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Bisset breaks her own 800m national record

Catriona Bisset has broken her own national 800m record with a run that has suddenly propelled her into medal contention at the Olympic games. Bisset slashed almost a second from her previous record set two years ago when she ran 1:58.09 in Poland on Sunday, 0.69 seconds quicker than her prior mark. Primed for the Games: Catriona Bisset.Credit:Getty Images The […]

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Australia’s gymnastic governing bodies must confront sport’s ugly past

For a nation that takes inordinate pride in its sporting prowess and medal tallies, this week’s Human Rights Commission report into the culture of gymnastics in Australia is not easy reading. It reveals a litany of systemic problems involving bullying, fat shaming, harassment, assault and a widespread use of authoritarian coaching methods. The revelations in Australia follow an outpouring of […]

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