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Remember the first (and last) time the world's greatest footballers came to Australia?

Remember the first (and last) time the world's greatest footballers came to Australia?

Before the A-League, W-League, Matildas and Socceroos' modern era all revolutionised football in Australia, 20 years ago, Australia welcomed the best footballers in the world. With the Matildas set to star at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics and then host the 2023 Women's World Cup, it begs the question...what was it like to host the best female footballers in the world in Sydney 2000? 29 Sep 2020
Sydney Olympic hero reminisces about her golden moment

Sydney Olympic hero reminisces about her golden moment

It’s been 20 years since Lauren Burns' famous gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. The sight of Burns running around the State Sports Centre with the Australian flag is part of Olympic folklore. 21 Sep 2020
30,000 packed fans: First Matildas Olympian remembers 'changing point' 20 years ago

30,000 packed fans: First Matildas Olympian remembers 'changing point' 20 years ago

Matildas legend Alison Forman fondly recalls the Matildas Olympic debut at the Sydney 2000 games. 11 Sep 2020
AFLW star leaves comp to focus on Matildas

AFLW star leaves comp to focus on Matildas

Dual Sydney FC and GWS Giants star Ellie Brush has announced she won't be appearing in the AFLW as she seeks a spot for the Matildas in the Tokyo 2021 Olympics. 19 Aug 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
Tokyo Olympics 'not likely' to be held in 2021

Tokyo Olympics 'not likely' to be held in 2021

A Kobe University virus expert says he's "very pessimistic" about the chances of the Tokyo Olympics going ahead in 2021. 21 Apr 2020