It’s time to talk about periods in sport

Linda Pearce looks at a new education program from the AIS, the Female Performance and Health Initiative that addresses how periods and pregnancy impact performance. It started with a confession. A light-hearted one. Sitting with Olympic diver Anabelle Smith at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre, this 35-year veteran of sportswriting admitted to a personal …

The sport that won Amie Thompson’s heart

Siren Collaborator Mary Konstantopoulos speaks to artistic swimmer, Amie Thompson, about how the sport won her over and her hopes to bring more fans in. Before I introduce you all to artistic swimmer Amie Thompson, I want to set the record straight on two frequently asked questions. First of all it’s artistic swimming. Not synchronised …