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Kjønnsdelt trening og mening: Idrettens konkurranselogikk appellerer mindre til jenter

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I en fersk studie analyserer jeg og Kolbjørn Rafoss forskjeller i treningsorganisering og treningsbegrunnelser mellom gutter og jenter i alderen 13-18 år i perioden...

Seeing the ‘Big Picture’: a historical view of football, society and ‘fair competition’

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The leaking of Liverpool and Manchester United’s ‘Project Big Picture’ to, amongst other things, shrink the Premier League (PL) to 18 clubs has, despite an...

And the winner is… TELEVISION! Spectacle and sport in a pandemic

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While wishing a plague on the plague, Covid-19 has been useful in one respect. In suddenly stopping normal service, it forced us to reconsider...

The Sydney Olympics: How did the ‘best games ever’ change Australia?

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On Tuesday, it will be 20 years since the Olympic opening ceremony in Sydney, kicking off the “best games ever”. Our newspapers and TV screens...

Subjecting pandemic sport to a sociological procedure

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This blog post is the accepted version of an article I’ve just published in Journal of Sociology, very close to the published version. The...

Australasia will host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup: What’s not to like?

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Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand have won the right to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. In the middle of a global pandemic, sport...

What if….. planning sport emphasised pleasure? Rethinking sport in Covid-land

We are living in strange times (it's late May 2020), times that can become circumstances to fantasize about the way it might be in...

Play(ing) back to sport: rethinking games in Covid-world

It's mid-May. Much that we know about our world is disrupted by a virus that mutated from one that was relatively successfully contained geographically...

All sport is global: A hard lesson from the pandemic

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There is a common saying that all politics is local. In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, we should invent a new one: all...

När corona gör sport till e-sport

Barn rör sig för lite. Barn sitter stilla för mycket. Vi har alla hört det. Intresset för att barn ska röra sig mer har...