Women’s Ashes: Megan Schutt underdog ahead of Australia v England

Women's Ashes: Megan Schutt underdog ahead of Australia v England

England slouched on the pitch at times in the men’s Ashes series and the women’s side proved equally clumsy on day one at Manuka Oval. The English were unlucky on the pitch at times during the men’s Ashes series and the trend continued on day one of the women’s single test at Manuka Oval, as … Read more

Gold Coast Suns’ Tori Groves-Little has come a long way ahead of AFLW Pride Tour

Gold Coast Suns' Tori Groves-Little has come a long way ahead of AFLW Pride Tour

“I first came out as bisexual when I was very young, and then I’ve been learning and evolving ever since.” Groves-Little’s two closest friends, one of whom also identifies as non-binary, were instrumental in helping them reach a stage where they felt they could express who they were. “There have been a lot of questions … Read more

Gold Coast Sun Tori Groves-Little on coming out as non-binary ahead of AFLW pride round

The Suns' Tori Groves-Little reaches for the ball mid-air with their right hand. They are wearing Gold Coast training gear

In October last year, Gold Coast Sun Tori Groves-Little posted a short message to Instagram: “Normalize checking gender pronouns, mine is they/them!” Loading With one simple award, Groves-Little officially became the first out, non-binary player in the AFLW competition. For those unfamiliar with non-binary gender identity, Groves-Little has a simple explanation: “Non-binary for me is … Read more

England and Australia hit by off-field problems ahead of Women’s Ashes series | Ashes of women

Jhe Blundstone Arena in Hobart has recently been the scene of England cricket humiliations, but England’s women have happier memories there. In January 2014, Charlotte Edwards batted 92 to inspire her side to a nine-wicket win in a T20 – an Ashes winning move in the new multi-format era. Edwards wiped the tears from his … Read more

Boyce cut by Renegades ahead of historic double hat-trick

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Double hat-trick hero Cameron Boyce played his final game for the Melbourne Renegades, with the leg-hander announcing that his contract would not be renewed on the same day as his historic achievement. The 32-year-old learned just hours before yesterday’s clash, where he became the first bowler in KFC BBL history to win four wickets from … Read more

Women’s Ashes 2022: Beth Mooney suffers a broken jaw ahead of England opener

Women's Ashes 2022: Beth Mooney suffers a broken jaw ahead of England opener

Australians are hoping she can return soon, but the likelihood of star opener Beth Mooney playing a role in The Ashes series is now extremely low after she broke her jaw. Australia manager Matthew Mott is hoping superstar batsman Beth Mooney won’t miss the entire Ashes series after breaking his jaw in a training accident … Read more

McLaren boss Zak Brown ‘wouldn’t be shocked’ if Lewis Hamilton quits ahead of 2022 season

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 12: Second placed and championship runner up Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP looks dejected in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina Circuit on December 12, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

McLaren CEO Zak Brown has said he “wouldn’t be shocked” if Lewis Hamilton chose to leave Formula 1 before the start of the 2022 season. The seven-time world champion has kept his cards close to his chest since missing out on the title last year to Max Verstappen, who overtook him on the final lap … Read more

Cricket Tayla Vlaeminck shares the special significance of playing a test match for Australia ahead of the Women’s Ashes

Following the success of the Australian men’s cricket team in their 4-0 triumph over the Ashes, the Australian women’s cricket team are eager to start their Ashes series against England this Thursday. The multi-format home series will feature three T20 internationals, one test match and three one-day internationals, hosted in Adelaide, Canberra and Melbourne. With … Read more

Tennis star back in court ahead of 2022 Australian Open

Tennis star back in court ahead of 2022 Australian Open

A crowd of around 50 Novak Djokovic supporters gathered around a portable speaker under a tree on the sidewalk of the Federal Court at 5.45pm this afternoon, eagerly listening to the live stream. Once the cancellation of Djokovic’s visa was announced, there was an air of calm. The Serbian fans gave each other confused looks. … Read more