The substandard condition of the SCG surface for Saturday night's A-League game shows yet again footballers are being forced to perform skills on a surface that has barely been suitable for the aerial pursuits of the AFL or NRL, writes Richard Hinds.
Trampoline park businesses are being driven out of business by sky rocketing insurance costs.
Central Queensland is not famed for its great surf, but that could change with the creation of a wave pool at a man-made, inland lake that could produce world-first 2.4 metre waves.
Social team sports give city dwellers not just exercise, but often a sense of connectedness with their communities and broader society. As the population grows, those who plan our inner city spaces must recognise the part these teams play in social cohesion.
After a childhood spent not knowing how to swim, lifelong "shallow-ender" Ben Pobjie finally took the plunge as an adult. It was painful and humiliating, but also exciting and life-affirming.