'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.
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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.
What to eat
Gretchen McKay Attempting a long distance run on an empty stomach will not only be a disadvantage while you run, but will also inhibit effective recovery.
Rachael Oakes-Ash "Women have another purpose - to have children, to do housework, to create hearth and home."
Linda McSweeny You only need minutes, not hours, of exercise to burn fat, claims new research. But is it too good to be true?
Jamie Hancock A weightlifting program is beneficial for women of all ages and all fitness levels.
Emily Marquart Fitness gurus are taking to YouTube and posting their workouts, which means it's easier than ever to squeeze in exercise when you're crunched for time.
Sexism in sport
Rachael Oakes-Ash Cricketer Ellyse Perry should be applauded for her performance in the women's Ashes. So what's with the sexist trolling?
Apparently Norway's Curling team has a track record of attention-seeking uniforms.
Being pipped at the post in a major sporting event is never fun.
Paula Goodyer Australian philosopher and writer Damon Young argues that exercise isn't just a workout for heart, muscle and bone, but also a way to help the mind and the spirit thrive.
Rachel Clun Want to maximise your workout potential? According to a recent study, you should listen to the right music.
Nanci Hellmich Here's the motivation you've been waiting for.
Nude yoga trend
ANNIE STEVENS You will probably never get the visual of 'naked yoga' out of your head. Like, ever.
MICHELLE BRIDGES You can't always rely on feeling motivated when it comes to working out and eating well, but setting goals will help.
Maybe Tracy Anderson doesn't have all the answers.
MICHELLE BRIDGES Jogging is about exercise for health and relaxation, and doesn't have to be an injury-inducing spew fest.
William J. Broad Yoga teachers too often encourage students to “push through the pain.”
Nicole Elphick If you want to take your running to the next level, it's time to drop the fear.
Get fit quick
Paula Goodyer Short, sharp exercise sessions can do wonders for the waistline, but they're not for the faint-hearted.
TARA DIVERSI Dietitian Tara Diversi shares her tips for your next triathlon, swim or run.
Basketball is back
Charmaine Yabsley Get your five-a-side together.
Marjie Gilliam Burn calories in simple ways.
ANNIE STEVENS Spain's most successful synchronized swimmer is breaking all of the rules
MICHELLE BRIDGES Michelle Bridges on why Australia's female sports stars are achieving incredible things without a lot of support.
Liz Clarke Two Russian members of the victorious 4x400-metre women’s relay team kissed atop the medal podium at the world track and field championships. Was it a spontaneous celebration or calculated political statement?
Get better results
Gretchen Reynolds Working out how little exercise you can get away, but still get great results.
Deborah Gough Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has tarnished Australia's win overnight with a sexist slur saying "women should shut up in public".
Women and sport
KATHRYN WICKS This week Cricket Australia awarded healthy pay rises to our elite female cricketers. But KATHRYN WICKS believes it's still not enough.
Swimming for youth
Charmaine Yabsley New research has found that regular laps of the pool may be the answer to prolonging youth.
Lara O'Toole A Melbourne restaurant was so impressed with this champion boxer's story that they flew her out for a training session with their staff.
SIMONE MITCHELL Sure, you're warm. But you look like a complete dork.
CHRISTOPHER SCANLON Why is it that girls are often not encouraged to extend themselves when it comes to physical activity?
Sam Laird This gymnast's eye-popping routine has gone viral for good reason, and must be seen to be believed.
Jason Collins, a veteran centre in the National Basketball Association (NBA), announced on Monday that he was gay, breaking one of the final frontiers in US sports and society.