olympics

Matildas' Foord faces virus quarantine

Matildas' Foord faces virus quarantine

Caitlin Foord will be quarantined for 14 days before returning to Arsenal, while there are concerns over the Matildas' friendlies against the USA and Canada. 12 Mar 2020
'We're going to go out whether there's a crowd or not...'

'We're going to go out whether there's a crowd or not...'

Coronavirus precautions mean the Matildas will face Vietnam behind closed doors but their preparation for their Olympic qualifier has been business as usual. 9 Mar 2020
Matildas keep eyes on Olympic prize

Matildas keep eyes on Olympic prize

Australia coach Ante Milicic says his side will not lose focus in Wednesday's Olympic play-off in Vietnam despite a thumping first-leg win. 7 Mar 2020
Matildas Player Ratings vs Vietnam

Matildas Player Ratings vs Vietnam

A dominant 5-0 victory from the Matildas which has essentially booked their ticket to Tokyo. 6 Mar 2020
Will the Women Be Given A Shot to Step Up at Teahupoo?

Will the Women Be Given A Shot to Step Up at Teahupoo?

Teahupoo approved as the Paris 2024 Olympic Surfing venue for both men’s & Women’s events. 6 Mar 2020
Unchanged Matildas set for Golden playoff

Unchanged Matildas set for Golden playoff

The Matildas will take an unchanged squad into their home-and-away Olympic qualification playoff next month against Vietnam. 19 Feb 2020
Matildas Player Ratings vs China

Matildas Player Ratings vs China

The Matildas have Emily Van Egmond to thank as they salvaged a 1-1 draw at home to China and topping Group B. They will now face Vietnam in a two-legged affair in March to earn a spot at Tokyo 2020. 13 Feb 2020
Matildas' Foord ready to shoot for Gunners

Matildas' Foord ready to shoot for Gunners

Matildas striker Caitlin Foord is looking forward to spreading her wings with Arsenal once this week's Olympic qualifying stage is over. 8 Feb 2020
Esposito will not be defending gold medal

Esposito will not be defending gold medal

Chloe Esposito is set to miss the Tokyo Olympics. She is the 2016 Rio Olympics Modern Pentathlon Gold Medalist. 4 Feb 2020
Quarantined China team training in Brisbane hotel's hallways

Quarantined China team training in Brisbane hotel's hallways

China's best female footballers have been forced to train in hotel corridors ahead of their Olympic qualifying opener in Sydney on Friday. 4 Feb 2020
Unfinished business for Matildas' Emily Gielnik

Unfinished business for Matildas' Emily Gielnik

Matildas forward Emily Gielnik has plenty of motivation heading into the Olympics qualifying matches in Sydney. 4 Feb 2020
Taiwan beat Thais in Olympic qualifier

Taiwan beat Thais in Olympic qualifier

The Matildas will face a rejuvenated Taiwan who upset Thailand in an Olympic Games soccer qualifier on Monday. 3 Feb 2020
China’s disadvantage benefits Australia

China’s disadvantage benefits Australia

A rejig of China's draw for the upcoming Sydney Tokyo Olympic qualifiers puts the team at a heavy disadvantage. 1 Feb 2020
11 years between Matildas caps too long for W-League's 'Pirlo, Xavi, Iniesta'

11 years between Matildas caps too long for W-League's 'Pirlo, Xavi, Iniesta'

There are growing calls for Western Sydney Wanderers’ midfielder Ella Mastrantonio to be drafted into Ante Milicic’s Australian squad for next year’s Olympic qualifiers, ending a 11 year international drought for one of the best technical players in Australia. 2 Dec 2019
Garriock: Devastating if Matildas fail again

Garriock: Devastating if Matildas fail again

A successful Olympics campaign after the World Cup "failure" is vital for the Matildas because time is running out for this squad, warns former star Heather Garriock. 15 Nov 2019
The Gold, The Guns, The Glory: The Best Of Sally Pearson

The Gold, The Guns, The Glory: The Best Of Sally Pearson

From the sheer relief of the narrowest by-a-nose win to the raw, devastating emotion of her retirement, recap the life and times of one of Australia's greatest Olympians. 6 Aug 2019