Clark wants Aussie MMA history in St Louis
Jessica-Rose Clark will take to the Octagon in St Louis early next year driven both by the knowledge of how hard she has worked to get there, and the chance to create Australian Mixed Martial Arts history.
Castle plays down description as pioneer
Raelene Castle says her experience in rugby league as Bulldogs chief executive "was very strong", and she doesn't expect her position in rugby union as the first female CEO of any of Australia's four football codes to be any different.
Raelene Castle appointed CEO of the ARU.
Former Canterbury Bulldogs CEO Raelene Castle has been chosen as the person to replace Bill Pulver as CEO of the ARU.
Matildas embrace 'tough' Asian Cup foes
Australia are already Women's Asian Cup favourites, but coach Alen Stajcic is expecting "no easy moments" after drawing reigning champions Japan.
Aussie official: Serena 'very likely' to defend
Defending Australian Open champion Serena Williams looks "very likely" to make her competitive return to tennis in Melbourne, tournament director Craig Tiley said.
Genie Bouchard hangs with her Twitter date (again)
Eugenie Bouchard made headlines during the Super Bowl when she agreed to go on a date with a fan if the Patriots won. She made good on the deal soon after, and it seems the two have kept in touch. We spy a reunion!
World silver medals for transgender weightlifter.
Laurel Hubbard made history by claiming the first world medals for New Zealand at the World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim, California.
Hurricane doesn't stop Torres from reaching LPGA dream
After surviving Hurricane Maria, Florida All-American Maria Torres stayed focused and returned to the U.S. with one thought in mind: to earn her LPGA Tour card. This past weekend in Florida, she became the first Puerto Rican woman to achieve that goal.
NRL to launch women's competition in 2018
A new NRL women's competition will be launched in 2018, which will feature up to six teams playing in the lead-up to and during the NRL finals.
Surf champ Wright not standing still
A determined Tyler Wright has already started planning for next year, just days after capturing a second straight world surfing title.
Runner Sara Hall's celebratory apple pie recipe
This past weekend, Sara Hall ran her second fastest marathon time ever -- after setting a new PR just five weeks before. How does she treat herself after such an impressive double-header? With this holiday pie recipe.
Bseiso determined to be first Arab woman to become a WWE Superstar
Strong, persistent and optimistic, Shadia Bseiso offered all the attributes the WWE was looking for in a sports entertainer. Now the jiu-jitsu champion from Jordan is excited to follow her dream job as the first-ever female wrestler from the Middle East.
Flying the Flag: Episode 2.
The journey of Shadia Bseiso, the first Arab female wrestler from the Middle East to sign a contract with the WWE.
Changing brands: How five NXT superstars found out they were heading to Raw and SmackDown
Liv Morgan, Sonya Deville, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan and Mandy Rose were all waiting for their chance to head to Raw or SmackDown, but how each of them received the news was simply a shock.
WWE Profile - Mandy Rose
WWE superstar Mandy Rose's bio, career highlights and notes
Aussies claim World Cup after tense final
Australia have overcome a sloppy handling performance and a frantic final 10 minutes to win the final of the Women's Rugby League World Cup, 23-16.
Australia have won back-to-back Women's Rugby League World Cup finals, kicking a field goal in the final seconds to seal the 23-16 victory over New Zealand.
Venus and Serena Williams talk violence and its effects on them and others
Before she’d even uttered a word, tennis superstar Serena Williams was already wiping tears from her eyes. Even after all of these years, recalling the moment was — understandably — painful.
Snowboarder Hailey Langland's playlist
Hailey Langland was the youngest competitor at the X Games Aspen 2017 -- and she made history when she won gold in Snowboard Big Air. When it comes to music, though, she loves oldies but goodies from Billy Joel, Van Morrison and The Rolling Stones.
Aussie women run rampant in Dubai win
Australia have got their 2017/18 women's sevens campaign off to a flying start, winning the series opener after thrashing the United States 34-0 in Dubai.
Sam Kerr honoured as AFC Women's Player of the Year.
Matildas and Sky Blue FC forward Sam Kerr expresses her excitement for being awarded AFC Women's Player of the Year.
Kerr 'very humbled' to win POTY award
Australia striker Sam Kerr admits that lifting the 2017 AFC Award for Women's Player of the Year is the icing on the cake of a wonderful 12 months.
FFA turmoil could harm the Matildas
As the FFA prepares to vote on the future of Australian football this week, what ramifications would a FIFA intervention have on the women's game?
NRL on verge of national women's comp
The NRL hopes to have plans for a national women's rugby league competition finalised by the end of 2017.
Rose-Clark scores UFC bout in St Louis
Emerging Australian fighter Jessica Rose-Clark has been rewarded for a strong UFC debut, with a bout against high profile Paige VanZant in the United States early in the new year.
Maya Moore is SI's 'Performer of the Year'
It's hard to believe, but there's actually an award out there that Maya Moore hasn't won yet. And that's likely because the award is new this year.
Jillaroos co-captain predicts Cup 'brawl'
Jillaroos co-captain Ruan Sims has predicted a "brawl" when Australia faces New Zealand in the Women's Rugby League World Cup final in Brisbane.
Ferns' Fotu-Moala claims World Cup gong
New Zealand's Teuila Fotu-Moala has beaten teammate Honey Hireme and Jillaroos star Ali Brigginshaw to be named player of the women's Rugby League World Cup.
Boxer Marlen Esparza's 'punch-outs' workout move
After winning the Olympic bronze medal in 2012 and the world title in 2014 in flyweight, Marlen Esparza went pro earlier this year. As she preps for her next fight, she turns to this move to help her keep endurance up throughout each bout.
Hockeyroos to face Spain in five-Test series
Australia's women's field hockey team will contest a five-match Test series against Spain ahead of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Plans emerge for a women-only racing series
Plans have been drawn up to stage an historic women-only motor racing championship which could be launched in 2019.
BFF Goals: Serena and Meghan Markle
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday, and we're pretty sure Serena Williams is celebrating from afar and picking her fascinator for the wedding.
Skier Dara Howell's playlist
Dara Howell was just 19 when she won the inaugural ski slopestyle event in Sochi in 2014. After some time away from the sport she's now back, with a newfound love for competition -- and a new playlist that keeps her inspired for the next Games.
At a time when the AFL and the NRL are each closing on their biggest events of the year, the Matildas' matches against Brazil stood out and provided a different story for young fans across Australia.
Twenty years since Adelaide's back-to-back success, the Crows are searching for a different kind of double triumph - lifting the cup in the same year the women's team won the inaugural AFLW title.
As the floodlights faded and the ticker tape that had coronated New Zealand a few hours before lay in a neat pile, ready to be swept away forever, there was a sense of 'what now?'
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