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Athletics 18 Feb 2019 | 10:26 PM

Athletics: Semenya accuses IAAF of breach of regulations at CAS hearing

(Reuters) - Caster Semenya has said the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) breached confidentiality regulations ahead of her appeal hearing on Monday where she is fighting for her athletics future.

Tennis 29 Dec 2018 | 11:52 AM

Australian Open tweaks extreme heat policy

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Players in the men's draw at the Australian Open will be allowed 10-minute breaks during matches as part of an updated extreme heat policy at the year's first Grand Slam.

Tennis 18 Jan 2016 | 5:55 PM

World tennis has been ripe for match-fixing - experts

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Big financial incentives for gamblers, small tournaments of little consequence to top players and the ease of fixing the outcome of a one-on-one sport have helped turn world tennis into a haven for match-fixers, according to experts and industry insiders.

Rugby 03 Jul 2014 | 5:37 PM

Australia struggling to stamp out sports club homophobia

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - For Canadian-Australian prop Brennan Bastyovanszky, it was not the on-field sledging or cheap shots in the locker room that stung when the amateur rugby player's sexuality became known by team mates.

Other Sport 29 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Study: Australian kids can't run, jump, throw

SYDNEY: Australia may pride itself on its sporting prowess, but a new study has revealed that most of its children struggle to run, jump, kick and catch a ball.

Other Sport 13 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Thorpedo goes back to school

A few weeks after American Michael Phelps won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, his predecessor as the king of world swimming has started studying for a university degree.