Gold, Gold, Gold for Australia – Women’s 4×100 Freestyle

BY BOZZA The pressure of favouritism can sometimes be overwhelming, some athletes wilt under its unrelenting pressure. Our women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Team stepped up to the blocks in Rio with not just favouritism but an expectation of victory. Surprise victors in the event in 2012, they arrived in Rio to defend their … More Gold, Gold, Gold for Australia – Women’s 4×100 Freestyle

Gold, Gold, Gold for Australia – Mack Horton – 400m Men’s Freestyle

BY BOZZA “There’s the turn. All important. Great turn from Mack Horton, a chance to swim into history. He’s our leader, with just over half a lap to swim. Sun Yang, defending champion, alongside him. They’re going to battle it out here, stroke for stroke. The world champion and defending champion, moves up alongside Mack … More Gold, Gold, Gold for Australia – Mack Horton – 400m Men’s Freestyle

The Olympics, Equality and Women’s Sport

BY DANAE Punctuality isn’t our forte here at the Sportress, but I figure better late than never for my comments on International Women’s Day. As a mad sports lover, former very-average competitor and raging feminist, I’m probably more qualified than most. Not to get shirty about my sisters, but nothing shits me more than women writing … More The Olympics, Equality and Women’s Sport