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25th anniversary for Australia’s first speed skating gold medal

25th anniversary for Australia’s first speed skating gold medal

25 years ago in 1991 at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Sydney, Steven Bradbury, Kieran Hansen, Andrew Murtha, Richard Nizielski and John Kah combined to break through for Australia’s first gold medal in the relay event. It was a landmark win for the Aussies, setting in motion success that would continue on to […]

Aboriginal figure skater and his unlikely partner take on the world

Aboriginal figure skater and his unlikely partner take on the world

What are the odds of a young man from Rooty Hill with Aboriginal heritage becoming a world-class Pairs figure skater, and doing so with a 16-year-old from Moscow? Over the past two days in the Czech Republic at the Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating, Harley Windsor and Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya skated for Australia,  putting their […]

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Bowls fun at Tigers

Bowls fun at Tigers

Tigers Five Dock is welcoming  new bowlers of any ability wishing to bowl either socially, take part in our club competitions or play pennants. The club boasts excellent facilities with two greens and refurbished club amenities. “We are looking for local new bowlers to enjoy our fabulous club,” said Club coach Dennis Doherty. “If you don’t […]

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School Holiday Football Camp for any junior from any club

School Holiday Football Camp for any junior from any club

Do you want your child to benefit from the architects of one of the world’s leading football youth development programs? The Sydney Olympic Football Camp has been inspired by the world renowned German football curriculum and will be led by coaches who have travelled to Australia from FC Schalke04 and other Bundesliga’s top 10 Clubs. […]

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Be safe on the slopes this snow season

Be safe on the slopes this snow season

Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is urging all snow sports enthusiasts to make safety their first priority this snow season. Both skiing and snowboarding carry a high risk of injury, with recent hospital data revealing nearly 3,000 Victorians were treated in hospital for snow sports related injury during the 2010 to 2013 snow seasons.* Of those […]

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The low-down on why Croquet is growing

The low-down on why Croquet is growing

Think of Croquet as ‘Chess on Grass’. Strathfield Croquet Club’s Ruth Bridger has lifted the lid on how and why Croquet has shed its “old boy’ tag and increasing its numbers with younger player. “In some croquet games a player may be entitled to a lift – that is, pick up their ball, and place […]

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Kaitlin makes the Hockeyroos

Kaitlin makes the Hockeyroos

She’s a defender, she’s very fast and now she’s Australia’s latest Hockeyroo. 18-year-old Kaitlin Nobbs has today been named to 18-member Hockeyroos team and will play in the green and gold for the first time tonight in Darwin against Japan at 7.30pm (AEST). The 2016 Burwood’s Sportsperson of the Year and former PLC Sydney student […]

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Strathfield Croquet’s mega May

Strathfield Croquet’s mega May

It’s been full-steam-ahead for Strathfield Croquet Club this May. Publicity officer, Ruth Bridger has the lowdown on what the club has been up to, and how you could be involved in the fun. The month of May began well  for the Strathfield Croquet Club (SCC), as the first Saturday in May has been designated World […]

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West Leagues wins sports prize

West Leagues wins sports prize

West Ashfield Leagues Club on Liverpool Road has received a Highly Commended Award in Support of Amateur Sport at the prestigious 2016 Clubs & Community Awards. The club was recognised for its  support of sport in the community across 28 sporting organisations including 9,000 registered members and 560 local teams. In addition to sports sponsorship, […]

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Bruce brings the lowdown on Wanderers

Bruce brings the lowdown on Wanderers

Bruce Ewin, who lives in L’Arche community group home at, Burwood has been involved in a new project run by LÁrche, designed to get him out socialising and help him to improve his reading and writing skills. He has been learning how to read and write and attending Western Sydney Wanderer games. A keen sports […]

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