Richard Cooke
is a journalist and writer for television. He is The Saturday Paper's sports editor.

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Sport April 05, 2014

The hard hitter: Bec Rawlings, 25, mixed martial arts

Describing herself as an "inflictor of ridiculously stylish violence", Bec Rawlings is the first Australian female fighter to sign with the Invicta Fighting Championships.

Sport March 29, 2014

Forward thinking: Ben Te’o, 27, rugby league player

After a difficult year, rugby league player Ben Te'o is being tipped as a possible future Rabbitohs captain.

Sport March 22, 2014

Twenty20 vision: Brad Hodge, 39, cricketer

Brad Hodge discusses representing Australia again in the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh.

Sport March 15, 2014

The great defender: Laura Geitz, 27, netball player

The Australian Diamonds captain on why she nearly quit netball.

Sport March 08, 2014

Fast company: Jessica Gallagher, 27, Paralympian

Paralympic bronze medallist Jessica Gallagher knows how to master her fears and the importance of trust.

Sport February 28, 2014

Bloods brother: Adam Goodes, 34, AFL player

Adam Goodes, Australian of the Year and two-time Brownlow Medallist, talks about injury, education and family.

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