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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 …

The First True American Woman Road-Racer

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Date: 3 November 2011
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OK – she isn’t Australian, but I reckon the story of Julia Chase-Brand is worth telling to as wide an audience as possible. To a generation of women who enter …

World Boxing Federation Wants Female Boxers to Wear Skirts

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Date: 1 November 2011
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Women will get a chance to box in the Olympics for the first time in 2012 in London but if the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) has anything to say …

Australian cricketer, Belinda Clark, inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.

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Date: 3 October 2011
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Congratulations go to Belinda Clark who, on September 12, was one of three Australians (the others were Alan Davidson and Fred Spofforth) announced as the 2011 inductees into the ICC …

Well done Sam Stosur!

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Date: 13 September 2011
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Congratulations to Sam Stosur, who won her first Grand Slam Tennis Title on September 11, 2011 when she outplayed and out-classed Serena Williams in the final of the US Open. …