The Jillaroos are on a high following Australia’s win over New Zealand in the World Cup in Leeds
NRL’s Jillaroo’s conquered New Zealand in the World Cup in Leeds last month
Cathy Freeman, Marcia Langton and Evonne Goolagong-Cawley are part of a new exhibition in Canberra.
Mother of three, Shantelle Thompson is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter who has her sights set on winning the World Championships.
Bells Beach in Victoria will once again host the Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles this month, showcasing our top surfing talents from across the nation. Thirty two Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander surfers will compete for the first prize of $1000 from 26-31 May. “It’s a good one to get all the Indigenous surfers together,” Steve Parker […]
Elite athlete Shannon McCann is back from the Australian national championships and justifiably proud to be the 100m hurdle national champion and with a Personal Best to top it off. While her achievements might seem easy on paper, it’s the sheer hard work and commitment that has got Shannon through a grueling schedule which includes […]
After a 16-year hiatus the Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles were revived in 2012 to massive success. This year Surfing Victoria will again be hosting the titles at the beautiful Bells Beach in Victoria. The event will run from Sunday 26th to Friday 31st May 2013 and will see 32 Indigenous surfers from around the […]
In a softball match, the pitcher stands alone, staring down the opposition and searching for weaknesses. Of all the positions in the team, pitching is the most important. It comes, therefore, with a ton of pressure and is a role that requires even more mental strength than it does physical prowess. That’s the environment Vanessa […]
Following a successful stint playing in the United States for the Boston Breakers, 23-year-old Kyah Simon has added yet another highlight to her growing list of achievements: captaining Sydney FC to a W-League Grand Final victory, setting up a goal and scoring another. Deadly Vibe: Congratulations on the Grand Final win, you must be very proud. […]
Softballer Vanessa Stokes , 25, has been named the 2012 Marion Sports and Community Club Sportsperson of the Year. Vanessa is the first Aboriginal pitcher for the Australian softball team, and the ninth Indigenous woman to represent Australia. She previously played for the Port Adelaide Softball Club before joining the Glenelg Rebels where she has […]
Our own Olympic hero Cathy Freeman is set to join the growing list of Aboriginal people who have run the New York City marathon. Next month, Cathy will join 11 runners from Robert de Castella’s Indigenous marathon project and run as a ‘deadly runner’ – a dedicated running team set up by the Cathy Freeman […]
She’s our 2012 Deadly female sportsperson of the year. She’s a national champion, a former Northern Territory sportsperson of the year, World Cup player and now triumphant Australian women’s Rugby Sevens team member. Her achievements are many and deserved. Bo de la Cruz is a role model and mentor in the truest sense of the […]
Olympian and winner of the Deadly for Female Sportsperson of the Year Bo De La Cruz talks about how she stays strong and healthy.
From scoring game winning goals at major international tournaments to becoming the first Aboriginal person to score at a soccer World Cup, 20-year-old Kyah Simon is no stranger to dramatic and history making feats on the sporting field. Kyah’s Golden run, from young Matilda to the star of Australian women’s soccer hit a hurdle this […]
12 Indigenous women proudly represented their mobs at the inaugural women’s national rugby SEVENs titles held in Sydney last month. Deadly Vibe spoke with a beaming team manager Nicky Mueller to see how the team fared. Deadly Vibe: You won’t find a prouder sports manager around at the moment than Nicky Mueller, who has just […]
From Murray Bridge in South Australia, 17-year-old Alex Wilson is a current player for the Adelaide Lightning in the WNBL, and she has just been named in the Australian Under-18 women’s basketball team. Deadly Vibe: How did you get started in basketball? Alex Wilson: I started playing basketball when I was four years old, my […]
Read previous Female Sportsperson stories from our archives: