Ante Milicic faces the media to name his first squad for the Cup of Nations, saying he is unconcerned about the turmoil that came before his appointment.
Some of Australia's sports have taken steps to achieve pay equity for male and female athletes — now a group of 17 sporting chiefs release a plan to close the gender pay gap.
Following a shocking month of controversy, the Matildas finally have an interim coach, with former Socceroo Ante Milicic to take charge of the team through to the end of the Women's World Cup in July.
Football Federation Australia should be basking in the glow of the upcoming W-League grand final but instead it is under fire because of its abysmal performance in the Alen Stajcic sacking, writes Richard Hinds.
Only hours before he was sacked, former Matilda's coach Alen Stajcic allegedly described the team environment as "dysfunctional" and "cancerous", according to the Football Federation Australia board.
Having started the week in a Thai jail, footballer and refugee Hakeem al-Araibi meets with supporters and politicians including the Prime Minister in Canberra to thank them for their role in getting him home.
The campaign to free Australian footballer and refugee Hakeem al-Araibi after 76 days in a Thai prison is a victory for a grassroots movement that snowballed into an international juggernaut, writes David Mark.
Melbourne-based refugee Hakeem al-Araibi is on his way to Australia after his release from a Thai prison late last night and is is expected to arrive in Melbourne this afternoon.
Former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic speaks for the first time since his shock sacking, saying the process has taken "a huge personal toll on my family" and he is considering legal action against the FFA.
Six goals, a send-off, extra-time, and the first-ever hat-trick in W-League finals history —Sam Kerr and the Perth Glory seal a place in the grand final with a win over Melbourne Victory.