The plan to strip out support for older “special needs” children to meet the existing shortfall in funding for special needs in ECE defies belief…
NZ spent more money to send our biggest team… you could say our haul in Rio cost more per medal and fewer were earned per athlete than ever before
“War on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia.
An Olympic medal is starting to feel less like a reward for ruthless competitive excellence, and more like a school competitions where everyone goes home with a prize.
That least some of the Chiefs thought they had a licence for inappropriate sexual touching says a lot about entitlement and rugby in New Zealand.
An IOC blanket ban on Russian athletes would have been marked contrast to its treatment of the track and field team from Kenya
As with Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali changed the times so thoroughly that anyone coming along afterwards will probably struggle to understand.
Is there something about cricket that puts its top players at greater risk of mental illness?
On and off the field
The challenges (and consolations) of trying to play cricket in America
Sportsmanship survives in the most unlikely of places
Should there be any restraint of trade rules when it comes to sport?
Why is tennis treating its top players as utterly disposable?
New Zealand soccer’s uphill challenge at the World Cup next year
Surprisingly, 2009 was Roger Federer’s year
Déjà vu with David Tua, and what’s golf doing at a green Olympics ?
The long version of the great game faces an uncertain future
Spare a thought for the guy who comes in second
Can the Tour de France teach us how to run the Rugby World Cup?
Talking Sport. Are heavyweight boxers these days are getting way TOO big
Lamont Russell on Andy Murray’s chances at Wimbledon