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Latest news: Women's sport

ACT Government guarantees Canberra United’s next season

Women’s soccer club Canberra United Football Club has been in jeopardy, but the ACT Govt has guaranteed the club's future for this season.

Just the beginning: 7 ways the Women’s World Cup can move the dial on women’s sport forever

On top of the historic 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup result, the Matildas captured the hearts of a nation.

Women athletes team to tackle discrimination in sport

Former Melbourne Victory goalkeeper Gabriela Garton is calling on women athletes to come together and help improve safety and wellbeing in sports.

Camille Herron smashes women’s 48 hour record in Canberra

Camille Herron, US multiple and National ultra distance record holder, has set a new women’s 48 hour track record in Canberra at the Sri Chinmoy 48 hour track race at the AIS athletics track in Bruce.  

Lisa Fiaola appointed Raiders women’s wellbeing and education manager

Former dual international rugby league and rugby union player, Lisa Fiaola has joined the Canberra Raiders as the club's Women’s Wellbeing and Education Manager.

Basketball comeback a mental game: Lauren Jackson

Opals legend Lauren Jackson says she has been tested more by the mental rather than the physical requirements of making a comeback to basketball.

GWS kickstart season with AFLW derby triumph over Swans

Greater Western Sydney have kickstarted their season with a commanding 47-point derby triumph over Sydney in the first-ever AFLW match at the SCG.

Lauren Jackson still at her best: Opals captain

Australian Opals captain Tess Madgen has declared that basketball great Lauren Jackson is still at the top of her game as the squad prepares for the FIBA World Cup that begins in Sydney later this month.

Super striker Michelle Heyman re-signs with Canberra United

Liberty A-League all-time leading scorer Michelle Heyman has agreed a two-year marquee deal with Canberra United which will keep her in green up until the conclusion of the 2023/2024 season.

WBBL and Thunder return to Canberra for 1st time in 3 years

Canberra is set to host its first Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) match in three years when Sydney Thunder hosts Melbourne Renegades at Manuka Oval on Tuesday 15 November   

Sam Kerr hailed as players’ Player of the Year

Australian football star Sam Kerr has been honoured for her remarkable season with another major award, voted by her fellow English soccer professionals as the women's player of the year.

‘Representation matters’ to Canberra Winter Olympian Laura Peel

Canberra Winter Olympian and World Champion aerial skier, Laura Peel caught up with Canberra Daily to chat about all things Olympics, female representation in sport, and falling in love with yoga.