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Profiles

Kylie Palmer Opens Up About her Ban from Swimming

Kylie Palmer opens up about her controversial ban from World Swimming, her fight to clear her name and battle to rediscover her love for the sport.

Female Test Umpires? Meet the Woman Who’s Paving the Way!

Meet the woman who wants to be the first female test cricket umpire. You won’t believe what Karen Naylor has had to endure over the past two decades.

I Want to be the Next Indigenous Netballer to Play for Australia

Firebirds shooter Beryl Friday is the only Aboriginal player in the ANZ Netball Championship and wants to become the first to play for Australia in 15 years

Be Brave – Courtney Hancock

Champion surf ironwoman Courtney Hancock opens up about her battle with bullies in the latest edition of our “Be Brave” series.

Be Brave – Felicity Palmateer

Felicity Palmateer stars in the first episode of our “Be Brave” series as she takes us through how she conquered the biggest wave ever surfed by an Australian woman.

Is the World Cup Farewell for Diamonds Captain Laura Geitz?

Laura Geitz is the inspirational leader of the Diamonds but is she set to retire after the Netball World Cup? She talks to Sportette ahead of the tournament

Diamonds Coach Courting Success

Lisa Alexander has led the Diamonds to a 19 game winning streak but the World Cup will prove their biggest test. The coach has left no stone unturned to prepare.

Dear Me, There’s something I have to tell you

Paralympian, author & founder of “Join the Revolution” campaign Jessica Salamati (nee Smith) is on a mission to empower young women. In a moving and gripping letter she sends a powerful message to her younger self.

Melissa Barbieri’s Fight to be Mother and Matilda

When Melissa Barbieri became a mother, she had no idea she’d have to fight a system just to play again. Now, at 35, she’s headed for her 4th World Cup.

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