Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Steve Turner

25 POSTS

Alcott shines at Paralympics

Australian wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott has won Paralympic gold in the quad tennis singles in Tokyo after a thrilling battle with Sam Schroder. The...

Olympics on home soil

Brisbane’s selection as the host city of the 2032 Olympic Games will inspire a host of younger athletes dreaming of competing on home soil,...

Wellness sessions by local Swedish siren

Dynamic Surry Hills singer and wellness teacher Carina Grace has been studying and practising various wellness and healing methods for 30 years. Carina, originally...

Stunning art for Sydney Kings kit

An artwork by Kymeesha Shillingsworth, 9, and her grandfather Bruce Shillingsworth Snr has been chosen to feature on the Sydney Kings kit for the...

Ko back on top

Lydia Ko recently ended a 1,084-day victory drought at the Lotte Championship at Oahu in Hawaii. The comeback was a feel-good win for anyone...

Local burlesque icon marks a milestone

Long-time Redfern resident and celebrated burlesque dancer Mia Mortal is celebrating 40 years in show business. Her lithe, expressive and sensual dance technique has...

Perry ready for battle across the ditch

Back in national colours for the first time in a year, Ellyse Perry says the Australian men's tour of New Zealand has provided valuable...

LeBron on track for record

LeBron James continues his ascent towards the top of the American NBA’s all-time scoring list. With a free-throw late in the second quarter of the...

Age celebrated, gender discriminated

Hungarian, Agnes Keleti, the world’s oldest Olympic champion, recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Fleeing the Nazis, surviving the Holocaust with a false ID, and...

Australian Open logistics

Six months down the track from Victoria's disastrous hotel quarantine outbreak, which led to an unprecedented 112-day lockdown, nothing is more important than protecting...

Lapping it up

This year marks 40 years since Redfern resident and Aussie swimming icon Mark Tonelli and his team won gold in the 4x100-metre medley relay...

Local athlete relights cauldron

Last month the Olympic cauldron was reignited in Cathy Freeman Park for the 20-year anniversary of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. Two young Australian athletes,...

Chloe channels success

Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel recently crossed the English Channel for the 35th time – surpassing the men’s record for the most crossings from England...

Halep withdraws from Palermo Open

World number two Simona Halep has withdrawn from this month’s Palermo Ladies Open following Italy’s decision to impose a mandatory quarantine for people coming...

Pride in the jersey

John Lanzky reports that Souths have played some heavy games against the in-form Roosters and Panthers. A gutsy win against the Bulldogs has restored...

Castle steps down

Rugby Australia (RA) chairman Paul McLean has staunchly backed departed chief executive Raelene Castle, whom he says was subjected to “abhorrent” bullying from “faceless...

Keeping fit at home

Not even pandemic isolation can prevent people from keeping fit at home! After a discussion with our rugby league writer John Lanzky, here is a suggested 30-minute daily routine...

TAFE and NCIE partnership boosts student employment

A thriving partnership is equipping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to gain employment in the fitness industry.

Australian Open highlights

Although the finals will be happening as we go to print, we offer some of the highlights of this year’s Australian Open. We also bid farewell to Kobe Bryant ...

Aussie swimmers impress at team championships

Australia’s new backstroke queen Minna Atherton has fallen just short of another short-course world record at the inaugural International Swimming League (ISL) championships recently....

Sydney Uni crews triumphant

Home advantage was not the case in the 2019 Australian Boat Race, with the University of Melbourne finishing behind the University of Sydney in the men’s and women’s races.

Swanning into schools for fun and fitness

Swansfit health and fitness program is a local initiative to teach young Australians about leading an active lifestyle.

Showing their true colours

South Sydney star utility Adam Doueihi recently had the unenviable task of judging the SSH Rabbitohs Colour & Win competition.

Focusing on fitness in the community

Hiscoes Gym and Fitness Centre on Crown Street is a Surry Hills institution, having operated for the last 39 years. The centre was founded...

Skipping to their hearts’ content

Many Australian schools participate in the annual Jump Rope for Heart program, an initiative created by the Heart Foundation in 1983. Bourke Street Public...