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sport July 21, 2021

Andrew Hoy saddles up for Tokyo 2020

At 62, three-time Olympic gold medallist Andrew Hoy is in Tokyo for his eighth Games – the most of any Australian athlete in history.

tennis July 17, 2021

Ash Barty’s Wimbledon victory

Ash Barty’s win at Wimbledon last weekend was a childhood dream, fulfilled with grace and humility.

sport July 10, 2021

Winter Olympics discontent

With the Beijing Winter Olympics just seven months away, calls for a diplomatic boycott over China’s human rights record are heating up.

cycling July 3, 2021

Tour riders wheels up for Tokyo Olympics

As if the narrow time frame between the Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympics men’s road race isn’t challenging enough, Covid-19 puts another spoke in the wheel.

nrl June 26, 2021

NRL head knocks and player welfare

Long known for its unique brutality, rugby league is facing an identity crisis as it comes to grips with the issue of player welfare.

sport June 19, 2021

Sprint champion Hana Basic

Sprinter Hana Basic launched into the athletics spotlight in 2013 only to retreat again to live her ‘best life’. When Covid-19 put an end to travel and parties, Basic got back to work and has become Australia’s fastest woman.

soccer June 12, 2021

Success at last for Melbourne City

When it comes to cash, City Football Group has plenty to kick around. Now the owner of Melbourne City may, finally, be able to add the A-League’s biggest title to its collection.

cricket June 5, 2021

It’s just not cricket

Despite three years having passed, the cricketers at the centre of the Sandpapergate scandal cannot expect forgiveness from sports-worshipping Australians any time soon.

tennis May 29, 2021

Rising tennis star Alexei Popyrin

With Alexei Popyrin steaming towards a top-50 world ranking, all eyes are on the winner of the boys’ singles at the 2017 French Open, and his imminent return to Roland Garros.

basketball May 22, 2021

Australia’s 3x3 basketball shot

As 3x3 basketball makes its way into the Olympic arena, the Australian women’s team is hoping to get a shot at a history-making medal in Tokyo.

sport May 15, 2021

Surfer and environmentalist Pacha Light

Ecuadorian–Australian surfer Pacha Light was poised for a promising career on the professional circuit. Instead, because of her passion for the environment, she chose to step away from corporate sponsorship.