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No More Podium Girls at the Tour Down Under – These Sports Should Follow Suit

Cycling’s Tour Down Under has ditched its podium girls, now it’s time for these other sports to do the same.

Why 2017 Will Be The Biggest Year Yet For Women In Sport

It’s a landmark year which could change the face of sport in Australia for generations to come. Has it come too soon or are we ready? What it all means.

Will Your Daughter be a Sports Star? How Genetic Testing Has Gone Too Far

You can use genetic tests for many things these days including to detect athletic ability, but have we gone too far?

My Toughest Ride Yet…And It’s Not About The Bike

Professional cyclist Lizzie Williams went from Olympic hopeful in Europe to unable to leave the house in Melbourne in the toughest year of her life. Here she tells Sportette about her battle and fight for the sport she loves.

Big Wave Surfing: Women Don’t Need Empty Praise

The WSL held the first Women’s Big Wave World Tour Event and it wasn’t the same as the men’s. But women don’t need empty praise, this is what they need.

Where Are All the Female Cricket Umpires?

There are more women involved in cricket than ever before…but not in umpiring. And sadly women aren’t even knocking on the door.

Everything You Need to Know About Netball’s Fast5 World Series

What is netball’s short form game? How have the rules changed? Who is playing? Who is the one to watch? We have it all covered for you in this Fast5 preview.

Kim Brennan Raw and Real

Hard work doesn’t scare Olympic Gold Medallist Kim Brennan, this is the girl who trained the morning of her wedding & in this spine tingling clip you soon begin to realise why she truly is an exceptional athlete.

Sisters in Arms – The Secret Behind the Netball Diamonds’ Success

An exclusive extract from the new book “Shine: The Making of the Australian Netball Diamonds” which delves into the inner sanctum of the Diamonds revealing the secret to the team’s worldwide dominance

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