Hardcore and heartbreak: Shazza McKenzie shows both in the ring

This article was first written for and published by Siren Sport.  If you asked Chantelle McTeare to describe herself, she uses words like quiet, shy and timid. But when McTeare becomes Shazza McKenzie in the ring, it becomes a completely different ball game. McTeare discovered wrestling when she was 15 years old. Her boyfriend at […]

The sport that won Amie Thompson’s heart

This article was first written for and published by Siren Sport. Before I introduce you all to artistic swimmer Amie Thompson, I want to set the record straight on two frequently asked questions. First of all it’s artistic swimming. Not synchronised swimming. The proposed name change from synchronised to artistic swimming was passed in 2017 […]

Australian Gliders rolling toward Tokyo with new coach Craig Friday

This post was first written for and published by the Roar. The Australian women’s national wheelchair basketball team, also known as the Gliders, has a rich history of competing in international competition. Since the Gliders began competing at the Paralympics in 1992, the team has won three silver medals and one bronze medal.

It’s all in the family for Sergei Evglevski

This article was first written for and published by the Roar. If there was ever an athlete ‘born’ to participate in a particular sport, it’s Sergei Evglevski. He will represent Australia at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games in the pistol events. Evglevski is the son of Sergei Evglevski Sr, a two-time Australian Olympic team gunsmith […]

Kiwi Danielle McKenzie ready for upcoming Ironwoman series

This article was first written for and published by the Roar. This weekend at Kingscliff, Danielle McKenzie will be one of many women competing in the start of the 2020 Nutri-Grain Ironwoman series. But being born in New Zealand, growing up McKenzie didn’t even know an opportunity to participate in surf lifesaving at an elite […]

Marianna Tolo and the Capitals pushing for historic three-peat

This article was first written for and published by the Roar. With nine wins and four losses, the University of Canberra Capitals ended the 2020 WNBL regular season in third place. While the Capitals may have been disappointed to miss a top-two finish after losses to both the Southside Flyers and the Townsville Fire in […]