12 Apr 2024

Sports commentator Dana Johannsen

From Nine To Noon, 11:30 am on 12 April 2024

In a move proving controversial, athletics has become the first sport to offer prize money to Olympic champions, announcing that gold medallists in Paris will earn US$50,000.

A Brisbane-based rugby fan became the first person to be prosecuted for online abuse of a rugby referee during last year's Rugby World Cup in what has been described as a landmark case.

And Netball's ANZ Premiership gets under way this weekend and the big question is - is there any team that can challenge the Mystics' dominance?

Mila Reuelu-Buchanan
ANZ Premiership Netball Grand Final 2023. Stars v Mystics, Globox Arena, Hamilton, New Zealand. Sunday 4 June 2023. © Mandatory credit: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

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