Lucas Radbourne

An Olympian’s guide to using hardship to change your life

An Olympian’s guide to using hardship to change your life

Samantha Clayton’s story is little short of remarkable. It’s no surprise that the British Olympian has become a world-leader in motivating others to turn a difficult situation into an opportunity to change their lives for the better. 27 May 2020
How opening a gym led Gielnik to Matildas and Munich glory

How opening a gym led Gielnik to Matildas and Munich glory

Emily Gielnik chats isolation, Bayern Munich, life outside of football and her family's split-down-the-middle approach towards sport. 24 May 2020
Why can't the NPL and NPLW have equal pay?

Why can't the NPL and NPLW have equal pay?

Helen Tyrikos is one of those immense grassroots female football figures that inspires all around her. Now she's going public for a cause close to all of our hearts. 23 May 2020
Another sexual abuse claim highlights dark side of women's football

Another sexual abuse claim highlights dark side of women's football

While women's football is rising rapidly across both developed and developing nations, the influx of female participants is leading to a series of worrying sexual abuse allegations. 23 May 2020
'The Matildas will never lose their 'Never Say Die' mentality'

'The Matildas will never lose their 'Never Say Die' mentality'

Reflecting back on her standout Matildas campaign at the 2010 Asian Cup, Leena Khamis postulated on the qualities that remain the Matildas' greatest assets. 23 May 2020
Tennis returns with Tomljanovic the Aussie spearhead

Tennis returns with Tomljanovic the Aussie spearhead

Australian professional tennis is set to return through the second-ranked Aussie woman, Alja Tomljanovic, as the big-hitting baseliner spearheads the UTR Pro Open Series. 10 May 2020
Taggart on talking ban: 'There will be red cards left, right and centre'

Taggart on talking ban: 'There will be red cards left, right and centre'

Adam Taggart admits he doesn't fully understand the supposed 'talking ban' in place when the K-League resumes. 8 May 2020
Off-contract footballers 'to struggle' in COVID wake

Off-contract footballers 'to struggle' in COVID wake

Managing partner of Sam Kerr's agency firm, A&V Sports, has spoken about the opportunities and challenges COVID-19 poses for women's football. 8 May 2020
'Dudes with massive guns': The unique Young Matildas experience

'Dudes with massive guns': The unique Young Matildas experience

Leah Blaney, Sally Shipard, Danielle Brogan and Kim Carroll have all recounted their transformative experiences playing for the Young Matildas. 8 May 2020
AIS return not suited to 'different' Australia says Cole

AIS return not suited to 'different' Australia says Cole

Former Socceroo Gary Cole says restoring the Australian Institute of Sport's centralised football program would be "too difficult" in the modern A-League era. 6 May 2020
Borrello on Bundesliga resumption: 'We're like guinea pigs'

Borrello on Bundesliga resumption: 'We're like guinea pigs'

As the German Bundesliga becomes more desperate to resume, Socceroo Brandon Borrello says the players are in an uncertain position. 6 May 2020
Schwarzer: Middlesborough 'thought I was past it' 8 years before retirement

Schwarzer: Middlesborough 'thought I was past it' 8 years before retirement

Mark Schwarzer has spoken about how Middlesborough essentially forced him out of the club a whopping eight years before his retirement. 6 May 2020
Cahill: 'That first game of football back will be priceless'

Cahill: 'That first game of football back will be priceless'

Cahill says football's "just not that important right now" but when it eventually resumes, it will have a uniting effect on a post COVID19 world. 6 May 2020
'Largely the same for Wellington' post COVID19

'Largely the same for Wellington' post COVID19

Wellington Phoenix general manager David Dome says that the Nix are expecting a full contingent back in action following the A-League's resumption. 6 May 2020
Barty plays skyscraper tennis in healthcare thankyou

Barty plays skyscraper tennis in healthcare thankyou

Ash Barty has taken to a helipad on the top of the Royal Brisbane hospital for a tennis match as part of an excursion to thank healthcare workers during the COVID19 pandemic. 6 May 2020
'Minimum employment standards' tops footballers union's women's plan

'Minimum employment standards' tops footballers union's women's plan

Global footballer's union FIFPRO have released a plan for women's football post COVID19 including collective bargaining and minimum employment standards as their primary objectives. 6 May 2020
Aloisi on Venables and the Portsmouth Socceroos experiment

Aloisi on Venables and the Portsmouth Socceroos experiment

Terry Venables brought a wave of Australians to English first division club Portsmouth after his Socceroos managerial spell, but John Aloisi was the only success. 6 May 2020
'Put up with' to welcomed: Women's football's continual evolution

'Put up with' to welcomed: Women's football's continual evolution

'Dedicated Lives: An oral history of women’s football in Australia' hears the stories of the groundbreakers in women's football, both known and unknown. But it stems from a father's personal journey. 5 May 2020
Australia backing historic women's tennis merger

Australia backing historic women's tennis merger

The home nation of women's number one Ash Barty is backing a historic suggestion to merge the WTA and ATP tennis governing bodies. 27 Apr 2020
Barty talks 'bizarre' coronavirus, 'tricky' isolation and an 'uncertain' future

Barty talks 'bizarre' coronavirus, 'tricky' isolation and an 'uncertain' future

Ash Barty has detailed the struggles she's facing adjusting to a strange COVID19 period so far. 27 Apr 2020
Rogic pledges Celtic future: 'I've been here forever but I wouldn't change anything'

Rogic pledges Celtic future: 'I've been here forever but I wouldn't change anything'

Tom Rogic has reasserted his dedication to Celtic, despite a tough personal year at the Scottish giants. 27 Apr 2020