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women in sport

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.

Why Women’s AFL Isn’t Just Good Business – It’s Big Business

The AFL has one massive marketable product on its hands. When you think of what Women’s AFL has achieved in just 35 years, imagine the next 10.

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.

“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.

Charlotte Caslick

Charlotte Caslick is one of the key members of the Australian Women’s Rugby 7s team preparing to make their debut at …

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.

If it’s the AFLW why not AFLM? Could a name change see gender equality in sport?

There’s a distinct language barrier that’s impeding equaity for women’s sports. What’s in a name? Well, actually a lot!

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