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News & Views

I’m Plus Size and I’m an Athlete

Plus size, Leah Gilbert was always too afraid to call herself an athlete until she realised similar young girls need a realistic not popular idea of what an ‘athlete’ looks like.

Sportette’s Annual Women in Sport Wish List

Sportette has asked the most influential athletes and administrator their wish for the women in their sport for next year and in five years.

Dark Day for Women’s Sport – Why You Should Care

Cutting the broadcast of Women’s basketball & soccer would see the sports decline to levels not seen in decades – the long term affects will be devastating.

The World Surfing Title Showdown Lowdown

The Women’s World Surfing title race is headed for the most dramatic Finale the sport has ever seen. It’s all all-Australian battle between Sally, Steph and Tyler – for everything you need to know here is your Showdown Lowdown.

Sandy Brondello’s Shock at the Women’s Game in Australia

WNBA Coach of the Year Sandy Brondello has played & coached at the highest level but says the women’s game in Australia hasn’t developed & isn’t promoted the way it should.

How is This Selling Sports Clothes?

A new campaign by a sportswear company to sell women’s sports clothes has sparked outrage with it more suited to a men’s magazine. Does sex sell sport?

The Afghan Women’s Cycling Team

Meet the bravest cyclists in the world. They’re risking everything by daring to break a major social taboo…to ride.

Checkmate – the World Champion Sailor at 13

Sophie Alexander was 11 years old when she first took to the water sailing and soon found herself travelling the world and being crowned World Champion.

10 Most Powerful Female Leaders in World Sport

These are the most powerful women in world sport. They play vital roles in some of the biggest sports organisations and clubs in the world, smashing the glass ceiling of sports administration.

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