The Ringer’s Shea Serrano: An Appreciation

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Shea Serrano sees hoops at this time of the year. Image by Chilli Head under Creative Commons License.

Shea Serrano is one of the most present voices at the start of the new NBA basketball season, and it’s not hard to see why.

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On Drug Use & Sport

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Ben Cousins is one of many who have had the finger pointed at them for bringing drugs into the AFL. Image by Brad. Courtesy of Creative Commons.

Social and illicit drug use has continued to be a major topic in the AFL despite the practice becoming increasingly popular amongst 18-30 year olds.

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How do we talk about Gender in Sport?

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Rio Olympic 800m Champion Caster Semenya and Minister of Sports Fikile Mbalula. Courtesy of South African Government under Creative Commons License.

The controversy regarding Caster Semenya has ignited a hotbed of commentary about the nature of gender in sport since her appearance on the international athletics scene in 2008.

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I Want to Go to Rio: Reviewing Channel Seven’s Olympic Coverage

Channel Seven’s coverage of the Rio Games this year was a significant upscaling of the Olympic viewing experience for Australian viewers, or at least it purported to be.

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