Deborah Gough, Chloe Booker Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has landed in hot water after saying he would pay $50,000 to see The Age's chief football writer Caroline Wilson stay under a pool of iced water and charge an extra $10,000 for "everyone to stand around the outside and bomb her".
Jude Davies Hurray for all those who let girls be just as spirited, passionate and robust as their brothers.
Brian Manzullo "We're essentially dealing with the problem by telling women to be more careful. And that's bullshit."
A 12-year-old western New York girl has run a half marathon by mistake, completing 16 extra kilometres after she got into the wrong road race.
Steve Dorfman It's 50 years since Bobbi Gibb illicitly ran the Boston Marathon and proved race directors wrong about women's capacity to participate.
Suzannah Gonzales and Mica Rosenberg "The women of the national team are disappointed that they have to resort to legal action to force the USSF, kicking and screaming, to comply with a legal obligation that they have to provide equal pay for equal play."
Chris Dutton Canberra Hockeyroo Anna Flanagan has her sights on Olympic Games gold, but her ultimate goal is to break down barriers for female athletes and help women's sport achieve parity.
Larissa Nicholson Olympic rower Sarah Tait died on Thursday morning at age 33, after a three-year battle with cancer.
Daniel Cherny After a 119 years of all-male AFL field umpires, Eleni Glouftsis didn't hesitate when it was her moment in the centre with the Sherrin.
Larissa Nicholson, Scott Bailey A $500,000 kicker from Australia's male cricketers has ensured their female counterparts now have their private health insurance covered.
Linda Pearce Australian Open winner: Angelique Kerber. Remarkable. What a match. What a result. "It sounds crazy, but I can say I'm a grand slam champion now," said the player whose name had just been engraved on the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup following her 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 defeat of the great Serena Williams.
Tony Gentile This seaside town in Italy's deep south has long been a hotbed for the Calabrian mafia, which uses threats and violence to extort virtually every businessman, from the pizzerias to the fishmongers.
VICTOR MATHER A small team of international refugee athletes will participate in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this year, Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, confirmed.
Transgender athletes should be allowed to compete in the Olympics and other international events without underdoing sex reassignment surgery, according to new guidelines adopted by the IOC.
Sexism in sport
Erin Riley "Whether playing or reporting or even talking about sport, women's presence in the arena is closely monitored and policed."
Sexism in sport
Matt Bungard and Adam Morton McLaughlin tersely responding "I'm not blushing" as Gayle awkwardly laughed the comment off.
Jeanna Smialek College football game days may have a sinister side: They're associated with a higher incidence of sexual assault, according to a new study that explored links between campus party culture and rape.
LGBTI in sport
"I am proud to be an NBA referee and I am proud to be a gay man."
Mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey lived up to her promise by attending a Marine Corps Ball with a marine who asked her to be his date in a social media post which went viral in August.
Sexism in sport
The governing body banned Kerem Demirbay for five games, but his club came up with an unusual lesson of their own.
Ronda Rousey's trainer Mike Dolce has declared the defeated UFC world bantamweight champion will bounce back from her upset loss to Holly Holm, as she has done before.
Matt Murnane Holly Holm has caused a massive upset at UFC 193 by knocking out reigning bantamweight title holder Ronda Rousey early in the second round at Etihad Stadium.
Women in sport
Daisy Dumas Her comments might have taken some of her male colleagues aback but Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne's now-famous "get stuffed" riposte came as little surprise to other elite athletes taking on the uneven playing ground of male-dominated sports.
Holly Ferling Sportswomen need to be united and be advocates for each other.
Michael Lynch Football Federation Australia and the players' union have finally signed off on a new four-year Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Socceroos, A-League Players and Matildas.
Jenny Noyes Would a male athlete ever be asked to show off his outfit with a twirl?
Michelle Payne becomes first female jockey to win Melbourne Cup, tells sexist doubters to "get stuffed"
Tom Decent "Because women can do anything and we can beat the world."
Dominic Bossi The Matildas have slammed the FFA's refusal to offer paid maternal leave or care as unfair.
Dominic Bossi The Matildas have made the extraordinary decision to withdraw from an upcoming training camp after claiming to have been disrespected during pay negotiations.
Women in sport
"I have Grand Slams to win."
Women in sport
beth newman The choices women make to pursue a coaching career
Women in sport
Ian McCullough Australia's women have regained the Ashes after beating England by 20 runs to win the second Twenty-20 international at Hove.
Swiss driver Simona De Silvestro will team up with Australian rising star Renee Gracie in an all-female team for this year's Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercars endurance race.
Liz Ellis It was the final we had waited four years for. It was tough, it was emotional and it was played in front of a world record crowd. And it was, in the end, the Diamonds' day.
Samantha Lane The AFL is launching an aggressive push to boost professional women's football, with plans for up to one-third of its 18 clubs to field teams by 2017.
Jesse Hogan Australia are on the cusp of wrenching back the women's Ashes after crushing England in the one-off Test in Canterbury.
Petula Dvorak No, this absurd bit of sexism did not happen in 1963. This happened last weekend.
Alice Dreger The intense scrutiny athletes with high testosterone levels are put under.
The new design has been branded "horrendous" and "sexist" by fans online.
"I think it's femininely badass as f--k because there's not a single muscle on my body that isn't for a purpose."
I stand with Adam
Michael Gordon Suddenly, perversely, Australian Rules Football is no longer a showcase for reconciliation. How did it come to this?
The Arizona Cardinals were being hailed as groundbreakers on Tuesday after hiring the National Football League's first female coach.
Bet you can't guess what their "jokes" were about.
Sport Minister John Eren says women's changing rooms are often rundown or non-existent, which is unfair to women who play sport.
Michael Chammas "[It's] annoying because guys grunt. I was practicing next to Nadal, and he grunts louder than me, and nobody notice that."
Michael Chammas The queen of scream, or perhaps the princess if you consider Maria Sharapova, has hit out at questions about her grunting during her Wimledon quarter final loss to Serena Williams on Tuesday.
Ishaan Tharoor You would hope American soccer authorities would never tweet what the official account of the English national team did.
Women's World Cup
It was a joyous moment for a country still celebrating the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
Linda Pearce Many sportswomen's career prospects evaporate when their waters break.
This fan-made video will get your blood running for today's final.
Owen Roberts Wimbledon has been rocked by a scandal so disgraceful, so shocking, it would certainly place staunch fanatics into a raving furore.
Now that's one impressive 16-year-old.
"If I run first and then receive the ball... That's offside, isn't it?"
Dominic Bossi Go Matildas!
Lucy Zelic SBS soccer expert Lucy Zelic on why you should already be screaming "Go Matildas!" at your TV screens.
She took a nasty blow to the face before getting up and dishing out a big hit of her own.
Clementine Ford Women have built sports like netball and roller derby from the ground up. So shouldn't we be given some credit?
Krista Mahr and Mirwais Harooni "Nothing will stop us."
Liz Ellis I look forward to a time a woman with a black eye is not routinely asked "who did this to you?" but "so, did you get the ball?"