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Adam Cooper Future AFL seasons could start earlier and expand to 25 home and away games.
Adam Cooper Andrew Demetriou confirms league inquired how players might beat two-year suspension.
Adam Cooper The medical officer advising the AFL Players Association claims there should be little need for players to be injected with supplements, and is hopeful "regulatory sanity" is restored across the...
Adam Cooper The AFL has suspended former Melbourne coach Dean Bailey and the club's ex-football operations manager Chris Connolly - both will keep their jobs.
Adam Cooper and Deborah Gough Ex-coach blames AFL for creating environment in which teams encouraged to perform poorly.
Adam Cooper Jeff Kennett's successor as Hawthorn president says the AFL has made some puzzling rulings.
Adam Cooper AFL clubs will have their staff audited, sports science staff registered and be instructed to undertake mandatory reporting of any doping issue in an attempt to stamp out widespread illegal drug use...
Drugs in sport
Adam Cooper The medical officer advising the AFL Players Association says there is little need for players to be injected with supplements, and is hopeful ''regulatory sanity'' is restored over what products are...
Adam Cooper AFL CHIEF executive Andrew Demetriou has urged clubs to employ their own integrity officers ahead of bolstering coaching panels in a bid to eradicate the problems similar to the supplement scandal...
Adam Cooper Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has called for the AFL's illicit drugs policy to be overhauled, claiming the system can no longer deal effectively with the drug problem.
Adam Cooper Travis Tuck is football royalty, son of Hawk great Michael Tuck, nephew of Gary Ablett snr.
Adam Cooper and Will Brodie Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says Pies want to encourage other clubs to address problem.
Compiled by Adam Cooper A timeline on the tanking issue in the AFL
Adam Cooper THE AFL has stood by the decision of security staff to remove banners from the MCG stands that accused Tom Scully of putting dollars ahead of loyalty in leaving Melbourne for Greater Western Sydney.
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper AFL launches investigation into claims made by former Melbourne midfielder Brock McLean that Demons tanked in 2009.
Adam Cooper Coverage of the AFL pre-season grand final between Adelaide and West Coast from AAMI Stadium.
Adam Cooper Off-field dealings of Dane Swan and Dale Thomas not distracting Magpies' premiership bid.
Adam Cooper AFL chief executive insists there is no chance of a countdown clock being installed at Etihad Stadium.
Adam Cooper An increased exposure in high-profile games has North Melbourne captain Andrew Swallow convinced the Kangaroos must perform when everyone is watching to take advantage.
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Peter Jess says it is nonsense to suggest no link between concussion and post-career problems.