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  The King! A magnificent and fitting celebration by Dylan Alcott for his US Open wheelchair victory delivering a historic 'Golden Slam’ & his 15th Grand Slam Singles title. Dylan becomes the first man to achieve this feat, which cements his legacy as an all time
Persistence rewarded! Aussie Madison De Rozario won gold in the 800m wheelchair event having previously won 4 silver medals. As a four year old, Rozario contracted transverse myelitis, a neurological disorder which causes inflammation of the spinal cord. She broke her silver medal streak with the
To fans he was ‘the Galloping Garbo’, a shy working-class hero who thrilled crowds in between shifts as a garbage man. To opponents who dreaded facing his Polynesian power, he was a disrupter known as ‘The Big O’. To coaches and media critics, he was
Australia’s multicultural landscape has changed significantly over the last few decades. The growth of multicultural communities has, as a result, generated a growing demand for translators and translation services as well as interpreters. “The migration journey for anyone leaving their country to settle in Australia can
  “I just continue doing what I love doing!” Words to live by & a salute to 62 year old legend horseman Andrew Hoy who became Australia’s oldest ever medallist in his 8th Olympic Games. Hoy won two equestrian medals – team silver & individual bronze
Oh what a Feeling! Aussie Owen Wright wins bronze in surfing, coming back from a terrifying concussion 5 years ago. He had to teach himself to talk, walk & surf all over again after being crushed by a wave at the 2015 Pipeline Masters in
One for the grandmas! The oldest Tokyo Games Olympian, 66 year old Australian 'Magic' Mary Hanna is about to step up for her 6th Olympics. In her quest for a dressage medal, she is partnered by Calanta, her trusty mare & friend: "It's all about
    Toso Viti! I was invited to speak to the Fijian Kaiviti Silktails on their place in rugby league history. What I got in return was a deeply spiritual & emotional experience that I will forever be grateful for. My story on the Singing Silktails for Chasing
Across the Australian Aboriginal nations, cultural rebuilding is in full swing. NRL hero Dean Widders is at the forefront & new doco Araatika: Rise Up charts his journey to create a unified cultural dance for the rugby league community. For Widders, rugby league offers an opportunity
For the third State of Origin the changing face of rugby league is on full display with 53% of players playing from Aboriginal/Pasifika/Maori heritage. Behind some of this new generation are many amazing stories of parents moving to Australia or to big cities to give their
What sometimes gets lost in the emotion/red hot banter/vitriol of pro sport is the human side of it all. Great to see Dallin Watene-Zelezniak pay tribute to his new baby, born while he was in the NRL bubble in Queensland. Dallin’s wife Purdy & and family
The #BartyParty united the nation as 2 million Australians gathered around their televisions and devices to watch Ash Barty’s famous victory at Wimbledon. To celebrate 50 years since her Aboriginal hero Evonne Goolagong first won Wimbledon, Ash paid tribute by wearing the same outfit and said prior