Evonne Goolagong Cawley: Aboriginal That Changed The World of Tennis

Evonne Goolagong Cawley: Who Was She? Evonne Goolagong Cawley is an Australian tennis legend whose career spanned from the 1960s to the 1980s. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest female tennis players of all time, having won seven Grand Slam singles titles during her illustrious career. During her career she was nicknamed … Read more

Sarah ‘Fanny’ Durack: Australia Didn’t Want To Send Her to the Olympics. So She Raised Her Own Funds and Won the Gold Medal

Fanny Durack: Who Was She? Fanny Durack was an Australian swimmer and the first female to win an Olympic gold medal for Australia. She won the 100 meters freestyle event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, setting a new world record in the process. In addition to her Olympic success, Durack won two silver medals in … Read more