Women’s football gets popularity boost

Queensland Lions FC

JACK HOLT Interest in women’s football is on the rise, with Australia bidding for the 2023 Women’s World Cup and 570,000 watching Australia’s first Women’s World Cup match in France on SBS in June.   Football has become Australia’s most … [Read more...]

Gun-ho sport spreads across Queensland

Gel ball gear

MICHIE LEPPARD Gel ball blasters or gel ball guns are an ongoing source of controversy in Australia, with supporters arguing that the realistic looking toy guns that are used in tactical gameplay should be regarded as a harmless sport rather than a … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 3 October 2019

Coming up on The Source News, we talk about the premiere of Dracula’s Cabaret new show Muertos, the misuse of pharmaceuticals in Australia and the man who walked free after allegedly putting another man in an induced coma. Also, on the show, we will … [Read more...]

Road racing not for the faint hearted

Tayla Relph

MATTHEW HENDRY AND STAFF WRITERS Motorsport is a tough and dangerous activity, but Tayla Relph has wanted to ride motorbikes since she was given her first Yamaha Pee Wee 50 motorbike when she was just three years old.   Relph is now a … [Read more...]

Kids’ sports program caters to all abilities

Gold Coast Inclusive Sports Program participants

ASHLEIGH HARTLEY A very special program on the Gold Coast is making sport inclusive by teaching fundamental sports skills to children with a range of disabilities.   The program, which is called the Gold Coast Inclusive Sports Program, … [Read more...]

Titans PDRL team takes huge strides

Titans PDRL coach Craig Wallace

HUNTER HUTCHEN The Gold Coast Titans Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) team have completed their inaugural season of exhibition games as undefeated champions.   Although there is currently no formal PDRL competition in Queensland, … [Read more...]

Lifeguards warn beachgoers to play it safe

Lifeguards want beachgoers to play it safe

AISHA ISABELLA ULSTRUP-HANSEN Summer is a great time to take advantage of Queenland’s beautiful beaches, but experts warn that it’s important to play it safe and follow the beach safety rules as the weather hots up.   According to Life … [Read more...]

Junior racers set to take on Asia

Angus Grenfell training at Broadford Raceway

TAYLA RELPH Ten Australian junior motorcycle road racers have been chosen to compete in the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup selection event to be held in Sepang, Malaysia, on October 29.   More than 400 junior riders from 19 countries applied … [Read more...]

Triathlon Series first round hits Robina

Queensland Triathlon Series

MARY JO DOWSETT The first leg of the Queensland Triathlon Series takes place at Robina this Sunday and is expected to attract athletes of all ages and abilities.   The event, which has been running since 2012, will see professional … [Read more...]

Women’s hockey masters hits Gold Coast

Queensland hockey masters

SAKARA BELL The Hockey Australia Masters’ Women’s National Championships starts on the Gold Coast today, and will feature matches played by 39 teams from around Australia.   The event, which will be held at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre … [Read more...]