Ramone lines up new soccer league

June 13, 2018

A new national Indigenous football league is kicking off in Queensland and organisers hope it will discover Australia’s answer to legendary international players such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The first Australian Indigenous Football […]

Meet Deeks’ next crop of stayers

May 30, 2018

A new 12-person squad of Indigenous runners has been chosen to tackle this year’s New York Marathon as the Federal Government announced it will invest another $3 million in Robert de Castella’s Indigenous Marathon Project. […]

Facilities upgrade for Thursday Island

May 30, 2018

The Torres Straits is to get better sports facilities on Thursday Island. The Torres Strait Regional Authority has announced $1.25 million will be spent on upgrading the Wongai Multi-Purpose Courts. The courts had been identified […]

Basketball needs an Indigenous round

May 16, 2018

An Indigenous round within the national men’s and women’s national basketball leagues would help encourage the next crop of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stars such as Patty Mills and Rohanee Cox, according to former […]

Historic women’s side is ready to Rumba

May 2, 2018

The Rumbalara Football and Netball Club has become the first Aboriginal club in Victoria to compete in a women’s competitive football league. The Rumbalara team played Shepparton in the new season of the MBCM Northern […]

Indigenous sides pad up for historic tour

April 18, 2018

The details of an historic cricket tour of the UK by Australia’s best Indigenous players have been released by Cricket Australia. Women’s and men’s squads will tour the UK for the first two weeks of […]

Bush footy could save remote communities

April 4, 2018

An Australian Rules football competition in Central Australia’s bush communities could boost the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people, according to a Charles Darwin University researcher. Northern Institute Indigenous social researcher Professor Barry Judd said […]

Indigenous stars poised for Games claims

March 21, 2018

Trailblazing Indigenous athletes breaking new ground in sports from volleyball to boxing will be among the 470 Australian sports heroes competing at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast from April 4. Among the big […]

Pedigreed Peris ready to stick it to ’em

March 21, 2018

She comes from a famous Australian sporting dynasty, but Hockeyroo Brooke Peris says she’s felt never felt the weight of family expectations when it comes to winning and performing. Peris, 25, overcame injury to be […]

Clancy of the over throw set to shine

March 21, 2018

Australia’s golden girl of beach volleyball, Taliqua Clancy, is expecting her toughest competition at the Commonwealth Games to come from Canada, Vanuatu and New Zealand. Two years ago Clancy, 25, became the first Indigenous beach […]

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