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Yes, there is a risk of injuring yourself while playing netball but the overall risk of serious injury is relatively small – and far outweighed by the benefit of being active and part of a team.
If children enjoy sport, they’re more likely to continue to play over a lifetime.
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Be careful before you rush your kids into so-called “talent identification” sports programs – you might be putting a whole lifetime of enjoyable exercise at risk.
Parents can fork out big bucks for different shoes for different sports for their children.
If you’ve been injury-free in your current sports shoe, and you’re performing at a level you are happy with, you may already have the right shoes on your feet.
Not so “ladylike” – the netball rivalry between Australian and New Zealand will continue at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Commonwealth Games netball is an intensely physical and competitive affair. It’s a far cry from netball’s roots – the game was designed to shape women into model middle-class citizens.
A fast-paced soccer game in Zambia.
Getting involved in sports-based projects offers young Zambians a sense of community and helps them to build new support systems.
The Australian netball team after their gold medal win at the Netball World Cup in 2015.
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Netball – one of Australia’s most popular sports – is on track to turn professional. Is this an exciting new chapter for female athletes? Or does netball’s success draw attention from other sports, where women can smack balls, and roam freely?
Robinvale footballers have been recruited into an active campaign to heal community divisions, which includes playing an annual Harmony Match.
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Standing in the social rooms of Robinvale Football Netball Club on presentation night is perhaps like standing in any sports club in regional Australia when their vote count is on. There are the usual…