april 2015

Should Russia host the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Calls to remove or boycott Russia as host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup are gathering force. Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko, as well as 13 US senators, have said continued Russian intervention in east…

Cricket, commentary and the dollar: Benaud’s legacy is complex

Around 150,000 deaths are registered in Australia every year, but few receive the “end of an era” tribute accorded Richie Benaud. He was with us as a player, journalist, author, consultant and commentator…

They train horses, don’t they?

After the acceptance of women, homosexuals and disabled people as bona fide athletes, it might come as something of a surprise to note that discrimination still exists in the world of sport. In…