Siren Spotlight—a century of baseball for women in Australia

The Siren Spotlight series launched with a brilliant longread from baseball superstar Amy McCann about the long and fascinating history of women’s baseball in Australia.  Long before the All American Girls Professional Baseball League catapulted women’s baseball into popular culture in the 1940s, Australia was busy crafting leagues of their own all over the country.  …

History makers: five trailblazing women from the history of cricket

Kirby Fenwick has been back in the archives and the history books to collate this list of five trailblazing women from the history of cricket. Australian cricket is brimming with trailblazing women. As players, administrators and journalists, these pioneers worked hard to build the foundations (and in some cases, the actual grounds) that today’s stars play …

Five moments from the history of the Paralympic Games

The Paralympics are filled with memorable moments—stories of records broken and medals won. We’ve dived into the history books and collected five such stories.   The Paralympics may have a slightly shorter history than the Olympics, but that history is still jam packed with incredible feats of strength and speed, and plenty of records broken …