Why sausage sizzles won’t cut the mustard
Raffles and sausage sizzles - and pokies money - won’t be able to save sports clubs in the wake of Covid-19.
When basketball was king for Suzie Bates
White Ferns phenomenon Suzie Bates looks back at her international basketball career and wonders what might have been had cricket not come knocking.
Mastering the art of keeping all your balls in the air
Belinda Muller has managed major Kiwi sports teams in three different codes – netball, rugby and, now, cricket. The only difference, she’s found, is the size of their balls.
Mithali Raj: From Lincoln to Bollywood
These days she’s a global superstar with a social media following in the millions who is having a Bollywood movie made about her life. Fair to say a lot has changed since Indian cricket captain Mithali Raj slept in a South Island university dorm.
Tahuhu out to remain the world’s fastest bowler
Back from a freak injury, White Ferns quick bowler Lea Tahuhu continues to make the most of her “gift” as the world’s fastest woman with a cricket ball
The fans who women’s sports need to win over
Elite female sporting events will ultimately speak for themselves to fans who need convincing they are worthwhile watching.
Busting the myth: no one watches women’s sport
With one billion people transfixed by the women’s football World Cup, it’s time to bust the myth that no one wants to watch women’s sport.
‘Support Women’s Sport Basin Reserve’ bid stumbles
The crusade to raise $50,000 to rename Wellington’s iconic cricket ground the ‘Support Women’s Sport Basin Reserve’ has fallen short.
‘Bold’ new name for Basin Reserve?
There’s a bold push for Wellington’s cricket ground to be renamed ‘Support Women’s Sport Basin Reserve’.