tokyo olympics

Matildas Abroad: A hero finally returns to action

Matildas Abroad: A hero finally returns to action

While the Matildas Olympic squad trains in multi-layers, Elise Kellond-Knight returned from a year on the sidelines and Emma Checker was named captain of her Icelandic club. 7 Jul 2021
Arnie hopes Olympics rebuild Arzani career

Arnie hopes Olympics rebuild Arzani career

Olyroos coach Graham Arnold hopes the Tokyo Olympics will be the launching pad to reignite the career of Socceroos winger Daniel Arzani. 29 Jun 2021
'Top team that will challenge us' - Matildas to play Sweden in Olympic warm-up

'Top team that will challenge us' - Matildas to play Sweden in Olympic warm-up

The Matildas will continue their build-up for the Tokyo Olympics with a friendly against European heavyweights Sweden. 18 May 2021
'Change thinking and improve game sense,' encourages Matildas legend

'Change thinking and improve game sense,' encourages Matildas legend

Matildas legend Joey Peters has encouraged Australian coaches to improve the ‘game sense’ in women’s football. 15 Apr 2021
'Their quality will challenge us' - Matildas add Dutch to Tokyo build-up

'Their quality will challenge us' - Matildas add Dutch to Tokyo build-up

Three days after they return to action in a blockbuster clash with Germany, the Matildas will back up against the Netherlands. 25 Mar 2021
Matildas secure blockbuster Germany clash

Matildas secure blockbuster Germany clash

The Matildas will be back in action for the first time in more than a year when they take on world No.2 Germany in a key friendly ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. 25 Mar 2021
Victory defender Ryan's sights on Tokyo

Victory defender Ryan's sights on Tokyo

Olyroos and Melbourne Victory defender Dylan Ryan is targeting the Tokyo Olympics as he seeks a springboard to a long-term future in Europe. 22 Jan 2021
A-L starts can deliver Tokyo medal: Arnold

A-L starts can deliver Tokyo medal: Arnold

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold believes the rise in minutes for his Olyroos in the A-League can help generate a medal for Australia at the Tokyo Olympics. 21 Jan 2021
Tough love just the ticket for Matildas

Tough love just the ticket for Matildas

Matildas midfielder Tameka Yallop says new coach Tony Gustavsson's plan to arrange a tough schedule before this year's Olympics is ideal preparation for Tokyo. 21 Jan 2021
'It's been so long...' - Matildas eyeing busy 2021: Raso

'It's been so long...' - Matildas eyeing busy 2021: Raso

The Matildas haven't assembled since March due to the coronavirus pandemic but are preparing to make up for it with busy international windows in 2021. 11 Dec 2020
Olyroos to play A-League’s Sydney FC, Macarthur

Olyroos to play A-League’s Sydney FC, Macarthur

The Olyroos will play their first matches since qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics against A-League teams Sydney FC and Macarthur FC later this month. 4 Nov 2020
'It's massive for me' - Mariners snatch Olyroos attacker

'It's massive for me' - Mariners snatch Olyroos attacker

Central Coast Mariners have secured in-demand Olyroo Daniel Bouman on a one-year deal in a much needed boost to their attacking lineup. 30 Oct 2020
Matildas veteran insists she's not 'near the end' despite speculation

Matildas veteran insists she's not 'near the end' despite speculation

Matildas defender Clare Polkinghorne, 31, is in no rush to hang up her boots, especially with the prospect of a home World Cup in 2023 to look forward to. 30 Jun 2020
Sermanni to coach NZ women at Olympics

Sermanni to coach NZ women at Olympics

Long-serving former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni has been confirmed as the NZ women's coach at next year's Tokyo Olympics. 14 Jun 2020
NZ Football ignores players, dumps coach

NZ Football ignores players, dumps coach

NZ Football has axed their Olympic men's coach Des Buckingham, defying a combined plea from the players that he be retained. 1 May 2020
'What works...what doesn't...' - Polkinghorne keen to drive football future

'What works...what doesn't...' - Polkinghorne keen to drive football future

Matilda Clare Polkinghorne has her eyes on next year's Tokyo Olympics but is also keen to help drive football's future as part of the FFA's new think tank. 29 Apr 2020