John Watson We should beware the spread of powers that weaken the rule of law.
Charles Waterstreet A Sydney librarian has tackled the touchy matter of drugs in sport with more aplomb than the Australian Crime Commission's recent shrieking report.
Brad Walter THERE is a certain irony that David Williamson should question the amount of funding given to sport when the play he is best known for, The Club, is about AFL.
Tim Williams Sydney will feature in both the AFL and NRL grand finals this weekend. Yet regardless of whether the Swans or the Bulldogs win, two victories can already be chalked up for the Emerald City.
Helen Razer Late last month, Australia's Minister for Sport made a public statement about an emerging spectator sport with which, it seemed, she had no truck.
Craig Fry Bans on performance enhancers don't make elite competition fairer.
Kimberley Crow The quest for Olympic gold involves dedication and willpower, not drugs.
John Brady Australian sportsmen, Chloe Angyal asserted in the Herald on Monday, won't stop assaulting women.
Chris Berg The Olympic Games are creepy. Sure, their creepiness isn't immediately apparent. We have grown familiar to it.
Andrew Lemon Because horse racing in Australia in recent decades has been eager to define itself as an industry, a creator of wealth, it forgets to celebrate the traditional appeal of racing, the mysterious...
Stilgherrian In revolutions, things get broken. People get hurt. The internet revolution is smashing businesses whose trade was controlling what information we could see when, where and in what context.
Nina Funnell The new Australian Rugby League Commission has suspended Cowboys halfback Robert Lui for a year and Sharks player Isaac Gordon for nine matches after both were found guilty of domestic...
The Goanna Amid all the outrage over the idea that funding for some of the more arcane Olympic sports be slashed, The Goanna is alarmed to discover there has been no mention of one of the truly great events,...
Mark Stevenson One of the Carlton greats, Greg Williams, has memory loss. He won't be alone.
Wendy Squires I am unable to even dip a toe in the pool of faith and blind loyalty that is rugby league.
Charles Waterstreet Crime-scene experts and Hollywood agents are descending on Pretoria in droves, as the Pistorius murder case proves once again that a highly skilled cross-examiner and defence team can devastate even...
Paul Sheehan Greg Williams was the Diesel. He was slow, he was short, not good for an elite Australian Rules player.
Jonathan Horn Turf's dazzling queen outshines a world of sporting dopes.
Peter FitzSimons I've done a lot of lying on Newport beach, but I'm back! And I've missed you.
Martin Flanagan Sport is in a mess of historic proportions. Soccer has a match-fixing scandal stretching across several continents.