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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.