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Captain Kerr Ruled Out Of Australian Women’s Football Squad For Paris Olympics On Cricketnmore

Captain Kerr Ruled Out Of Australian Women’s Football Squad For Paris Olympics On Cricketnmore

Paris Olympics: Matildas captain Samantha Kerr has been ruled out of the upcoming Paris Olympics due to her ACL injury, Australia’s governing body of football confirmed on Tuesday. Football Australia said in a statement that the 30-year-old skipper will continue her rehabilitation program in home club environments and subsequently will not be available for selection...

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Sam Kerr: Australia & Chelsea striker ruled out of Paris Olympics

Sam Kerr: Australia & Chelsea striker ruled out of Paris Olympics

The Matildas have had a difficult run-up to the Olympics, with several key players sidelined by injury. Midfielder Katrina Gorry has been out after ankle surgery, defender Clare Hunt has battled a foot fracture, and stalwart Aivi Luik has a hamstring injury. Young midfielder Amy Sayer also tore her ACL last month and has been...

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Kate Jenkins to lead Australian Sports Commission

Kate Jenkins to lead Australian Sports Commission

Former sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins has been appointed chair of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) for a five-year term. In her new role, Jenkins will lead the primary agency that funds and promotes sport around the country. Her appointment to the role comes at a pivotal time for sports in Australia, as codes across...

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The role of the coach in concussion in sport

The role of the coach in concussion in sport

As a coach, Loveday says he sees athletes at their best and at their worst which is why he was able to quickly identify that something was wrong. “It was really, really obvious with this individual – really charismatic athlete who for the space of about ten days was just quiet, wasn’t really engaging with...

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Kate Jenkins appointed as chair of Australian Sports Commission | PS News

Kate Jenkins appointed as chair of Australian Sports Commission | PS News

Kate Jenkins has been appointed as Chair of the Australian Sports Commission for a term of five years. Photo: National Press Club. Former Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins AO has been appointed as chair of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), replacing Josephine Sukkar. The five-year appointment was announced by the Federal Minister for Sport...

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ASC welcomes new Chair

ASC welcomes new Chair

ASC CEO Kieren Perkins OAM has welcomed the appointment. “Kate is one of Australia’s most distinguished leaders and her record of making systemic change across a range of sectors speaks for itself,” Mr Perkins said. “There is no doubt that Kate’s expertise will be a wonderful asset to the ASC and our whole sector as...

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Supercars 2024: Race calendar, schedule, results, how to watch racing series in Australia | Sporting News Australia

Supercars 2024: Race calendar, schedule, results, how to watch racing series in Australia | Sporting News Australia

The 2024 Supercars season is officially underway. From February through November, Australia’s greatest drivers will compete at some of the most iconic locations, all in search of the Supercars Championship.  MORE: What happened to Brodie Kostecki? Saga with Erebus concludes Supercars 2024 calendar, schedule and results The first Supercars event of 2024 was the Bathurst 500,...

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Jai Opetaia vs. Mairis Briedis 2 result: Australian survives late scare to reclaim IBF cruiserweight title | Sporting News United Kingdom

Jai Opetaia vs. Mairis Briedis 2 result: Australian survives late scare to reclaim IBF cruiserweight title | Sporting News United Kingdom

Jai Opetaia has survived a late rally from Mairis Briedis to reclaim the IBF cruiserweight world title with a unanimous decision (116-112 x2, 117-111) victory in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The rematch played out remarkably similar to their first meeting, with Opetaia banking most of the early rounds through smart boxing and quick movement. A head...

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Jai Opetaia vs. Mairis Briedis 2 result: Australian survives late scare to reclaim IBF cruiserweight title | Sporting News

Jai Opetaia vs. Mairis Briedis 2 result: Australian survives late scare to reclaim IBF cruiserweight title | Sporting News

Jai Opetaia has survived a late rally from Mairis Briedis to reclaim the IBF cruiserweight world title with a unanimous decision (116-112 x2, 117-111) victory in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The rematch played out remarkably similar to their first meeting, with Opetaia banking most of the early rounds with smart boxing and quick movement. A head...

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Women Score Goals Amid Persistent Sexism in Sports

Women Score Goals Amid Persistent Sexism in Sports

New research shows that despite ‘Matildas soccer mania’ gripping the nation during the 2023 World Cup, women footballers in general face an uphill battle gaining widespread acceptance in Australia and overcoming entrenched sexism. Sport is still overwhelmingly considered a male domain – particularly codes that have traditionally been played by men, such as AFL. Two...