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Can the Olympics follow the Commonwealth Games in equality?

Can the Olympics follow the Commonwealth Games in equality?

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games has laid much-needed groundwork for equality in international sporting events. 24 Apr 2018
Top 10 moments from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Top 10 moments from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

It's hard to believe that the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an end last weekend and it's now four years until Birmingham 2022 but in light of one of the biggest events coming to the Australian shores, lets look at the top 10 moments for female athletes at the Games. 23 Apr 2018
World Rugby looking to expand women's 7s series

World Rugby looking to expand women's 7s series

World Rugby has hinted that they will be adding another Rugby World Series event to their women's circuit soon. 18 Apr 2018
Youthful Hockeyroos to learn lessons from Games loss

Youthful Hockeyroos to learn lessons from Games loss

After losing the gold medal match 4-1 to New Zealand, Hockeyroos captain Emily Smith said they will learn from the loss and how to prepare when they face it again. 18 Apr 2018
Walsh: "I'm going to miss them"

Walsh: "I'm going to miss them"

It was the moment everyone knew was coming as Tim Walsh has ended his time as coach of Australia's Women's Sevens team. 17 Apr 2018
The perfect send off

The perfect send off

It was the perfect send off for Australian guard Belinda Snell who announced her international retirement on the eve of the gold medal match against England. 16 Apr 2018
"It will stick with us"

"It will stick with us"

The dust has settled and while the nation is still in shock about Australia's loss to England in the gold medal match, it is a moment the Diamonds won't be forgetting anytime soon. 16 Apr 2018
Commonwealth Games loss to motivate Aussie 7s

Commonwealth Games loss to motivate Aussie 7s

It was a heartbreaking loss for the Olympic gold medalist as they went down to New Zealand in the gold medal match in extra time. 16 Apr 2018
GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 11

GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 11

The Commonwealth Games has officially come to close on the Gold Coast and it ended in dramatic fashion for each of Australia's female athletes. 16 Apr 2018
De Rozario double gold

De Rozario double gold

After winning the T54 1500m on Tuesday, Madison de Rozario has claimed her second gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in T54 marathon this morning. 15 Apr 2018
Alexdaner: England are fighters

Alexdaner: England are fighters

Australian Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander has said Australia will have a fight on their hands when they take on England in the gold medal match this afternoon at Coomera Indoor Sports Centre. 15 Apr 2018
Aussie 7s through to gold medal match

Aussie 7s through to gold medal match

Australia is through the gold medal match of the women's Rugby Sevens at the Commonwealth Games. 15 Apr 2018
Tapper praises inclusivity of Games after gold medal win

Tapper praises inclusivity of Games after gold medal win

Table tennis star Melissa Tapper who won gold in the women's TT6-10 singles has praised the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games for their inclusivity. 15 Apr 2018
GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 10

GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 10

On the second last day, there was heartbreak and jubilation across the Commonwealth Games. The Hockeyroos were downed by New Zealand while England just defeated Jamaica in the netball semifinal for their first chance at a gold medal at a Games. 15 Apr 2018
ACL surgery to gold medalist

ACL surgery to gold medalist

Two months out from Commonwealth Games trials, boxer Anja Stridsman tore her ACL during a fight in Poland. 15 Apr 2018
Nicolson dedicates gold to her brothers

Nicolson dedicates gold to her brothers

Skye Nicolson has won a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the 57kg division in memory of the brothers she never met. 15 Apr 2018
McDermott surprising medal

McDermott surprising medal

A personal best jump of 1.91m for Nicola McDermott has seen 21-year-old claim the bronze medal in the high jump. 14 Apr 2018
Diamonds get to defend Glasgow gold

Diamonds get to defend Glasgow gold

The Diamonds are through to the gold medal match against England tomorrow afternoon after a 65-44 victory over New Zealand. 14 Apr 2018
Hosking: "It's a big f---ing deal"

Hosking: "It's a big f---ing deal"

"People say for road cycling that the Commonwealth Games aren't that big a deal but I am a Commonwealth Games champion and it is a big f***ing deal," Hosking told Channel 7. 14 Apr 2018
GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 9

GALLERY| Commonwealth Games Day 9

The athletics are in full swing at Cararra as rugby sevens kicked off today at Robina Stadium while the gymnastics program came to an end in Coomera. 14 Apr 2018
Nicolson, Stridsman and Parker going for gold

Nicolson, Stridsman and Parker going for gold

Boxers Skye Nicolson, Anja Stridsman and Caitlin Parker will be going for the gold medal in the final bouts today. 14 Apr 2018