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

Australia’s fearless approach wins Olympic opener vs. Argentina

Australia marked their return to the Olympic stage with an upset 2-0 win over South American power Argentina on Thursday, moving top of what could well be the toughest group of the men's football tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Games. Full story published for ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/mens-olympic-tournament/story/4436562/australias-fearless-approach-wins-olympic-opener-vs-argentina

City’s Nathaniel Atkinson chasing titles and Tasmanian Olympic history

After getting back to his roots, Nathaniel Atkinson not only has a maiden Melbourne City A-League title in his sights but also becoming just the second Tasmanian and first Launcestian to ever represent the Olyroos at an Olympic Games. Back in early April, in the 18th minute of his side’s 3-2 win over Wellington Phoenix, … Continue reading City’s Nathaniel Atkinson chasing titles and Tasmanian Olympic history

Graham Arnold set to hit the phones to secure Olyroos Tokyo 2020 squad

Dual Socceroo and Olyroo boss Graham Arnold is set to hit the phones over the coming weeks in an attempt to convince clubs to release the players that he needs to fill his squad for Tokyo 2020. Recently touching down in Dubai after guiding his Socceroos to eight wins from eight games in the second … Continue reading Graham Arnold set to hit the phones to secure Olyroos Tokyo 2020 squad

Last chance for Olyroos as Olympic dreams come down to the wire

Full story first published for SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/last-chance-for-olyroos-as-olympic-dreams-come-down-to-the-wire With Olympic dreams coming down to the wire, National Technical Director Trevor Morgan and Young Socceroos boss Gary van Egmond are eager to see the Olyroos match up against Romania and Mexico in the coming days. While the eyes of Australian football may be glued … Continue reading Last chance for Olyroos as Olympic dreams come down to the wire

De Vanna, Chidiac, and Cooney-Cross amongst call-ups for Matildas’ Talent ID Camp

The Matildas’ greatest ever goalscorer is set to return to the international fold; Lisa De Vanna highlighting the 26-player group named by assistant national team boss Melissa Andreatta for an upcoming Football Australia Women’s Talent Identification Camp. Set to be staged in Sydney from May 4-7, the camp looms as one of the last and … Continue reading De Vanna, Chidiac, and Cooney-Cross amongst call-ups for Matildas’ Talent ID Camp

Arnold to give A-League clubs reprieve ahead of latest Olyroos tournament

Full story first on SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/arnold-to-give-a-league-clubs-reprieve-ahead-of-latest-olyroos-tournament Graham Arnold has hinted at a potential reprieve for A-League clubs at risk of losing their best players for the finals, indicating that the Olyroos squad for the upcoming Maurice Revello Tournament will be largely foreign-based. The Olyroos are one of twelve sides set to compete … Continue reading Arnold to give A-League clubs reprieve ahead of latest Olyroos tournament