Sydney Olympics

Why Must Athletes Be Seen, But Not Heard?

How many Politicians have used sport to try and win favour with voters? Those who remember the Sydney Olympics will recall how then Prime Minister John Howard was like and Australian version of “Where’s Wally.” Except rather than wearing a

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 Right to Play God Puts the Olympic Ideal at Risk

There have been many debates over the years on how the professionalism of sport has killed the spectacle. Rather than a coach and an assistant coach of yesteryear the top teams around the world now have full time physios, sports

Are The State Bodies Representing Everyone’s Best Interests?

The Board elections for the Football Federation of Australia next month have probably seen the most interest from the football community in the 11 years that the FFA have been in existence. Yet once again a lack of unity within