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Sport May 19, 2018
Small wonder: Leilani Mitchell, 32, basketballer
She was told she was too small to be successful at basketball on the world stage. But Opals and WNBA point guard Leilani Mitchell made a point of proving her doubters wrong.
Sport October 14, 2017
Taking a punt: Lachlan Edwards, 25, American footballer
American footballer Lachlan Edwards on how a chance moment of boredom led to a career in the NFL, and why he steers clear of social media.
Culture November 04, 2017
Actor and director George Clooney
In Suburbicon, George Clooney’s latest turn behind the camera, the foibles of American society are again in the spotlight. Here, the actor–director talks about gun laws, the sanctity of the fourth estate and how failure breeds success. “No one wants to look at someone with a string of hits and a string of right decisions. You have to make bad decisions and … you have to make mistakes. You only learn from mistakes. You never learn from success.”
Sport August 26, 2017
Allen’s key: Rebecca Allen, 24, basketballer
WNBA basketballer Rebecca Allen on life, Liberty and refusing to become ‘that negative person in the background’ when things go wrong.
Culture August 12, 2017
Anthony LaPaglia’s pioneer spirit
Long before Australian actors were celebrated in the US, Anthony LaPaglia was forging a solid career in theatre and movies. But, he says, his rise to stardom could not have been more unexpected.
Sport May 20, 2017
Pitch perfect: Peter Moylan, 38, baseballer
Kansas City Royals’ Peter Moylan on what he misses about Australia and aiming for the World Series.
Sport December 10, 2016
Nathan Walker, 22, ice hockey player
Nathan Walker on being the first Australian drafted by an NHL team.
Sport November 05, 2016
Pushing through: Adam Gotsis, 24, American football player
Melbourne-born Adam Gotsis on the high-pressure world of America’s NFL.
Sport August 06, 2016
Golden dreams: Penny Taylor, 35, basketballer
Dual Olympic silver medallist and 2006 world champion and WNBA champion with Phoenix Mercury, Penny Taylor has her sights set on gold in Rio.
Culture July 16, 2016
Jacki Weaver in Hollywood
Actress Jacki Weaver had to wait until her 60s for worldwide acclaim. Now, the offers from Hollywood keep flooding in.
Culture June 11, 2016
Bruna Papandrea’s journey from Elizabeth to Hollywood
The Australian-born Hollywood producer putting women’s stories at the centre of film and television.
News March 12, 2016
Australian links to FBI drug-smuggling bust
As the alleged leader of an illegal sports gambling and international drug-smuggling ring awaits trial in the US, four Australians are also accused of having links to the network.