Aussie Steelers down Canada to win wheelchair rugby cup

25 October

The Australian Steelers have beaten Canada to win the 2023 International Wheelchair Rugby Cup in Paris. The men’s team are set to start among the favourites for Paralympic gold next year, also in the French capital, after storming to a 53-48...[Read More]

Aussie sporting stars tackle big issues facing girls

18 October

Two top Australian female athletes are teaming up to tackle a “disappointing” problem holding young women back. Matildas striker Emily Gielnik and AFLW Hawthorn player Akec Makur Chuot will join forces to place gender equality in the...[Read More]

Olympics can help save international cricket: CA boss

18 October

Cricket officials hope the sport’s return to the Olympics can be the silver bullet the international game needs to fend off the threat of losing players to full-time franchise deals. Confirmed on Monday as one of five new sports for the Los...[Read More]

Australia confident in hosting next Commonwealth Games

11 October

Australia remain confident of hosting the next Commonwealth Games but concede a 2026 event could slip away as negotiations continue to salvage the multi-sport event. Any decision on a host and format for the next Games is likely to drift into 2024,...[Read More]

Matildas and Socceroos keen to lock in new pay deal

27 September

Matildas and Socceroos players are desperate to get their next collective bargaining agreement locked in before embarking on hectic international football schedules. The current CBA for senior national teams expires on Sunday. Football Australia and...[Read More]

Sports concussion report looks to tackle issue head on

6 September

A landmark inquiry into the impact and extent of concussions in sport has recommended improved data collection, greater research and better management of the medical condition. The federal parliamentary inquiry investigated concussions and repeated...[Read More]

McLachlan backs updated AFL review system for finals

6 September

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan is confident updates to the league’s ARC system will ensure a repeat of the recent goal review howler is avoided during the finals series. Adelaide missed out on a top-eight berth after Ben Keays was controversially...[Read More]

Technology high on AFL footy boss Kane’s agenda

30 August

New AFL football boss Laura Kane will prioritise the league’s implementation of improved technology as she seeks to improve match officiating. The league has been trialling ball-tracking hardware in the hope it will eventually assist goal umpires...[Read More]

Almost half of elite athletes ‘earn below poverty line’

30 August

Almost half of Australia’s best athletes are earning below the poverty line threshold with an annual income of less than $23,000. That’s the finding from the Australian Sports Foundation, which warns that without bolstered financial support the...[Read More]

AFLW prize money to match men’s $1.1 million

23 August

AFLW players will still receive less than the men despite the league pledging to double the prize money for the 2023 season. The announcement was made on Monday by incoming AFL chief Andrew Dillon, less than two weeks until the first round of season...[Read More]

Much to be revealed in the race for AFL finals spots

16 August

Much like the rest of the competition, GWS coach Adam Kingsley says all will be revealed about his club in the next fortnight. With two home-and-away rounds remaining before the finals, three clubs – Collingwood, Brisbane and Port Adelaide – are...[Read More]

Matildas daring to dream as ‘scary’ Kerr prospect looms

9 August

The Matildas are into the quarter-finals of a Women’s World Cup blown wide open, high on confidence and believing they can handle whatever opponent is thrown at them. To top it all off, they’ve just got Sam Kerr back. Everything is opening up...[Read More]