Soccer is the most popular sport for young women in Australia, but the number of women dropping out at higher levels is skyrocketing. HAREEM KHAN looks at the pressures building up in this powerful sport.
The most popular sport in the world kicks off at the Olympics this week, ahead of the opening ceremony. The powerhouses of the sport are set to provide a spectacular show, with Australia’s slim medal hopes resting with the Matildas.
The Matildas’ successful qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is yet another stepping stone in the team’s quest to capture the attention of a nation.