Gymnastics

Olympic Games Hosting To Be Limited To A Few Cities

Bidding for the world’s major sporting events is an expensive business, as Australia found out in its failed attempt to host the FIFA World Cup. It appears that the Governing bodies are aware that many Governments in tough economic times

Vale: Vera Caslavska – A Remarkable Woman

How many people have heard of the gymnast Vera Caslavska, who passed away yesterday? Selfishly her death struck me with great sadness as I had been endeavouring to find a way to meet her and interview her. I wanted to

Success Should Not Come Down to Medals Alone

“Win or die” was the wording of a telegram allegedly sent by Italy’s fascist dictator Benito Mussolini to coach of the Italian football team, Vittorio Pozzo, before the 1938 World Cup final. The document never survived and some players have

The Hungry Games – Kate Starre

Here is the second episode of our series on Western Australian Olympians filmed in coffee shops, bars and restaurants around Perth and Fremantle. In this episode we catch up with double gold medalist with the Hockeyroos, Kate Starre. We sat

The Hungry Games – Olivia Vivian

Every day as people in Western Australia go about there business there are amazing people walking alongside them, yet many would not even know who just walked past. Even sitting in a coffee shop, bar, or cafe how many of