2016 rio olympics

Top moment: Esposito makes her return

Top moment: Esposito makes her return

After a year off from competing, Rio Olympic gold medalist Chloe Esposito hit the ground running in 2018. 31 Dec 2018
Young guns sign on

Young guns sign on

Dom Du Toit and Demi Hayes have both signed new deals set to take them through to Tokyo 2020. 4 Dec 2018
Memories of 2016: Rio 2016 Olympics

Memories of 2016: Rio 2016 Olympics

After 12 years the Matildas were finally at the Olympics and provided a tournament that extracted the full gamut of emotions. 31 Dec 2016
Moving forward for Alanna Kennedy

Moving forward for Alanna Kennedy

The referee has blown the whistle and extra time has expired with both teams still tied up.  How will the victor be decided? 10 Nov 2016
5 Things Learned: Australia v Zimbabwe

5 Things Learned: Australia v Zimbabwe

A reinvigorated Team Australia surged into the Olympic Quarter Finals despite a third place Group F finish, disposing of a gallant Zimbabwe 6-1. 12 Aug 2016
Australia win 6-1 over Zimbabwe for a quarter finals spot in Rio

Australia win 6-1 over Zimbabwe for a quarter finals spot in Rio

WE'RE THROUGH TO FINALS 10 Aug 2016
5 Things Learned: Australia v Germany

5 Things Learned: Australia v Germany

Team Australia successfully revived their Olympic campaign proving they can mix it with the best, sharing the spoils 2-2 with women’s football powerhouse, Germany. 7 Aug 2016
What it’s like: Olympian Dianne Alagich

What it’s like: Olympian Dianne Alagich

“I still get goosebumps thinking about it.” 1 Aug 2016
Rio 2016 Olympics: Full Squads

Rio 2016 Olympics: Full Squads

Here are the squads for the 12 teams competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics (updated as they are announced). 6 Jul 2016
Matildas set to face New Zealand in Rio Olympics send off match

Matildas set to face New Zealand in Rio Olympics send off match

Australia is set to meet fellow Rio 2016 qualifiers and Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand on 7 June 2016 at Etihad Stadium. 10 May 2016
Postecoglou: "I have a soft spot for the Matildas"

Postecoglou: "I have a soft spot for the Matildas"

As the meme states; what a time to be alive. 6 May 2016
Allyson Flynn flies the flag in Rio

Allyson Flynn flies the flag in Rio

2013 AFC Assistant Referee of the Year Allyson Flynn will be Australia's sole officiating representative at the Rio 2016 Women's Football Tournament. 3 May 2016
Matildas head into camp as Rio preparations ramp up

Matildas head into camp as Rio preparations ramp up

The Matildas formally commenced their preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympics with the Federal Sports Minister Sussan Ley and Football Federation Australia (FFA) CEO David Gallop on hand for the opening of the first camp. 2 May 2016
100 Days: Free Fixtures Wallpaper!

100 Days: Free Fixtures Wallpaper!

There is a 100 days to go to Rio 2016 and to celebrate we thought we would give the fans of our highest number of followers some free fixtures wallpaper as a present. 27 Apr 2016
ASC funding boosts Matildas Rio 2016 preparations

ASC funding boosts Matildas Rio 2016 preparations

The Matildas will have five camps in the lead up to the Rio 2016 Olympics thanks to funding assistance from the Australian Sports Commission. 15 Apr 2016
Matildas draw in Group F for Rio 2016

Matildas draw in Group F for Rio 2016

The Matildas have been draw in Group F for the Rio 2016 Women's Football Tournament alongside world no. 2 Germany, Canada and Zimbabwe. 15 Apr 2016
Deciphering the Rio 2016 Draw

Deciphering the Rio 2016 Draw

Earlier this evening the four pots for the Rio 2016 Olympics Women's Football Tournament were released by FIFA. 8 Apr 2016
Women's Olympic Football draw procedure

Women's Olympic Football draw procedure

The draw procedure and pots have been released for the Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 to be held on 14 April 2016 at the Maracana. 8 Apr 2016
Matildas Rio 2016 Olympics preparation delayed

Matildas Rio 2016 Olympics preparation delayed

The Matildas preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympics have been delayed amid discussions of a funding gap. 1 Apr 2016
The Olympic Experience

The Olympic Experience

The Women's Game  Contributing Editor Sarah Groube was the Tournament Administrator for football at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. 15 Mar 2016
AFCWOQ powers Matildas towards world elite

AFCWOQ powers Matildas towards world elite

While Australian fans have been delighted with the Matildas’ march to the Olympic Games with four consecutive victories, in the AFC qualifiers, what has had less attention is that the side is now on the verge of reaching the Top 5 in the FIFA Women’s World Rankings. 11 Mar 2016