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Data investigation: whip breach one of thousands

Data investigation: whip breach one of thousands

November 14, 2019

Publicly available stewards reports show that more than 90 per cent of all jockeys reported for whipping breaches in NSW are escaping fines or suspension.

Lions dominate in South-West Football finals

November 6, 2019

Lions coach John Baggetta has hailed Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault’s teamwork as the crucial factor...

Homophobic posts harmful to LGBTI youth: pro footballer

October 17, 2019

"Israel Folau and his Christian faith are at a cross-roads with Rugby Australia."

Road racing not for the faint hearted

Road racing not for the faint hearted

October 11, 2019

Relph is now a professional motorcycle racer and said it was out of the love she had for watching others...

Women’s football gets popularity boost

Women’s football gets popularity boost

October 11, 2019

Football has become Australia’s most popular participation-based sport, with the National Participation...

Kids’ sports program caters to all abilities

Kids’ sports program caters to all abilities

October 3, 2019

 The program, which is called the Gold Coast Inclusive Sports Program, began its first season in 2016 a...

Gold Coast teen strides to success

Gold Coast teen strides to success

September 26, 2019

The Gold Coast teen, who has been race walking since she was nine, said the sport was a part of her life...

The self-starter behind Ladies Who league

The self-starter behind Ladies Who league

July 26, 2019

Even in late summer in Sydney, when the NRL season was kicking off amid a series of sex tape scandals,...

Pallister dominates in pool, but it’s only the start

Pallister dominates in pool, but it’s only the start

April 23, 2019

While many people spent Easter Sunday relaxing with food and family, Cotton Tree’s Lani Pallister was flying home from Adelaide after a triumphant week at the National Age Swimming Championships.

Where are all the female coaches?

Where are all the female coaches?

November 20, 2018

Women's sport in Australia is one the rise but females are still very under-represented in the coaching ranks.

Hard times to shine in the “men’s game”

Hard times to shine in the “men’s game”

October 25, 2018

Such has been the growth of women's football in recent years, nearly one in three grassroots footballers are now female. But the players have found that this comes at a cost. Matthew Donald reports.

Put up your dukes: he’s an MMA man now

Put up your dukes: he’s an MMA man now

October 23, 2018

After failing to make the judo team for the Rio Olympics, Duke Didier looked instead to mixed martial arts.

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