ARE YOU NUTS ENOUGH TO ULTRA RUN? I AM!

If you’ve been to the Blue Mountains lately, whether to Katoomba Scenic World, Wentworth Falls, Mt Solitary or the Megalong Valley, you’ve likely seen an odd breed of human – not a hiker with poles and pack, and certainly not a family-snapping tourist, says trail runner Anne-Marie Cook. These people wear colourful socks, fancy vest-backpacks with tubes Read more…

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GOIN’ OFF-ROAD: HOW TO GET INTO TRAIL RUNNING

When I started running on surfaces that weren’t, y’know, concrete, I found out a few things, admits experienced trail runner Anne-Marie Cook. The first was that I wasn’t as skilled at ‘running’ as I thought I was. I figured that out pretty darn quickly, as I tripped and slipped my way through a 10-kay, and Read more…

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HOW TO TACKLE BULLIES IN SPORT

A couple of years ago the NRL announced a Tackle Bullying Program, to help teammates, friends and classmates understand the impact of bullies in sport and other areas of life, and how to deal with them. However, it’s an important reminder at the beginning of another season of sports that bullying is, sadly, still practised within our sporting Read more…

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20 NEW-RELEASE SPORT, FOOD AND HEALTH BOOKS!

Laze away summer arvos with a book – and we’re not talking a Mills & Boon romance here. Make it something inspirational, healthy or … delicious! Be it a bio or a novel, there are loads of new titles out now to entertain the whole family… CRICKET The Big Bash Book 2016-17 by Daniel Lane Get Read more…

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GUIDE TO SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPORTS

Sydney Sport’s Guide to Summer School Holiday Sports features exciting sports activities and programs around Sydney for kids of all ages. Sports are a fantastic way to help boys and girls burn energy while keeping them entertained over the school break. They will refine their motor skills, learn new game play, and may even make a few new friends, too! Browse the featured Summer school holiday Read more…

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WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK: DO YOU NEED ONE?

Back in June 2013 the NSW Commission for Children and Young People introduced a mandatory check for anyone who works around children, thus it was named the Working With Children Check (WWCC). So what does it involve for those working in the sporting industry? In a nutshell, the Working With Children Check is designed to help Read more…

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UNIQUE XMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR SPORTY PEEPS

Deck the halls with all things delightfully sporty this festive season. Where to start? How about with this list of goodies?! Buy them for loved ones or pop them on your own Chrissie wish list. We’ve arranged our Xmas gift ideas into three price ranges for ease of browsing… ♥ Under $50         ♥ $50 Read more…

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CYCLIST-FRIENDLY COFFEE STOPS ACROSS SYDNEY

Devotees of the bean and bike certainly love their cafes. Members of cycling clubs, MAMILs (middle-aged men in Lycra) and social riders can be seen gracing coffee stops, refuelling after a lengthy or leisurely cycle. So, where do they go? This list may offer a few clues… Cycling in the city, north, east south or west, we have you covered Read more…

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50 SPORTS BARS IN SYDNEY

Keen to watch a game and not sure where to go? Then take a look at these 50 sports bars spread all over Sydney. Many have big screens and show both national and international competitions. So, whether you lack Fox Sports, Sky or ESPN at home, or just want to soak up the atmosphere with other fans, take your pick Read more…

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TOP 20 SPORTS PLAYED AROUND THE NATION

No doubt about it, certain sports are more popular in particular areas and age groups. But, as a whole, which sport do you think tops the list in all people above the age of six? And is it a team or non-team sport? You might be surprised… Age 6-13 years In the 6-13 age group surveyed by Roy Morgan Read more…

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STAINS: HOW TO GET GRASS, BLOOD & DIRT OUT OF SPORTS GEAR!

Stains. They may be worn as a badge of honour during a match – proof of a well-fought game – but when it comes to laundry time, they can be a bugger to get out. So, here are our tricks to getting those grass, blood and dirt marks out of your sporting gear, so that it becomes a blank canvas again Read more…

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5 ADVENTURE TRIPS FOR STAY-FIT FANATICS

So, you’re not the lying-on-a-beach-or-by-the-pool-for-days type. That’s ok. There are plenty of places you can travel to that allow you to get your fit on while enjoying an escape from the daily grind. Here are just some you may like to book… 1. Cycle the Great Ocean Road Many of us have done the journey via Read more…

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WOW MEOWWW! THESE CATS CAN PLAY FOOTBALL!

Ok, so maybe they don’t belong in Reowww Madrid (sorry!), but we couldn’t resist having a bit of kitty fun and showing you what some clever cats have been doing with the round ball on YouTube. How their owners picked up on their football talent is anyone’s guess, but we’re sure glad they did! CATS CAN PLAY FOOTBALL! Read more…

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28 FRESH PRODUCE MARKETS IN SYDNEY

Maintaining a healthy and sporty lifestyle is dependent on good food habits. And where better to buy fresh greens, meats and more than at one of the many farmers and produce markets held on a regular basis around Sydney. This list of 28 local markets ensures you will always have fresh-is-best at hand. And don’t forget to have Read more…

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TIPS FOR TAKING YOUNGER KIDS TO THE STADIUM

When you’re a proud supporter, you can’t wait to share the love and take the kids along to games to watch your team play. In your mind’s eye you see them cheering alongside you and your family bond strengthening over a bucket of hot chips. But how do you keep them still and engaged for the whole Read more…

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10 SERIOUSLY STRANGE SPORTS PLAYED IN SYDNEY

It’s not all football, cricket and netball in Sydney. Believe it or not, there are stacks of locals involved in many other sports … and not all of them you would instantly recognise. The sports we’ve listed below all have a ‘little crazy’ element, but they also look like serious fun! 1. Subbuteo What is it? Also known Read more…

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THE FANS WHO GIVE A ‘TWEET’ ABOUT LEAGUE PLAYER TATTOOS

It’s no secret sporting stars have had a fascination with ink for a number of years now. But no other sport appears to showcase tattoo creativity like the National Rugby League. Players have permanently adorned their bodies with every design from numbers and faces to ‘words of wisdom’ and even angel wings. So what have the fans been saying about Read more…

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50 SONGS TO GET SWEATY TO – VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE!

There is just something about some songs that resonates with a great work-out. A tempo that drives you to go faster, push harder, strive to be a winner! Here are 50 songs that have made lists around globe as the best songs to work-out to. So, which ones are your favourites? Vote now so we can see! In 2006, Read more…

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SYDNEY’S MOLLY TAYLOR IS REVVING UP AUSTRALIAN MOTORSPORT!

She’s just brought home the prestigious Peter Brock Medal from the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport’s Night of Champions Gala, but rally driver Molly Taylor has been getting noticed in the world of motorsport for quite some time now, and she’ll certainly create many more headlines before she hangs up her helmet. Molly has rally driving in her blood – born and Read more…

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12 REALLY REALLY RANDOM SPORT FACTS

We all love a little sports trivia, and the weirder the better. So let’s see if you know any of the following facts… 1. A soccer ball consists of 32 synthetic leather patches – 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons. True leather isn’t used as it soaks up water. 2. Round 18 of the AFL in Read more…

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WHICH SPORTING LOGOS ARE HIDING SYDNEY ICONS?

Sporting teams and associations in Sydney are mighty proud of their location. And really, what’s not to love about Sydney? There are endless beautiful beaches and waterways, and stunning landmarks that are recognised the world over. Take a look at the Sydney icons hiding in our sporting logos. Most you might have noticed, but others are a bit more Read more…

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