Matthew Day Andrada Surdeanu, 16, comes to her father's defence after a violent altercation when she lost a match left her with a bloody nose.
RACHEL CLUN New research suggests running may slow down the ageing process, but one Sydney academic urges caution.
Pack tissues. And lots of 'em.
Serena Williams slams Russian Tennis Federation president after he described her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers".
Candice Chung Outrage over a bizarre turn of events at Monday nights' women's sports awards.
He shoots, he scores.
Natalie Carter Sick of push ups? We have a few ideas.
Natalie Carter These tips will have you perking up faster than you can say "Urgh! bikini season".
Mary Macvean Rollers stretch and massage, helping athletic performance, says trainer Ashley Borden.
CoverGirl's easy, breezy, beautiful ad campaign has undergone a shocking makeover at the hands of Roger Goodell protestors who are adept at Photoshop.
Julian Linden Saudi Arabia has failed to include a single female athlete in its 199-strong team for the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, saying its women are not sufficiently competitive.
Rob Moran Meet Gold Coast native Quincy Symonds, aka your new hero.
Women in sports
Fifteen new inductees were revealed last week, fifteen more men.
MICHELLE BRIDGES For too long we have looked at women's sport through the prism of the male version. That's not what it's about.
Women in football
SAMANTHA LANE Women working in the AFL say the industry's pervading "blokey culture" stunts their progress.
He has every right to gloat about this for some time.
Danielle Douglas There's no need for that pregnant pause - healthy pregnant women should stay active.
Japanese figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal raged over magazine photos of him in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport, local media reported Friday.
Chuck Schilken Mo'ne Davis has really hit the big time. The 13-year-old pitcher with the 112km/h fastball has landed the coveted cover of Sports Illustrated magazine, becoming the first Little League player to do so.
MICHELLE BRIDGES If we're serious about getting girls to participate in sport, we need to look at the big picture.
MICHELLE BRIDGES Well then, forget creeping around the gym doing some sort of half-hearted warm-up.
The J-Law workout
Effie Mann Tips from the trainer who got J-Law in peak form for her role as badass Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games.
No Lights No Lycra
MICHELLE BRIDGES The great thing about bustin' some moves is that you can do it in your lounge room if you like – it's still great exercise, and you can shamelessly channel your inner pop star.
MICHELLE BRIDGES Change your routine and commit to new goals and you'll be thanking yourself in eight weeks time.
Michael Jarosky Presenting physical challenges to combat winter blowouts and increase tone, health, and wellness.
Paula Goodyer Burnt by highly choreographed, static classes? Things have changed and lasting benefits can be found with simple and fun exercises.
Liam FitzGibbon Don't expect everyone to jump on Andy Murray's bandwagon.
Lucy Zelic We need more women in FIFA World Cup coverage.
SAMANTHA LANE It is the highest a female has climbed in AFL coaching ranks.
The Australian women's rugby team have lost 38-3 to New Zealand in a Test match at Rotorua on Sunday.
Time poor work out
Lizzie Fuhr How to fit exercise into a busy schedule.
Liam Fitzgibbon, Paris Samantha Stosur's French Open hopes have taken a significant hit after being lumped in the same quarter of the draw as the past two champions, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova.
Nina Hendy A trend towards Australians watching online exercise classes has thrown fitness franchises a curve ball.
Clifford Fram A new study has found that while high-intensity interval training improves fitness, it is not effective for weight loss.
Susie Burrell Excuses only hold you back from achieving the health and fitness goals you have set for yourself.
'Sh-t waves? Send the girls out'
Bronwyn Adcock Female competitors in professional surfing have always experienced outlandish discrimination.
Samantha Stosur has singled out Germany's Andrea Petkovic as a serious threat to Australia's hopes of winning the Fed Cup for the first time in 40 years.
Lou Heinrich On March 29, the roar of 50,000 footy fans shook the foundations of the city of churches. It was the official opening of the redeveloped Adelaide Oval. The government has spent $535 million turning it into a state of the art monolith that towers over the River Torrens and reeks of Little Man Syndrome.
Exercise as medicine
Paula Goodyer If you still see exercise as an optional extra, science is finding more reasons to change your mind.
Dhaka Two-time defending champions Australia powered to a six-wicket win over old foes England to win its third consecutive title in the women's World Twenty20 in Dhaka on Sunday.
BRIDIE SMITH Researchers concerned at number of gyms failing to comply with industry guidelines.
Australia claims eight-run win over West Indies to win through to the Women's World T20 final.
STATHI PAXINOS Cate and Bronte Campbell maintained their dominance of Australia's one-lap dash when the sisters doubled in the 50 freestyle final for the third national titles in a row.
Australian Sports party
ANNIE STEVENS It's an entirely senseless campaign.
Joe Barton Two-time defending champions the Southern Stars have romped into the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a second consecutive record-breaking win, set up by a stellar unbeaten 90 to opener Elyse Villani.
JASON STEGER Dear Tracks, women are surfers, not scantily clad dolls.
Joe Barton Meg Lanning has etched her name into the history books after smashing the highest individual score in women's Twenty20 history, as Australia flexed their muscles with a record-breaking 78-run win over Ireland.
Women could be let in to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, a men-only institution for 260 years, after it was announced members would vote on the thorny subject.
Joe Barton, Dhaka Wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy is hopeful a short turnaround will work in Australia's favour after the defending Twenty20 World Cup champions lost their opening fixture to New Zealand by seven runs.
MICHAEL GLEESON Sally Pearson is likely to jettison plans to run in the 200 metres sprint as well as the hurdles and 100 metres flat at the national titles in Melbourne next month.
Australia's Samantha Stosur has eased her way into the third round of the WTA event in Miami with a straight-sets victory over Kiki Bertens from The Netherlands.
Gabriella Boston And crunches aren't the answer, despite popular opinion.
Alexa Towersey We all have our own trouble spots, but personal trainer Alexa Towersey has some tricks to help us fix them.
Susie Burrell Here are some of the most common exercise mistakes women make, and the easy ways to fix them.
Amanda Wills Ukraine sent 23 athletes to the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, but only one man participated in Friday's opening ceremony.
Seth Stevenson What are these fancy devices, and why would you want one?
Under pressure from Brazil's tourism ministry, Adidas will withdraw a range of T-shirts that caused outrage at the ministry because of their sexual references.
Alexa Towersey Personal trainer Alexa Towersey helps pinpoint where you could be going wrong.
WILL BRODIE Forget Russia. Canada is the nation where mood is determined by the performance of the national hockey team.
Alexa Towersey Personal trainer Alexa Towersey shares her tips for the perfect full-body workout when you're strapped for time.