Edition: Summer 2011 Sport And Healthy Living

Balancing act

Balancing act

7 January 2013 TH

Beijing Olympian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Ashleigh Brennan talks about keeping the balance between gymnastics, her studies, friends and family.

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Chasing something more

Chasing something more

7 January 2013 TH

It's remembered as one of the greatest run chases in the history of Australian cricket, but there is a back story to Justin Langer's famous innings that isn't so well known.

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God's First XI

God’s First XI

7 January 2013 TH

Cricket wasn't played in biblical times, but that doesn't stop us from wondering how biblical figures and early Christians might have performed with the bat and ball. How do you think today's Australian cricket team would match up against this group?

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Marathon priest

Marathon priest

7 January 2013 TH

Running gives Sydney parish priest Fr Edward Dooley SJ a chance to find time with God.

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Bodies 'r' us

Explorations: Bodies ‘r’ us

7 January 2013 TH

Our bodies are the means by which we experience God and the world around us. Sometimes it is through the joy of running in the park, or a physical connection with someone we love. Other times, it happens through the pain of sickness and frailty. To respect and look after our bodies is to treasure God's precious gift to us.

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Best foot forward

Best foot forward

7 January 2013 TH

What better way to explore the link between faith and physical activity than a walk in the bush?

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Riding with hope

Riding with hope

7 January 2013 TH

The challenge of a marathon journey is a small thing compared to a mother's desire to keep her daughter's legacy alive.

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Dream teams

Dream teams

7 January 2013 TH

Elite sporting stars are becoming role models for Indigenous young people, helping them see the benefits in health and fitness.

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Coaching the coaches

Coaching the coaches

7 January 2013 TH

In June 2010, Dr Paul Callery and a group of students from the Australian Catholic University travelled to East Timor to launch the East Timor Sports Program.

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Editorial: Sport and healthy living

7 January 2011 TH

In Australia, summer and sport go hand in hand, whether it's cricket on the beach, or touch football in the park. Our beautiful climate and many open spaces are a gift for sports-lovers to savour.

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Unguarded moments: The race of our lives

7 January 2011 TH

It doesn't matter whether we are first past the post, it's how we compete that counts.

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A big day for Australia

7 January 2011 TH

8000 Australian pilgrims made their way to the Vatican City in October to witness the canonisation of Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop. One of them shares her story

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