olympics

Patience key to Matildas' Olympic hopes

Patience key to Matildas' Olympic hopes

Matildas coach Ante Milicic believes patience will be the key in his team's Olympic qualifier against Vietnam, with a spot in Tokyo on the line. 5 Mar 2020
Arnie: Chuck us a quid, ScoMo!

Arnie: Chuck us a quid, ScoMo!

Coach Graham Arnold is begging the Federal Government to chip in with some cash for football ahead of the Olyroos Tokyo campaign. 27 Feb 2020
Unchanged Matildas set for Golden playoff

Unchanged Matildas set for Golden playoff

The Matildas will take an unchanged squad into their home-and-away Olympic qualification playoff next month against Vietnam. 19 Feb 2020
Matildas seek to crack 'park the bus' code

Matildas seek to crack 'park the bus' code

Captain Sam Kerr admits the Matildas haven't quite cracked the code on teams who "park the bus" after China ground out a 1-1 draw in their epic Olympic qualifier in Sydney. 14 Feb 2020
Matildas salvage draw in Olympic qualifier

Matildas salvage draw in Olympic qualifier

The Matildas have salvaged a 1-1 draw with China in their Olympic qualifier in Sydney, courtesy of an injury-time thunderbolt from Emily van Egmond. 13 Feb 2020
Matildas Player Ratings vs China

Matildas Player Ratings vs China

The Matildas have Emily Van Egmond to thank as they salvaged a 1-1 draw at home to China and topping Group B. They will now face Vietnam in a two-legged affair in March to earn a spot at Tokyo 2020. 13 Feb 2020
China block easier Tokyo road for Matildas

China block easier Tokyo road for Matildas

Unbeaten China are aiming to throw a spanner in the works for the Matildas' Tokyo Olympics hopes with an upset win in their final group qualifier in Sydney. 12 Feb 2020
China belt Taiwan, reach Olympic playoff

China belt Taiwan, reach Olympic playoff

China have remained unbeaten to set up a clash with Australia to determine top spot of their women's Olympic soccer qualification group. 10 Feb 2020
Matildas' Foord ready to shoot for Gunners

Matildas' Foord ready to shoot for Gunners

Matildas striker Caitlin Foord is looking forward to spreading her wings with Arsenal once this week's Olympic qualifying stage is over. 8 Feb 2020
Quarantined China team training in Brisbane hotel's hallways

Quarantined China team training in Brisbane hotel's hallways

China's best female footballers have been forced to train in hotel corridors ahead of their Olympic qualifying opener in Sydney on Friday. 4 Feb 2020
Unfinished business for Matildas' Emily Gielnik

Unfinished business for Matildas' Emily Gielnik

Matildas forward Emily Gielnik has plenty of motivation heading into the Olympics qualifying matches in Sydney. 4 Feb 2020
Taiwan beat Thais in Olympic qualifier

Taiwan beat Thais in Olympic qualifier

The Matildas will face a rejuvenated Taiwan who upset Thailand in an Olympic Games soccer qualifier on Monday. 3 Feb 2020
China’s disadvantage benefits Australia

China’s disadvantage benefits Australia

A rejig of China's draw for the upcoming Sydney Tokyo Olympic qualifiers puts the team at a heavy disadvantage. 1 Feb 2020
‘They should put their hands up’ - Selection headaches await Graham Arnold following Olympic qualification

‘They should put their hands up’ - Selection headaches await Graham Arnold following Olympic qualification

The dust hadn’t even settled on the Olyroos progression to Tokyo 2020 before the speculating began: just who would earn the right to call themselves Olympian come July. 26 Jan 2020
Three Things We Learnt: Oz v Thailand

Three Things We Learnt: Oz v Thailand

Australia’s journey to Tokyo 2020 is back on track after a come-from-behind 2-1 win over host nation Thailand at the AFC U23 Championships. 12 Jan 2020
Champs and Chumps: Who impressed for the Olyroos?

Champs and Chumps: Who impressed for the Olyroos?

Draws against Iraq are becoming all-too common for Australia's national teams. 9 Jan 2020