sport

soccer November 10, 2018

Zahli Currie, 18, futsal player Australian Under 19s team

Teenaged futsal player Zahli Currie on international competition and the Deadly Dancers.

sport November 3, 2018

Midfield maestro: Jane Claxton, 26, hockey player

Hockeyroos Player of the Year Jane Claxton on family tradition, using injury to reignite passion for her sport and becoming a ‘crazy dog lady’.

netball October 27, 2018

Best medicine: Verity Charles, 27, netballer

Verity Charles on the challenges of managing an incurable auto-immune condition, who she looks to for inspiration, and the exciting, game-changing elements of Fast5 netball.

soccer October 20, 2018

Shot stopper: Jada Whyman, 18, soccer player

Western Sydney Wanderers goalie Jada Whyman on family sacrifice, breaking into the Matildas and becoming a stronger, prouder Indigenous woman.

sport October 13, 2018

That daring young man: Matthew Wareing, 17, flying trapeze artist

Matt Wareing on why he gave up soccer for flying trapeze and how he came to be catching his mum.

sport July 14, 2018

Gaming machine: Brandon ‘Claire’ Nguyen, 20, eSports player

Brandon “Claire” Nguyen on giving up a ‘normal life’ for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play eSports full-time.

cycling July 7, 2018

Scratch work: Amy Cure, 25, cyclist

World champion and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Amy Cure on what it takes to be the best on two wheels and her hunger for Olympic glory.

sport June 30, 2018

Keeping the faith: Dejen ‘DJ’ Gebreselassie, 25, runner

He was born in a refugee camp in Sudan; now he represents Australia on the world stage. Dejen Gebreselassie explains his pride in his adopted home and the healing power of running.

afl June 30, 2018

Indigenous players and the AFL

Five years ago guidelines were established to help Indigenous AFL recruits throughout their careers. But with little being done, a group of ex-players has now decided to turn words into actions.

sport June 23, 2018

Tall in the saddle: Emma Booth, 27, equestrian

After a horrific car accident left her unable to walk, Emma Booth had just one goal – getting back on a horse and representing Australia at the Paralympics.

motor sports June 16, 2018

Back on track: Melinda Price, 47, race-car driver

Touring car driver Melinda Price on her return from a 10-year break from racing and the thrills of competing in a male-dominated sport.