CPR: WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO?

Just because you play sport once or twice a week, it doesn’t mean you’re automatically heart fit. The number of people who suffer heart issues while enjoying a weekend game of football, or running around a court, is alarming, especially in those over the age of 40. And not all of them live to tell their tale. Read more…

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NEW WEET-BIX COOKBOOK WITH RECIPES FROM SPORTS STARS

It’s fair to say Weet-Bix has been an Aussie brekkie staple for as long as most of us can remember (since 1920 to be exact). But there are many more ways to serve these crunchy biscuits than just popping them in a bowl and pouring over some milk… Weet-Bix has launched a new e-recipe book, Weet-Bix Cook Book, Read more…

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THE BACHELOR’S NEW APP WILL MAKE YOU SWEAT…

Some athletes are following strict training regimens, where there is no room for procrastination. But many others just want to maintain their health and fitness to play their chosen sport on a weekend. Working out for an hour a day can be tricky to factor into a hectic lifestyle, but could you do 28 minutes? I chatted with recent Aussie Bachelor and personal trainer Read more…

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RIPS – HOW TO RECOGNISE THESE OCEAN CURRENTS … AND GET OUT!

As a former surf lifesaver, when I’m at a beach I constantly find myself automatically in patrol mode, and I’m always troubled seeing the amount of swimmers that enter the surf straight into a rip zone, reveals musician Kenny Jewel. This includes, and most worryingly of all, children. I hope the below tips will help. I know Read more…

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17 GOLF DRIVING RANGES AROUND SYDNEY

If you want to practise your killer swing, or the weather is too woeful for a round, a golf driving range is ideal. Take your own clubs to hone your skills (or you can often hire an iron or driver there) then choose how big a bucket of balls you wish to attack. Golf driving ranges are Read more…

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20 PUBLIC POOLS, ROCK POOLS + BATHS IN SYDNEY

Warmer weather means trips to local public pools and baths are more common, whether for laps of leisure to stay fit and healthy, or to further your swimming training. Take a look at our list of public swimming pools in Sydney, both by the sea and in the suburbs. We let you know which are saltwater and chlorinated, and which are heated, so Read more…

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CRICKET FAN? JOIN RYAN CARTERS IN BATTING FOR CHANGE!

In 2013, 23-year-old Sydney Sixers and NSW cricketer Ryan Carters was kayaking in Mongolia, contemplating the world while on a break from his burgeoning cricket career and uni degree. It was here he was struck by an idea that would utilise cricket to change the lives of those in developing nations: Batting for Change was born. Marketing and Fundraising Read more…

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HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR KIDS’ MOTOR SKILLS WITH SPORT + EXERCISE

There’s nothing more amazing than watching your precious little ones grow into their bodies. As parents, we marvel at what they do and what they learn every day. Through natural development and the right encouragement much of the physical progress we observe, from babyhood to beyond, comes naturally. However, other skills do need some assistance Read more…

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26 SPORT APPS FOR FANS, FUN + FITNESS

Here are a stack of sport apps that will help you get fit, add a bit of sporty fun to your day and keep you informed about the latest scores and much more…

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JAN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS KIDS’ SPORTS CAMPS!

If you need to entertain the kids these school holidays, while keeping them active and healthy, then look no further than Sydney Sport for exciting sports camps and activities for boys and girls of all ages…

ARE YOU A FITBIT FANATIC? TAKE OUR TEST!

It doesn’t matter whether you are a top athlete, a social player, or simply want to be fit and healthy and maintain your weight, the Fitbit craze (and the use of other fitness trackers) has well and truly swept the nation. Whereby colour worn around the wrist used to signify bangles, Swatch watches and friendship bands, it now Read more…

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SYDNEY SPORT IS HIRING! CASUAL SALES CONSULTANTS WANTED

Do you enjoy a range of different sports and fitness activities and love talking to people about them? Do you want to work your own hours from home? Do you have a natural sales ability with a drive to get results? Sydney Sport is looking to hire three casual sales consultants to sell the Your Sport and Support Crew Read more…

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NEW AUSSIE SPORTS BOOKS IN TIME FOR XMAS

Great for a Christmas gift or a lazy summer holiday read, these new sports titles will have you captivated as you turn each page to learn more about the sportspeople you admire and the incredible journeys many have taken. That Night: A Decade On, The Story Of Australian Football’s Greatest Night by Adam Peacock It’s 16 November Read more…

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DUNBAR ROVERS FC WINNING FANS WITH ‘FREE FOOTBALL FOR THE TALENTED’

For the first time in this country FREE Football Development Scholarships are being offered to talented youth by Eastern Suburbs football club Dunbar Rovers FC NPL. And with son Dylan currently playing for the club, author and journalist Liz Deep-Jones has joined the ranks of parents and players who couldn’t be more excited. She reveals Read more…

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15 PLACES TO STAY AT NEAR MAJOR SYDNEY STADIUMS

If a huge sporting event is in town, the thought of driving in congested traffic and finding a park can certainly dampen the spirit. Plus, you’re limited to how much you can drink. So, why not make a real night of it and stay somewhere nearby within walking distance?  Here are some of Sydney’s largest stadiums all with Read more…

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A SCANDALOUS AFFAIR WITH FLARES AT THE A-LEAGUE

I love going to an A-League game. The chanting of opposing fans at each end of the stadium is electric, adding to the already sizzling atmosphere of a live match. But it appears some fans are adding their own ‘electricity’ in the form of flares. And while they can look pretty colourful from across a crowded stadium, they can Read more…

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SPORTS DRINKS: FACTS TO DRINK UP

The purpose of sports drinks is to rehydrate and refuel your body while you’re doing exercise. And when you’re working up a sweat over a long period of time, they can certainly be more effective than drinking water alone. But when should you or shouldn’t you chug back a sports drink? And what do all those mysterious Read more…

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HAYFEVER CAN REALLY BLOW YOUR PERFORMANCE!

It’s springtime. The flowers are out and it’s getting warmer – the perfect setting for a run, game or training, right? Unfortunately, not for some! Springtime can mean a runny nose, blocked sinuses and itchy eyes for many, which can truly put a dampener on training and performance. At this time of year, anyone who suffers Read more…

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THE GOAL TO SAVE NETBALLERS’ KNEES

If you’re a netballer, you would know that knee and ankle injuries are a common side effect of this action-packed game. But a new program developed by Netball Australia with support from the Australian Institute of Sport is set to change all that. It’s called the KNEE Program – Knee injury prevention for Netballers to Enhance Read more…

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ASTROTURF PLAYING FIELDS – ARE THEY A CUT ABOVE GRASS?

We’re seeing more and more astroturf playing fields popping up around Sydney. This means players are no longer swooshing around in mud after another of Sydney’s downpours, and grounds can stay open. But does this surface change the game? And what does it mean for the environment and the overall cost of maintenance? We investigate. The first Read more…

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DUCK! IT’S MAGPIE SEASON!

Spring is here and that typically means magpie daddies and other swooping birds are defending their young. So it might pay to be a little more vigilant when heading to and from training or you could come under attack, even when you’re minding your own business. You only have to log on to social sites such as Magpie Read more…

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10 GREAT SPORT BOOKS FOR KIDS AND TEENS

If you love your sport, you probably have a stack of tomes relating to the genre stashed on bookshelves around the house. But what if you’re a youngster just starting out? You don’t want pages of stats and player profiles – you just want a read that makes you love sport even more. Something a little Read more…

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