Abby Bishop is back in the Opals squad after being forced out because of BA’s controversial policy. Will it change? We catch up with the star following an incredible year both on & off the court.
She challenged men to races, would dive from heights in a burning bag, was a daredevil, an adrenalin junkie and the year was 1906. Meet Australian swimming pioneer Beatrice Kerr.
Netball was trying to sell its ANZ Championships as tough but went about it the wrong way and it looked more like a domestic violence ad. There are better ways to promote toughness.
Katrina Gorry is Asia’s best footballer but leads very different lives back home to abroad. When overseas she can live every female footballer’s dream.
Nothing will change unless something is said & action taken. Recent events show Women in Sport need to find their voice and be seen AND heard.
Christina Saenz de Santamaria is no daredevil, nor adrenalin junkie. She finds beauty in fear. One of the world’s leading freedivers she’s now taking it to a whole new level. No Limits Diving.
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 has asked the most influential athletes and administrator their wish for the women in their sport for next year and in five years.
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.
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