Pararoos Aiming for More Than Just Gold

JACOB IRVINE   In a couple of weeks’ time, Australia will be competing on the world stage in yet another international sporting tournament. It’s not as glamourous as the Olympics, or as well-known as the FIFA World Cup. In fact, it receives almost … [Read more...]

God at the Games

TALISA ELEY For most sporting enthusiasts the 2018 Commonwealth Games will be about athletic achievements, winning gold and representing your country, but for some, the message will be much more holy. Gold Coast’s Christian churches, missions … [Read more...]

Griffith Student Lands Dream Job with Commonwealth Games

By: ABBIGAIL PALUDAN Griffith University student, Madison Spedding, claimed a job with the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 Corporation (GOLDOC) after completing an internship at their headquarters. Journalism graduate, Spedding, worked hard … [Read more...]

Golden girls the winning formula for Australian rugby

JESS BEER One year on since their Gold Medal performance in Rio, our women’s Rugby Sevens squad has competing Australian codes fearing for their talent pools. From touch football, rugby league, basketball and track and field, our ‘golden … [Read more...]

Brisbane water-skier wins third consecutive gold

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE Reigning world champion water-skier, Jacinta Carroll, has held onto her title for the third year running at the World Waterski Open Championship. The Championships, held in Paris at the weekend, the International Waterski and … [Read more...]

Grassroots funding key to big sport success

MATTHEW HEPWORTH Grassroots community fundraising is the key to large scale sporting events such as the Special Olympic Games according to the games organisers. Special Olympics Australia host both competitive and non-competitive sporting … [Read more...]

Holt ready to go for Commonwealth Games

JACKSON PAINE Aussie teen sensation Isis Holt is setting her sights on dominating the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games next year. Fresh off reclaiming her world champion titles in the T35 100m and 200m events at the World Para-athletics … [Read more...]

New look Australian netball team gets one up on England

MADISON SPEDDING https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bk7p0rGV8RE&feature=em-upload_owner They may have experienced a mass reshuffle, but world number one, Australia has maintained the same winning streak in the Netball Quad Series against … [Read more...]

High-Flying Lions make NEAFL history

SAM MUGGLETON A monster second half saw the high-flying Brisbane Lions recording their ninth straight win after defeating the Canberra Demons by 94-points at UNSW Canberra Oval on Saturday. The opening was a shootout with the Lions keeping the … [Read more...]

Injury won’t deter local Griffith heptathlete from chasing dreams

CAILLIN PALMERO   Griffith University’s rising star heptathlete, Casidhe Simmons has her sights set on competing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and won't let injury stop her. Injury is no new experience for Casidhe, who recently resumed … [Read more...]