Strong minded: Gülcan Koca and her impact on young fans

Emerging Sports Writer Program participant Sienna Nobile spoke with one of her heroes, footballer Gülcan Koca, reflecting on the athlete’s journey and their first encounter. “People aren’t a fan of you because they dislike you. They’re a fan of you because they admire you.” Humble is the perfect word to describe Turkish-Australian footballer Gülcan Koca. …

Bending the narrative: how film & TV makes women’s sport visible

Emerging Sports Writer Program participant Lauren McIntosh shares the unusual, yet valid avenue through which she was exposed to, and grew to love, women’s sport. Do you remember the first time you laced up your ballet slippers? Passed a netball? Witnessed someone execute that impossible kick? For me I remember all three. From being influenced …