The Matildas’ ranking has slipped from 7th to 11th after just two wins from 12 games under the Swedish coach - who, one year into his tenure, has still not set foot in Australia.
- by Dominic Bossi
Condemning this week’s violent protests in Melbourne is the easy bit. A more difficult task is understanding who these protesters are and what drove them to this point.
- by Chip Le Grand
The two best teams are playing off for the flag, but how do Melbourne and the Western Bulldogs make the most of their strengths while trying to keep their opponents in check?
- by Michael Gleeson
Today on Please Explain, sports reporter Sam McClure joins Nathanael Cooper from Perth to look at Saturday’s historic AFL Grand Final.
- by Nathanael Cooper
Japan’s attack coach Tony Brown has kept a close eye on the Wallabies ahead of a clash in October, and has identified the secrets behind Australia’s post-Bledisloe resurgence.
- by Paul Cully
Senior police privately admit they got it horribly wrong on Saturday and needed to change tactics.
- by John Silvester
As Victoria sets a new daily record for COVID cases, attention is turning to the various statistical models, and what they say about the speed at which the virus will spread.
- by Liam Mannix
If Des Hasler is a demon for numbers, trawling through statistics in the early hours, the Sea Eagles ‘innovation consultant’ Ramy Haidar is even more obsessed.
- by Roy Masters