Great Sportswomen – Anna Rawson

Anna Rawson was born in Adelaide and first stepped into the spotlight at the age of sixteen, when she won a modelling competition for Dolly magazine. In 2000, she played in the Australian Open, where she was recruited for a golfing scholarship at the University of Southern California. She led the USC team to their … [Read the full story]

Great Sportswomen – Yelena Isinbaeva

On 22 July 2005 Yelena Isinbaeva became the first woman to clear the historic 5.00 metre (16.4 feet) barrier in pole vault. At the age of 27 Isinbaeva has been a nine-time major champion (Olympic, World outdoor and indoor champion and European outdoor and indoor champion). Isinbaeva’s current world records are 5.06 m outdoors, a … [Read the full story]

Great Sportswomen – Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis was born September 30, 1980 and was a professional tennis player from Switzerland. Born in Kosice, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), Hingis lived for a time in Florida but has now returned to Switzerland. She was named after Martina Navratilova, another tennis player of Czechoslovakian origin. At one time ranked #1 in the world for … [Read the full story]

Great Sportswomen – Ana Ivanovic

On September 8, 2007, Ana Ivanović became a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia, alongside Aleksandar Đorđević, Jelena Janković and Emir Kusturica. She takes a special interest in the fields of education and child protection. Ivanović visited a primary school in Serbia during her inauguration and said that she is “also looking forward to going into … [Read the full story]

Great Sportswomen – Candice Michelle

Here at Ozzie News we are starting a section of sportswomen of the world. Some folk don’t take sportswomen seriously, and to those of you who don’t…we hope to educate you and maybe you’ll change your minds. Candice Michelle was born September 30, 1978 and is an American model, actress, and professional wrestler best known … [Read the full story]