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Major stars up for grabs as WNBL free agency period opens

Major stars up for grabs as WNBL free agency period opens

The Women's National Basketball League has announced that its free agency period started yesterday at 1:00 pm AEST. 5 Jun 2020
OP: Lanning and Healy are right. Do not shorten the WBBL

OP: Lanning and Healy are right. Do not shorten the WBBL

Cricket Australia is considering curtailing their Women's Big Bash League this season, something several high profile players disagree with. Not only would it take away opportunity but it could send a dangerous message about the importance of women in the game. 5 Jun 2020
10 reasons why you have to watch the W-League next season

10 reasons why you have to watch the W-League next season

In 2008 the FFA announced the formation of a national women’s football competition in order to offer “an unrivalled career path for talented elite women athletes.” Since then it has grown into an essential part of Australia’s football landscape. 4 Jun 2020
Power to the people: How a pandemic and the digital age is revolutionising the global fitness industry

Power to the people: How a pandemic and the digital age is revolutionising the global fitness industry

The fitness industry has long been restricted by stereotypes of its own making: sweaty gyms blasting techno music and an often-intimidating vibe. 3 Jun 2020
This reconciliation week 'Share A Yarn' with Jada Whyman

This reconciliation week 'Share A Yarn' with Jada Whyman

The Western Sydney Wanderers goalkeeper has been announced as an ambassador in the new Australian Institute of Sport's 'Share a Yarn' community engagement initiative. 3 Jun 2020
Fans vote on best W-League player from each team

Fans vote on best W-League player from each team

The W-League has released its list of best player for each team. 3 Jun 2020
The Matildas Hall of Famer who didn't kick a ball until 24

The Matildas Hall of Famer who didn't kick a ball until 24

Pat O’Connor admits she didn’t know much about soccer and literally hadn’t even kicked a ball until she was 24. 3 Jun 2020
Remembering the most dominant women's team in Australian history

Remembering the most dominant women's team in Australian history

If one was discussing the great St George football teams who won multiple titles in a row, you could easily be forgiven for thinking they were talking about the all conquering St George Dragons rugby league team, who won a staggering 11 NSWRL premierships in a row from 1956-1966. 3 Jun 2020
2020 Super Netball and Constellation Cups confirmed

2020 Super Netball and Constellation Cups confirmed

Netball Australia has confirmed that the 2020 Suncorp Super Netball season will go ahead and that 2020 Constellations Cup will be held afterwards. 1 Jun 2020
Australian women's cricket team announces packed summer schedule

Australian women's cricket team announces packed summer schedule

After months of uncertainty about the summer season, Cricket Australia announced that the Australia Women's National Team is scheduled to play three series in the upcoming season. 1 Jun 2020
Former Matilda among eight big Aussie names appointed to Olympic commissions

Former Matilda among eight big Aussie names appointed to Olympic commissions

Eight Australians were appointed to 2020 International Olympic Committee Commissions. 1 Jun 2020
Australian Olympic Team gives YOU a challenge

Australian Olympic Team gives YOU a challenge

In preparation for Olympic Day, to be held on June 23, 2020, the Australian Olympic Team is setting a challenge to the Australian people. 1 Jun 2020
Business as usual for Milicic, Matildas and Macarthur

Business as usual for Milicic, Matildas and Macarthur

The Macarthur FC Bulls are continuing with their plans for 2020/21, with the club’s inaugural coach Ante Milicic expected to fulfil his contract, despite his unfinished business with the Matildas. 1 Jun 2020
Matildas goalkeeper secures 'beautiful country' move in search of Olympic spot

Matildas goalkeeper secures 'beautiful country' move in search of Olympic spot

Matildas goalkeeper Teagan Micah has signed with Norwegian side Arna-Bjørnar. 31 May 2020
Williams, Na, Osaka: The greatest tennis moments of the decade

Williams, Na, Osaka: The greatest tennis moments of the decade

Over the past decade in women’s tennis, there have been memorable moments. The Women’s Game recapped some of the best moments from the last ten years. 30 May 2020
Meet Angela: The first Australian to score at a World Cup

Meet Angela: The first Australian to score at a World Cup

Trivia question. Who scored Australia’s first ever goal at a World Cup? If you said Tim Cahill, the legendary Socceroos striker, you would be wrong. 30 May 2020
The Matildas who made history in Chengdu

The Matildas who made history in Chengdu

Ten years on from landing Australian football its first silverware in Asia, current and former Matildas reflect fondly on their 2010 Asian Cup triumph. 29 May 2020
Matildas star quits NWSL, England move likely

Matildas star quits NWSL, England move likely

Steph Catley has announced that she has left the NWSL club the OL Reign. 28 May 2020
'A dream come true': NSW Swifts 2020 Preview

'A dream come true': NSW Swifts 2020 Preview

After a massive end to last season, the Super Netball powerhouse NSW Swifts will be seeking back-to-back triumphs upon the league's resumption. 28 May 2020
WNBL 2020-21 season announced 'with an eye on Tokyo'

WNBL 2020-21 season announced 'with an eye on Tokyo'

After COVID-19 put the upcoming WNBL season in limbo, Basketball Australia and the WNBL Commission announced the league's 2020-21 schedule today. 28 May 2020
Death of a Dutch pioneer with a lasting W-League impact

Death of a Dutch pioneer with a lasting W-League impact

Ex-Canberra United coach Liesbeth Migchelsen has passed way at age 49. She was battling cancer. 28 May 2020