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A new era for Europe?

The 2024 European Parliament highlights emerging right-wing influence and pressing issues from climate action to youth voter disengagement.

India’s dominance in cricket has made the IPL and upcoming World Cup central to the sport. However, as cricket grows, so does potential political interference.

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Discussions around the allegations facing Sam Kerr have again highlighted Australia’s problem with racism and attempts to address it.

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Ski resorts in Europe’s Alps are confronting a snow problem. Solutions won’t just fall from the sky.

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The Gay Games’s policy on transgender athletes provides a model that could be adopted by many ‘mainstream’ sporting events.

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Sport has always been a powerful political tool, but the hundreds of billions being splashed in the Gulf is changing how we think about football forever.

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Many in the west accuse Gulf nations of sportswashing when they spend big on major events — so, what will they say about World Cup host Australia?

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Sportswashing’s goal is to distract from a nation’s dark deeds but it can corrupt the sport in the process.

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FIFA is proud of its hugely successful 2023 Women’s World Cup, but momentum could evaporate if issues around pay and player safety aren’t properly addressed.

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While the media paints sportswashing as evil, more research is needed to evaluate whether it is really changing attitudes on the ground.

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Fans care about their clubs’ accomplishments more and if new owners can pour in big money to achieve this, then all is good.

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In-stadium augmented reality can change the way fans watch sport — but is that what they want?

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