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Profiles

11 Women to Watch at the Rio Paralympics

These women will inspire, captivate and have you jumping off the couch cheering them on while shouting at the TV. And they’re just a handful of the amazing athletes competing in the green and gold in Rio.

From Matilda to Marquee Player – the Code Switch of AFL Star Brianna Davey

Brianna Davey was forced to quit AFL at a young age but she become an elite athlete in another football code.
Now she’s back and has gone from Matilda to Marquee player for the inaugural Women’s AFL League.

Meet Modern Pentathlete Chloe Esposito

Chloe Esposito is about to embark on her second Olympics in modern pentathlon, a sport she has a strong family history in.

Golden Girls! How Women’s Rugby has Changed & the Media has Changed Too

Sevens Olympic Gold Medallist Nicole Beck and journalist Sam Squiers reflect on what’s changed in Women’s Rugby since they first met for a story 8 years ago

“Our Cate” Campbell – I’m Not A Nice Person!

Cate Campbell talks to Sportette about sexism, swimming & the family turmoil that rocked her last Olympics – oh and don’t think she’s a ‘nice’ girl.

Behind the Scenes of La Course with OricaAIS

Sportette is inside the OricaAIS camp for the Women’s Tour de France for a behind the scenes perspective on the race

Bronte Campbell – the Poet Uncaged

Underneath the goggles and cap lies a side of Bronte Campbell few people know about – the poet. Here she shares the poem she wrote to inspire the Australian Swim Team.

Meet the Only Female Pilot in the Red Bull Air Race

Melanie Astles made history as the first female to compete in the Red Bull Air Race. She talks to Sportette about her climb to the top, setbacks along the way and her advice to all women.

How This Aussie Surfer Became A Winter Sports Star

In the winter sports scene Danielle Scott is kinda a big deal. She’d hardly seen snow before she took up Aerial Skiing and now she’s one of the world’s best.

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