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Australia backing historic women's tennis merger

Australia backing historic women's tennis merger

The home nation of women's number one Ash Barty is backing a historic suggestion to merge the WTA and ATP tennis governing bodies. 27 Apr 2020
Barty talks 'bizarre' coronavirus, 'tricky' isolation and an 'uncertain' future

Barty talks 'bizarre' coronavirus, 'tricky' isolation and an 'uncertain' future

Ash Barty has detailed the struggles she's facing adjusting to a strange COVID19 period so far. 27 Apr 2020
Behind the Image: iconic Ikon closed

Behind the Image: iconic Ikon closed

Closed. In a literal sense, behind this image is the Carlton administration area, cafe and media hub. A more poetic reading yields a look into what was a quiet, futile last gasp of a league about to go into permanent recession for the remainder of 2020. 18 Apr 2020
Virus won't stop Aussie women: Green

Virus won't stop Aussie women: Green

Young Australian golf star Hannah Green says uncertainty about the LPGA Tour resumption is proving harder to deal with than the break itself as she prepares for her major title defence. 14 Apr 2020
‘It builds a great culture’: Kara Antonio on Fremantle’s undefeated season

‘It builds a great culture’: Kara Antonio on Fremantle’s undefeated season

As the AFLW season came to a close, Dockers Captain Kara Antonio took the time out of her day to speak about all things Fremantle and about her tips for getting through this isolation period. 9 Apr 2020
W-League hit hardest with players ineligible for JobKeeper payments

W-League hit hardest with players ineligible for JobKeeper payments

W-League footballers stand to be among the hardest hit sportspeople from the coronavirus crisis due to many players' ineligibility for the government's JobKeeper subsidies. 8 Apr 2020
High hopes for the future of AFLW

High hopes for the future of AFLW

Despite an unfortunately short season, there’s no doubt that the AFLW is increasing steadily in popularity, raising the bar for women’s sporting leagues and setting a strong precedent for inclusivity that will hopefully prevail for many years to come. 6 Apr 2020
A comprehensive guide to coronavirus' impact on Australian football

A comprehensive guide to coronavirus' impact on Australian football

Australian football at all levels has been brought to a halt by the coronavirus outbreak, putting strain on the FFA and the A-League in particular. 3 Apr 2020
AFLW future unclear amidst financial insecurity

AFLW future unclear amidst financial insecurity

The AFL have secured a line of credit to cushion the blow of the delayed season, but it remains unclear how the AFLW will be affected by financial uncertainty in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 31 Mar 2020
The 15 eeriest coronavirus sport photos from around the world

The 15 eeriest coronavirus sport photos from around the world

As the deadly COVID19 pandemic creates global havoc, we've collated 15 of the strangest - and eeriest - photos from the resulting impact on sport around the world 29 Mar 2020
Grim prospects: The AFLW in 2021

Grim prospects: The AFLW in 2021

Only in times of war has the footy world been as shaken; but the plague of coronavirus has caused what no conflict has before – the cancellation of the remainder of a top flight season. 26 Mar 2020
'One of the most contentious aspects of the women's league': Why cancel the AFLW?

'One of the most contentious aspects of the women's league': Why cancel the AFLW?

While most AFLW fans, players and clubs agree that putting a stop to the AFLW season was an unfortunate but necessary decision, there is much debate as to whether the season should have been cancelled or postponed. 24 Mar 2020
'We're gonna get it!': AFLW Semi-finals Social Wrap

'We're gonna get it!': AFLW Semi-finals Social Wrap

With the rapid changes due to the COVID-19 measures put in place over the week, we’re glad to see that each AFLW club has found some joy in the uncertainty of these times. Check out some of the best posts to grace our screens during the first (and only) round of finals! 24 Mar 2020
Watch! What you missed in the AFLW semi-finals

Watch! What you missed in the AFLW semi-finals

Despite the empty stands, and the celebratory high-fives and hugs being swapped for fist bumps and elbows, the physicality on-field was just as intense in the semi-finals as it had been all season, producing nail-biting finishes, impressive individual goals and entertaining team song renditions, in what would sadly be the last week of AFLW for the 2020 season. 23 Mar 2020
BREAKING: AFLW cancelled in response to coronavirus pandemic

BREAKING: AFLW cancelled in response to coronavirus pandemic

It’s a devastating blow to the clubs and players that have made it to the preliminary finals, but the 2020 season has officially been cancelled. 22 Mar 2020
'A crazy rollercoaster': This week's biggest AFLW talking points

'A crazy rollercoaster': This week's biggest AFLW talking points

After a turbulent week for Aussie football, the big questions have finally been answered. 19 Mar 2020