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Sport March 21, 2020
Organised sport out for the count
As coronavirus sweeps the planet, sport has become one of its many casualties. Olympic athletes have been left in limbo, with the Tokyo Games yet to be cancelled.
news December 21, 2019
Examining the second draft of religion bill
Five years after George Brandis declared ‘people have the right to be bigots’, the government wants that proposition enshrined in law.
Sport February 22, 2020
Inside the AIS
The Australian Institute of Sport has long produced our Olympic hopefuls. Is the model still fit for purpose, or is an overhaul overdue?
Sport December 14, 2019
Track cycling world champion Stephanie Morton
Following Anna Meares’ retirement, Stephanie Morton has emerged as Australia’s new track sprinting star. This weekend the reigning world champion races in Brisbane, but her sights are firmly set on Tokyo 2020.
Sport September 21, 2019
Amanda Spratt’s cycling hopes
Australian cyclist Amanda Spratt had her best season yet in 2018 – but fell just short of the world title. Can she go one better this year?
Sport August 31, 2019
Boomers set to take on the world
Fresh from a historic win over the United States, Australia’s basketballers head to the FIBA World Cup in China with their sights set on a medal.
Sport July 27, 2019
Two-time Tour de France stage-winner Caleb Ewan
Once heralded as ‘cycling’s next big thing’, Caleb Ewan was controversially left off his team’s 2018 Tour de France roster. Given a start this year with Lotto Soudal, the Australian sprinter has now rewarded the Belgian outfit with two stage wins.
Sport July 06, 2019
Lydia Williams, the conqueror
An early exit from the FIFA Women’s World Cup left the Matildas bitterly disappointed. But for Indigenous goalkeeper Lydia Williams it just offers another opportunity to overcome adversity.
Sport June 22, 2019
Matildas live their ‘never say die’ motto
After a tumultuous few months marred by speculation and scrutiny, the Matildas’ fightback against Brazil showed a team determined to prove its critics wrong.
Sport May 11, 2019
Australian cycling team’s world stage
How Mitchelton-Scott, Australia’s only World Tour cycling team, is scaling the heights of road racing.