In nations built on occupation and racist dispossession, First Nations athletes are celebrated as “heroes” for their sporting achievements one day, then condemned and vilified the next, argues Sue Bull.
Alex Salmon reviews a new book by anti-Apartheid activists about how sport both upheld the racist status quo and became a crucial site of resistance.
NOlympics Action Sydney wants the Tokyo Olympics cancelled because of humanitarian concerns stemming from the pandemic. Kerry Smith reports.
The European Super League did not seek to grow the game, but rather promised a heavily marketised and Americanised product saturated with cash at the expense of traditions, writes Leo Crnogorcevic.
Major League Baseball has taken a stand against racism and moved its All-Star game to protest voter suppression, reports David Zirin.
Chris Nelius, the director of Girls Can’t Surf, spoke with Green Left about the making of the film.
The contrasting treatment by the police of the white vigilante and Jacob Blake make clear the double standard of “race” and racism in the United States, writes Malik Miah.
Dave Zirin argues striking players are posing the question that all great strikes pose: “Which side are you on?”
During 1990s, the Chicago Bulls dominated US basketball, with Michael Jordan at the centre of the team. The Last Dance gives us a nostalgic look at the rise of that dynasty, writes Alex Salmon.
As our media continues to go further down the neoliberal alley with the likes of US President Donald Trump's Twitter feed haunting our social lives, you’d be surprised to find a bastion of progressive values beginning to embed itself within an unlikely sector of the economy, our gaming industry, writes Yaji Spencer.
The Professional Footballers Association (PFA), the union representing Australia's professional football (soccer) players, registered a third straight year of record membership at its November 20 Annual General Meeting.
In the racing industry the horses always lose, no matter it seems, even if they win.
It’s been barely noticed, but last month there was an incursion of politics into sports like no other, writes Dave Zirin.
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With little reason, the Israeli government made the decision to cancel the Palestinian national football (soccer) club championship, otherwise known as the FIFA Palestine Cup.
This book is effectively a sequel to Jon Ronson’s The Men Who Stare at Goats, which inspired an hilarious film of the same name. That book exposed the US military's serious experimentation with all sorts of weird and whacky, New Age, mind-altering techniques to produce better killers.
Supporters' groups across the United States have taken issue with a new rule which bans the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol on banners and flags at games because it is deemed “political”.
Jake Johnson takes a look at how the US women’s football (soccer) team was driven by their struggle for equal pay, and used their Cup win to escalate the fight.