Podcast: WNBA star and Australian Opal Tully Bevilaqua

In this instalment of the Siren podcast, Kasey Symons speaks to WNBA star and Australian Opal Tully Bevilaqua about her new project with Lauren Jackson. Full transcript: Alison Smirnoff   Welcome to another Siren Sport podcast. On this episode, our resident baller and Siren co-founder Kasey Symons chats to former Australian Opal and 2004 WNBA championship …

Proud 2 Play’s commitment to trans and gender diverse inclusion in sport

Proud 2 Play’s new trans and gender diverse advisory board offers insight, information and support from athletes who know how to drive the conversation forward. March 31 was Trans Day of Visibility. But we need to continue the conversation. Trans and gender diverse inclusion in sport is so important, but actions to be more inclusive …

Dreamer: documenting the journey to form the first all-girls football team in rural Azerbaijan

Director Imam Hasanov and Producer Maria Ibrahimova chat to Siren about their inspiring film project, Dreamer, and how you can help support this story. Content Warning: This article includes mentions of forced marriage and suicide. Mamed has a dream. He wants to form the first all-girls football team in rural Azerbaijan. DREAMER, a film by …

Amber Merritt on Tokyo 2021, Leadership and Mental Health

Kasey Symons chats with Paralympian and Australian Glider Amber Merritt from hotel quarantine as COVID-19 continues to disrupt athlete’s preparations for the Tokyo Games. As we keep working to adjust to sport with no fans, for some athletes, it might not make too much a difference.  “Honestly, my parents in London, they were amazing, but …