It has long been suspected that female athletes are subjected to more vitriol on social media than their male counterparts — now a new study has confirmed it.
Indigenous AFL player Travis Varcoe says he considered refusing to go onto the field in protest against racist trolls after his wife discovered a racist Facebook page directed at him.
SA's anti-discrimination commissioner seeks expanded powers to investigate complaints in the wake of Aboriginal football fans being turned away from a match at Adelaide Oval last year.
A sporting great and the South Australian Government express hurt and shock after revelations Aboriginal football fans were denied entry to Adelaide Oval for an AFL match during NAIDOC Week.
It might seem strange, but it was on the misogynistic floors of Australia's meat packing factories that one of the great advances for Australian feminism was won.
The AFL industry rallies behind Eddie Betts, with the peak body for players set to "name and shame" the person behind a racist attack on the Adelaide Crows star made on social media.
AFL star Eddie Betts again becomes the target of "abhorrent and disgusting" racial abuse on social media, with the Crows releasing a strident statement demanding an end to what it said was the cowardly behaviour.
Super Rugby's Melbourne Rebels join forces with Monash University to help eliminate homophobic behaviour in sport, with a study finding offensive language is rife in junior rugby union.
Some of Australia's sports have taken steps to achieve pay equity for male and female athletes — now a group of 17 sporting chiefs release a plan to close the gender pay gap.
A champion Paralympian had to slide down two flights of stairs on her bottom at a cinema. Now she is calling on businesses to make disability access a priority.