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100 years of Australian Women at the Olympic Games.

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Date: 23 July 2012
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Did you know that this year’s London Olympics marks the 100th anniversary of Australian women competing in Olympic Games? Moreover, with increases in women’s participation and parity of sport …

Channel Nine grabs gold in the testosterone Olympics

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Date: 18 June 2012
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Why is it that broadcasters steadfastly refuse to incorporate the expertise of women in their coverage of sport?

From Peter Brennan comes this critique of what we can expect from the …

Hassiba Boulmerka: Defying death threats to win gold

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Date: 16 February 2012
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It’s an Olympic year and for those of us living in Australia, the focus on athletic performance tends to overshadow the social and cultural importance of the events in other …