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Profiles

Still on ‘Tops’ of the World – What Drives Edwina Tops-Alexander

Edwina Tops-Alexander speaks exclusively to Sportette about the joys and hurdles of growing up in Australia, the challenges of mixed competition, the retirement of Cevo Itôt du Chateau and what still drives her to be the best.

Lingerie League to Rugby World Cup

Chloe Butler is swapping the lingerie for the green and gold – set to represent Australia at the Rugby World Cup and she credits the LFL for her success.

Boxing Dream – One Long Fight to Glasgow

Meet the three Australian women set to make sporting history at the Commonwealth Games as women’s boxing makes its debut. It hasn’t been easy getting there.

Gold – a hop, skip and jump away!

Linda Leverton is one of the most fiercely determined members of the Australian athletics team, but it’s been a long, hard road to Glasgow.

Jenneke Hopes to Dance on Commonwealth Stage

Michelle Jenneke’s pre-race dance routine made her an internet star but the Australian hurdler is out to prove she’s more than just a YouTube sensation and has her sights set on the Comm Games.

Sally on Love, Life and the Endless Fight for Women Surfers

Sally Fitzgibbons speaks to Sportette about life, love and the endless battle to change old school attitudes ahead of a defining week for women’s surfing.

Racing Back from a World of Hurt

Aussie mountain bike rider Tracey Hannah’s new focus after making a remarkable recovery from a terrifying crash, that nearly claimed her life.

The Women Refereeing the Men

Meet the women refereeing the men. They’re breaking new ground in officiating and it could see one become the NRL’s first female referee.

The Secret Life of Australia’s First Female Jockey

In an era when women weren’t allowed to be jockeys, Wilhemena “Bill” Smith raced her whole career as a man. Her secret life wasn’t revealed until her death.

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