Australia’s Stewart McSweyn can mix it with stacked 1500m field in Tokyo

Between Rohan Browning's heroics and Peter Bol's excellence, it's already been a pretty good Olympic Games for Aussie athletes on the track. And fresh off advancing to the semifinals of the men's 1500 metres on Tuesday, Stewart McSweyn looks set to add a bit of his own hype in the coming days. Full story: https://www.espn.com.au/olympics/story/_/id/31945680/australia-stewart-mcsweyn-hunting-medal-tokyo-olympics-1500m

Spain’s class too much for Australia but Olyroos’ Olympic hopes are high

Spain has moved top of Group C and put themselves in the box seat to advance to the quarterfinals of the Olympic men's football at the Tokyo Games after grinding down Australia to seal a 1-0 win at the Sapporo Dome. Full story: https://www.espn.com.au/football/mens-olympic-tournament/story/4436600/spains-class-too-much-for-australia-but-olyroos-olympic-hopes-are-high

Graham Arnold wants to put new Olyroo Daniel Arzani back on the world’s map

Graham Arnold has proclaimed he wants to "help resurrect" Daniel Arzani’s career following the announcement that the dynamic attacker was part of his 18-player squad for the Tokyo Olympics. Following his emergence as the best prospect Australian football had seen in many a year back in 2018, a rotten run with injuries, as well as … Continue reading Graham Arnold wants to put new Olyroo Daniel Arzani back on the world’s map

Sermanni still hopeful of New Zealand W-League expansion

Full story first published in SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/sermanni-still-hopeful-of-new-zealand-w-league-expansion New Zealand women's national team coach Tom Sermanni retains hope that Wellington Phoenix will eventually be represented in the W-League and has revealed some of the challenges the Football Ferns are facing on the road to the Tokyo Olympics. Club owners had given Wellington’s entry … Continue reading Sermanni still hopeful of New Zealand W-League expansion

How Gustavsson aims to make up for lost Matildas time

Full article first published in SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/how-gustavsson-aims-to-make-up-for-lost-matildas-time Finally getting the chance for a belated, in-person look at his side with the Olympics rapidly approaching, new Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson is relishing newly announced international matches against high-powered European opposition. On Thursday, Football Australia announced that Australia’s most beloved sporting team would be … Continue reading How Gustavsson aims to make up for lost Matildas time

‘We’re not going there just to take part’ – Olyroos ready to medal in Tokyo

Full story published in SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/we-re-not-going-there-just-to-take-part-olyroos-ready-to-medal-in-tokyo Uncertainty may be gripping the staging of the already once-rescheduled Tokyo Olympics but, should they go ahead, Olyroos Head Coach Graham Arnold has his players believing they’re capable of hitting the podium. The Olyroos, nominally, are set to return to the Olympic stage for the first … Continue reading ‘We’re not going there just to take part’ – Olyroos ready to medal in Tokyo