tokyo olympics

'Top team that will challenge us' - Matildas to play Sweden in Olympic warm-up

'Top team that will challenge us' - Matildas to play Sweden in Olympic warm-up

The Matildas will continue their build-up for the Tokyo Olympics with a friendly against European heavyweights Sweden. 18 May 2021
'Change thinking and improve game sense,' encourages Matildas legend

'Change thinking and improve game sense,' encourages Matildas legend

Matildas legend Joey Peters has encouraged Australian coaches to improve the ‘game sense’ in women’s football. 15 Apr 2021
Matildas secure blockbuster Germany clash

Matildas secure blockbuster Germany clash

The Matildas will be back in action for the first time in more than a year when they take on world No.2 Germany in a key friendly ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. 25 Mar 2021
Tough love just the ticket for Matildas

Tough love just the ticket for Matildas

Matildas midfielder Tameka Yallop says new coach Tony Gustavsson's plan to arrange a tough schedule before this year's Olympics is ideal preparation for Tokyo. 21 Jan 2021
Burning Questions: Hannah Green

Burning Questions: Hannah Green

Hannah Green became the second consecutive woman from Western Australia to win the Greg Norman Medal following her stellar 2019 season, which included her maiden major victory at the Women’s US PGA Championship. 19 Aug 2020
Matildas veteran insists she's not 'near the end' despite speculation

Matildas veteran insists she's not 'near the end' despite speculation

Matildas defender Clare Polkinghorne, 31, is in no rush to hang up her boots, especially with the prospect of a home World Cup in 2023 to look forward to. 30 Jun 2020
Sermanni to coach NZ women at Olympics

Sermanni to coach NZ women at Olympics

Long-serving former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni has been confirmed as the NZ women's coach at next year's Tokyo Olympics. 14 Jun 2020
'What works...what doesn't...' - Polkinghorne keen to drive football future

'What works...what doesn't...' - Polkinghorne keen to drive football future

Matilda Clare Polkinghorne has her eyes on next year's Tokyo Olympics but is also keen to help drive football's future as part of the FFA's new think tank. 29 Apr 2020
Late Olympics benefits tired Tillies

Late Olympics benefits tired Tillies

Given the Matildas' heavy workload over the past two years, forward Caitlin Foord thinks the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics could work in their favour. 15 Apr 2020
Matildas' matches called off

Matildas' matches called off

The Matildas have been dealt a blow as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympics with friendlies against world No.1 USA and No.8 Canada cancelled due to coronavirus. 14 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
Coronavirus worries LPGA major champions

Coronavirus worries LPGA major champions

The LPGA Tour's return to the United States after three Asian events were cancelled due to the coronavirus has not allayed the fears of new mothers Brittany Lincicome and Stacy Lewis. 28 Feb 2020
Matildas to take on Canada in friendlies

Matildas to take on Canada in friendlies

The Matildas are set to play three friendlies with Women's World Cup bronze medallists Canada, with one to be a crucial part of preparations for the Tokyo Olympics if Australia qualify. 23 Jan 2020
Former Matildas still disagree on that 'bloody' nude calendar

Former Matildas still disagree on that 'bloody' nude calendar

It is amazing to think back in 1995 the Australian women’s soccer team were dubbed the 'Female Socceroos' or the 'Soccerettes'. 20 Jan 2020
Fit-again Simon eyeing Matildas return

Fit-again Simon eyeing Matildas return

Kyah Simon is fit and firing for Melbourne City as she attempts to break back into the Australian national team before the Tokyo Olympics. 4 Dec 2019
Matildas learn Olympic qualifying group

Matildas learn Olympic qualifying group

The Matildas will take on China, Taiwan and Thailand in the first phase of qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. 18 Oct 2019