After the recent announcement that the W-League will now become the A-League Women, we spoke to the sport’s biggest stars on how this world-leading announcement serves to influence up-and-coming players, and why this commitment to the women’s game is a necessary one.
Women in Sport
As an interim government containing no women begins to draft new laws and regulations, the Taliban has announced women will be banned from playing sport under the new regime.
Aged 14-16, the 26 girls that make up Afghanistan’s soccer team are seen as advocates for female empowerment.
Any doubts Rozario may have had about never making it to the top of the podium were squashed when she cruised to victory in the women’s T53 800m final.
Australian Olympic athletes receive a $20,000 cash prize from Australia’s Olympic Committee if they win a gold medal in their respective event. In contrast, Paralympians who win gold receive nothing.
Plus the movements that can help relieve stress.
The athletes destined for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics have now come to find themselves stranded in Afghanistan, with little hope of making it out of the country and to the Paralympic Games.
The action in Tokyo continues into September with sport’s biggest Paralympic stars taking to the world’s international sporting stage in a quest for medal glory.