Milly Tapper qualifies for her first World Cup in table tennis

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  After watching Cathy Freeman win gold at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Milly Tapper had dreams of becoming an Olympian. While Tapper was a talented child, representing her hometown in basketball and netball, she always thought athletics would be the sport that would make […]

On this day: The Aussie Stingers win gold at the Sydney Olympics

This post was first written for and published by the Roar. On this day 20 years ago the Australian women’s water polo team beat the United States to claim the first-ever women’s water polo gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Those who can recall the match tend to remember one key moment. There […]

Rowie Webster challenges all of us to ask ‘R U OK?’

This article was first written for and published by the Roar. his has certainly been a year like no other. All of us are facing challenges, whether it be homeschooling children, looking after elderly parents, a loss of income or simply dealing with the stress of our first pandemic, but for many of our Tokyo […]

Belle Brockhoff’s tribute to mate, Alex Pullin

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  You could say that Belle Brockhoff was born to be a winter athlete. Her uncle Peter Brockhoff competed in the 1960 and 1964 Winter Olympics in alpine skiing and her great aunt Joyce Brockhoff still has a run named after her at Mount Hotham […]

Lisa Darmamin changing one beach at a time in the lead-up to Tokyo

This post was first written for and published by the Roar. arlier this year it was announced that Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin had been selected to represent Australia at the (then) 2020 Tokyo Olympic games in sailing. The selection followed an incredible period of success for the pair. In 2018-19 the cousins had a […]