least we got some art out of it.
Now that we know the Cavaliers will face the Warriors in the NBA Finals, we know that LeBron’s magic run is about to be halted. Shame.
Australia set out to dominate the Commonwealth Games, and did so, so why did the majority of us not care?
Over in America, something is happening not seen since the days of Babe Ruth. A pitcher who can hit home runs. Believe the hype.
After it was revealed that Steve Smith engaged in ball tampering, the entire nation lost the plot. But why?
The NRL stands at a pivot point, it must seek borders anew if it wants to remain relevant. While PNG might seem a radical proposition, their love for the game might re-ignite ours. Worth a try.
It seems that the exciting appointment of Bert van Marwijk will be a passing thrill as control of the Socceroos will be handed to Graham Arnold after the World Cup. Yay.
Humble, accessible, supremely talented, Sam Kerr is the footballing icon we’ve been waiting for.
Today’s NRL Grand Final deserves an atmosphere worthy of it, however, I believe Sydney is unwilling to co-operate.
Last week the NRL saw the worst crowds in 30 years, which merely highlights the larger issue: Where have all the players worth watching gone?
As one of the millions who paid to view it, I felt the Mayweather/McGregor fight was little more than two men counting their money, working towards an outcome we all already knew.
The passing of Les Murray is an awful thing to face. However, the seeds of passion that he planted deep within every football fan will bloom forever.
After the Blues’ ugly capitulation to the Maroons in the State of Origin, and indeed the Wallabies inability to compete with the All Blacks, I say it’s time to go back to square one. Worth a try.
Love him or loathe him, LaVar Ball is here to stay. However, it’s how we rose to power that interests me the most. It seems we’ve been here before.
The mind power of Mao’s last dancer, Li Cunxin – and how he is now helping the performance of our Australian swimming team.
With the Golden State Warriors riding into the NBA finals on the back of a toaster, we look back at some other examples of enchanted curio that crippled teams in the past. Because sport is stupid.
An endeavouring few in Sydney’s South-West are bringing football to the huddled masses, giving hope and familiarity to refugees new to our shores.
Yesterday, the coverage of Cyclone Debbie was stopped cold by the arrest of Ben Cousins. In that short moment, we got a larger glimpse at what makes us tick, and it’s time for us to grow up.
As professional sport gathers more articulate data, the concept of sports psychology is evolving, as a winning mindset is established early, especially in the video game realm.
Lonnie Smith’s is your classic Cinderella story…if Cinderella happened to beat up mascots and climb mountains of blow.